South Dakota

Sioux Falls Mr. Bendo Muffler Man in South Dakota
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Sioux Falls Mr. Bendo Muffler Man in South Dakota

Here's another Mr. Bendo Muffler Man — this one outside of Buck's Muffler in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Sorry for the horrible quality of these photos, but it was late and I was in a rush after convincing my traveling companion to just let me make one more stop. This muffler man has been around since 1963 and, sometimes, dresses up like Elvis, much to the delight of his friends and neighbors! ...
The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – Gas Station in South Dakota
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The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – Gas Station in South Dakota

If you had a choice of stopping for gas at a gas station with a big green dinosaur or one without a big green dinosaur, which would you choose? Duh. No contest. Obviously you'd choose dino-gas. And that is why Sinclair gas stations are the perfect stop for roadside-attraction loving road trippers: they have the Sinclair Oil Dinosaur. Gas stations are a popular location for roadside attractions to hang ...
Rapid City Dinosaur Park in South Dakota
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Rapid City Dinosaur Park in South Dakota

On May 22, 1936, a herd of dinosaurs officially made their home in Rapid City, South Dakota, and they haven't moved since. No need to feel alarmed though! There is no Jurassic Park situation going on here! This hill-top Dinosaur Park is merely a playground for giant green cartoon-like sculptures — not real reptiles! Rapid City Dinosaur Park was built in 1936 by the Works Progress ...
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.