RV Sidetrip to The Enchanted Highway

 RV Sidetrip to The Enchanted Highway

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The Enchanted Highway is a collection of the world's largest scrap metal sculptures constructed at intervals along a 32-mile stretch of two-lane highway that cuts south across the prairie off I-94 in western North Dakota.

The road is so rural and remote, it doesn’t even have a real name…. thus, because of the amazing sculptures… locals started calling it the ”Enchanted Highway.”

A local artist named Gary Greff started building the towering sculptures in 1990 to draw people off the interstate and to small towns like Regent, to keep it from drying up. But the stunning beauty of the prairie is just as much a draw as Greff’s amazing sculptures, which he continue to erect each year.

Here’s a video of the Enchanted Highway that we posted in our RV Lifestyle YouTube Channel as we traveled it in our RV.

From I-94, take exit 72 near Gladstone, North Dakota and just follow the two lane 32 miles to Regent. Yo’ ll see all the sculptures. There are ample pullouts for RVs.

Remember though, to return to the interstate, you need to retrace your route 32 miles back, making it a 64 mile sidetrip – well worth it in our opinion..

That’s because… it’s the Enchanted Highway.

Mike Wendland

Mike Wendland is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road at RVLifestyle.com. He and Jennifer also host the weekly RV Podcast and do twice-weekly videos on the YouTube RV Lifestyle Channel. They have written 10 books on RV travel.

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