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Little Green Sprout
Minnesota

Little Green Sprout

In the 1970s the Jolly Green Giant made a new friend: Little Green Sprout. A small (well, smaller that the giant statue) version hangs out at a gas station in Blue Earth holding a beer and a pizza. Site: Little Green Sprout Statue Location: A gas station just off of I-90, at the Blue Earth exit Cost: Free to see. Hours: Always Visible Date: August 30, 2008 ...
Jolly Green Giant Wooden Cutouts
Minnesota

Jolly Green Giant Wooden Cutouts

Just beside the Jolly Green Giant statue are some wooden cutouts of his pal Sprout and some farmers! Site: Jolly Green Giant Statue Location: 1130 Giant Drive, Blue Earth, MN Cost: Free to see. Hours: Always Visible Date: August 30, 2008 ...
Jolly Green Giant
Minnesota

Jolly Green Giant

What's big, green, and laughs like Santa Claus? The Jolly Green Giant of course! The Jolly Green Giant was created by the advertising firm Leo Burnett in the 1920s to serve as the spokesman for the Green Giant food company. To this day his likeness still appears in advertisements for their products. Blue Earth, Minnesota celebrates the famed advertising icon in the form of a massive 55-foot ...
Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.