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Big Mike’s Mystery House in Cave City, Kentucky
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Big Mike’s Mystery House in Cave City, Kentucky

On a road trip between Chicago, Illinois and Chattanooga, Tennessee, we took a detour into Cave City, Kentucky. Cave City is a crazy anomaly of a town, full of American wonders. They had everything from a motel shaped like a teepee to a dinosaur park to cave exploration to a wax museum. Unfortunately, Cave City had way too many attractions to pack into a short stopover, and we didn't have too much time to ...
Dennis Manarchy’s World’s Largest Film Camera in Chicago
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Dennis Manarchy’s World’s Largest Film Camera in Chicago

This is the world's largest film camera, as seen outside of Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago, Illinois in 2014. This attraction was only there briefly, so you can't find it there now, but, while it was on display, this giant camera was a wonderful site to see and attracted visitors all day long. Dennis Manarchy, a photographer from Rockford, Illinois constructed the camera in 2013. The camera ...
Roadside Attractions Dress
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Roadside Attractions Dress

Is this roadside attractions dress not the perfect outfit for seeing the world's largest things? It's the perfect date-night outfit for a drive-in movie, dinner at the Big Texan, and a dance in front of the Gemini Giant muffler man, no? Or maybe you just want to throw it on next time you take a road trip to visit all of the silliest oddities you can find? Imagine the photos! This ...

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.