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Sneak Peek of the Week: Metropolis, Illinois
Illinois

Sneak Peek of the Week: Metropolis, Illinois

Whew, am I exhausted! Saturday I drove from Chicago to Metropolis, IL and (almost) back. Stay tuned this week for a recap of my road trip and more! For now, here's a pic I took just before hitting the gas pedal. Flopsy in his cave, a can of Coke in the cup holder, and my Garmin raring to go... ...
The Spindle, in Memoriam
Illinois

The Spindle, in Memoriam

May 2, 2008 was a tragic day in the heart of Silly America. On that day a crane entered Cermak Plaza in Berwyn, Illinois and my beloved Spindle was torn down. And just like that, another glorious roadside attraction was stripped from the American landscape. ...
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.