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Tired of the same old vacations? Check out our collection of the world's wackiest things to do and see -- we're sure you'll want to write home about them.

1. Wackiest Roadside Attractions

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox
two stout monks, flickr
We uncover some of the most amazing, not-to-be missed roadside attractions in the US -- from California to NYC, and everywhere in between. Pull over and take a gander at these fun works of art.

2. World's Wackiest Souvenirs

Snake Whiskey
Tony Bowden, flickr
You'd have to see it to believe it! We reveal some of the most bizarre souvenirs you probably never want to bring back with you after visiting Japan, Thailand and Australia.

3. World's Wackiest Holiday Traditions

La Befana
Eleonara Gianinetto, flickr
Forget St. Nick. The world's wackiest holiday traditions feature everything from a goat-like monster to a benevolent old witch.

4. World's Wackiest Spa Treatments

Grove Park Inn
Grove Park Inn
Aura imaging at Grove Park Inn, a fish spa treatment at Le Blanc Spa Resort, and a massage by a blind man at Amansara Resort are just a few examples of the weirdest spa treatments around the world.

5. World's Wackiest Competitions

Wife-Carrying Competition
Getty Images
From the Wife-Carrying Competition in Finland to the worldwide sport of extreme ironing, the spirit of competition is alive and well outside the world of the more & traditional & sports.

6. World's Wackiest Skyscrapers

30 St. Mary Axe
Getty Images
Architecture reaches new heights with these outrageous skyscrapers all the way from Dubai to Ohio.

7. World's Wackiest Museums

Burlingame Pez Museum
Joey Rozier, flickr
These museums take quirky to a whole new level with galleries devoted to everything from vintage candy dispensers to everyones second favorite condiment.

8. World's Wackiest Cruises

Vampires at Sea
Thinkstock
Whether youre into knitting, vampires, or even just general nudity & chances are, theres a wacky theme cruise for you.

9. World's Wackiest Festivals

Camel Cup Australia
Peter Carroll
Cultural traditions that make the least sense often make for the best festivals. Here are the wackiest -- and most fun -- festivals we could find.

10. World's Wackiest Pub Crawls

Lepre-Con
Flickr4Jazz, flickr
Ever felt like wearing your Batman costume in public but decided against it after realizing that it isn't exactly socially acceptable? Well then, youre in luck there's a pub crawl for that.

11. World's Wackiest Holidays

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Jeff Swensen
Think relying on a groundhog's shadow to predict the end of winter makes little sense? Check out even stranger celebrations from around the world.

12. World's Wackiest Road Signs

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Check out some of the weirdest road signs from around the world, including Abu Dhabi, Namibia and Australia.

13. World's Wackiest Races

Run for Your Lives, Nationwide
HGL
On your mark, get set, check out the world's wackiest races. Racers compete in wild feats of strength and speed -- sometimes even in stilettos -- carrying brides and pushing hospital beds.
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