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Address: Lake Wales, FL
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Cars will coast uphill at this mysterious site.

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We have been here several times and are still trying to work out the illusion. But it is fun and a talking point.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
aileen1953
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here several times and are still trying to work out the illusion. But it is fun and a talking point.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did spook hill when visiting the area. I would recommend putting Spook Hill Elementary into Google to find it easily. It didnt seem to work for us... but the kids loved the concept.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I saw this as a kid in the 50's it was sort of spooky. It's still fun today. Enjoy it for what it is.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the area, it's definitely worth experiencing. When you put your car in neutral, you will actually roll up hill. Neat experience!

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1 Thank Misty1955
Auburndale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On spook Hill your car rolls backwards. Great place to take someone who has never been there before.

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1 Thank Kakieo2l
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True story about the car. The car really goes backwards if you out it in neutral. It was a little Spooky actually. You feel a hard pressure pushing your car. You will think neutral goes slowly and it actually went pretty fast.

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1 Thank Bessy L
Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really neat experience. It worked! We put our car in neutral and backwards we rolled, right uphill. Def cool and quick to check out.

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1 Thank TylerS30
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go often to visit with friends and still can't explain it. You sit in your vehicle to experience it so no physical exertion needed

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Well the pretext here is that you are on a hill and when you think you should roll one way, lo and behold, thd car rolls in the exact opposite direction. We'll sorry to disappoint, but I didn't see the illusion. The car rolled in the exact same direction I expected it too. Now there were 4 people in the... More 

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1 Thank Viggenboy
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

I had never heard of this until we drove by..drive it a few times and have fun! We thought we were going to roll forward but rolled backward instead.

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