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Travel Picks: 10 wacky summer U.S. events
Reuters
June 24, 2010

 

Fancy some mashed potato wrestling? Or what about the world's largest chicken dance or an Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition?

For travelers looking for fun event this summer, travel website TripAdvisor (www.tripadvisor.com) has come up with the top 10 wackiest summer events in the United States this summer.

"These offbeat events are sure to create lasting memories, without breaking the bank," said Karen Drake, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor.