14 of the World’s Largest Items located in a Small Town in Illinois
The little town has about 2,800 in population, but Casey, Illinois has some BIG records no town can come close too.
Located close to the Indiana border, Casey, Illinois is a must see visit town for 14 reasons. A local businessman and craftsman by the name of Jim Bolin has put the small town on the map. Bolin has created 14 of the World's Largest Items and even hold 12 of the Gunnies World Record out of the 14. Items such as the World's Largest Wind Chime, World's Largest Golf Tee, World's Largest Rocking Chair. and World's Largest Teeter Totter just to name a few.
Two of the 14 items held the world's record (World’s Largest Knitting Needles and World’s Largest Crochet Hook), but have since been beaten. The talented craftsman has also created a giant Minion and PokeBall to keep cool with the kids. There are some other BIG items to check out the didn't make the Gunnies Book of World Records, The Big Ear of Corn, The Big Mousetrap, and The Big Pizza Slicer.
So, here is another fun road trip to take the family on and a good Instagram photo op for off of you Instagramers out there. Just another inexpensive way to get the family in the car and take a road trip vacation without spending a ton of money. See, you can have fun in the car with your parents (said no kid ever), but you never know they might just put the phone down long enough to enjoy the little town with big items.