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Giant Spider made from a Volkswagen Beetle in Avoca, Iowa
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Giant Spider made from a Volkswagen Beetle in Avoca, Iowa

What do you get when you mix a spider with a beetle? A giant spider made from a Volkswagen Beetle car, of course! I'm not sure that's quite what you normally think of when you think VW bug! But, this roadside attraction WORKS! This giant spider in Avoca, Iowa is made from a Volkswagen beetle sitting on top of eight long, thin, arachnid legs! I saw it this summer on my Labor Day Mount Rushmore ...
🌽 Large Rotating Ear of Corn in Coon Rapids, Iowa
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🌽 Large Rotating Ear of Corn in Coon Rapids, Iowa

As you drive across America, each city, each state, proudly welcomes you into its borders with some sort of greeting signpost. Many are standard issue billboards announcing the town name or state name, the motto, the population, the fact that their girls softball team won the championships in 1972, that a president was born there, that they are the home of tax free shopping. SOmething like that. But not all ...
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.