Roadside Oddities

All Aboard for Northlandz!

There’s a place in New Jersey where mountain gorges descend sharply into turbulent roiling rivers. Through these rocky ravines train tracks cling precariously to the steeply pitched mountainsides. A locomotive passes on its daily rounds on the gravity defying line, … Continue reading

The “Chair House” of Route 9

There’s an oddly shaped house located on Route 9 South in the little town of West Creek that has had passersby scratching their heads in wonder for the past 75 years or so. But it’s not the strange shape of the home, with its steeple-like tower, it’s what’s on top that has always inspired people’s curiosity…a lone chair. Continue reading

The Brick Midget House of Brick

For Sale: Charming cozy ranch style brick cottage in Brick, NJ, located on a spacious lot near the water. One bedroom, one bath, dine-in kitchen, living room with working brick fireplace, and an outdoor pool. Note: Prospective buyers should not … Continue reading

Light Dispelling Darkness

One of the most unique, and downright bizarre roadside attractions to be found in New Jersey is surprisingly not the work of some eccentric with too much spare time on his hands. It’s actually a federally funded work of public … Continue reading

Greek’s Playland, Monroe

It would not be an exaggeration to say that Greek’s Playland in Monroe Township is the most unique park of its kind in the entire world. It would not be an exaggeration because to our knowledge there are no other … Continue reading