Silly America

Dennis Manarchy’s World’s Largest Film Camera in Chicago
Illinois

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
Road Trip Wardrobe

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, no? Roadside Attractions Dress from ModCloth. ...
How to Road Trip if You Don’t Own a Car
Road Trip Tips

How to Road Trip if You Don’t Own a Car

Disclosure: Some of the links on this page are affiliate links that may generate a small commission, at no cost to you. Last year I sold my car. I know what you're thinking: a road tripper without a car? I know, I know. It was a difficult decision but I've been doing a lot of international travel and, living in a big city, I just don't use a car in day-to-day life. I know what else you might be ...
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.

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. Read more.