South Dakota

Sioux Falls Mr. Bendo Muffler Man
South Dakota

Sioux Falls Mr. Bendo Muffler Man

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. In some sad sad news Mr. Bendo was recently involved in a drunk driving accident. In March a suspected drunk driver had a hit and ...
The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – South Dakota
South Dakota

The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – 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? Gas stations are a popular location for roadside attractions to hang out at. I've seen many a pink elephant next to the pumps. With such competition over gas nowadays, often with a station on all four corners off major highways, it's no wonder these outposts ...
Rapid City Dinosaur Park
South Dakota

Rapid City Dinosaur Park

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! This hill-top Dinosaur Park is a playground of giant green cartoon-like sculptures! Dinosaur Park was built in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration and, in 1990, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The iron, wire, ...
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.