No Patent Shoes or Bear Wrestling: America's Most Bizarre Laws

Traveling can be stressful. Especially when you get called out by the local police. And especially when the local police throw you in jail for violating an obscure law against being in possession of Silly String.

OK, that probably wouldn’t happen. But every state and many counties still have odd and little-known laws governing everything from animal interactions to attire to singing in public. It’s better to know than to argue with the cops, we say. Thus, here’s a beginner’s list of obscure and strange laws that you should nonetheless follow while you’re exploring the U.S. of A.