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Baconfest Chicago
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Baconfest Chicago

If you know me, you know one thing. I like bacon. A lot. I even once made bacon brownies. They were delicious. So, of course, when I heard about Baconfest Chicago there was no way I wasn't going to go. The day was split up into two shifts and my friends and I chose to go to the second shift: a bacon extravaganza lasting from 3pm to 6pm on Saturday. We got there slightly before three, were ...
Guinness World Record for Biggest Hamburger
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Guinness World Record for Biggest Hamburger

Mallie's Sports Bar & Grill in Southgate, Michigan isn't just your typical sports bar. Yes, the game is most certainly on one of many, many, televisions. Yes, they have beer. And yes, they have food...even if that food might be more than you bargained for. Over anything else Mallie's is known for their particularly large quantities of food. Amongst their typical selections are a few items that stand out: ...
Chicago Auto Show – 2006
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Chicago Auto Show – 2006

If you know me there is one thing you know that I love (besides, of course, roadside attractions and competitive eating and photography...), and that is the color pink (yes, I am kind of a girly girl... So, I will leave you with one more photo, this one from the Chicago Auto Show back in 2006: a beautiful pink racer! Event: Chicago Auto Show Location: McCormick Place, 2301 South Martin Luther ...
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.