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Eye Can See You Now: Giant Indian in Chicago

They were quick photos. Late at night. We were taking a day road trip around Chicagoland and this was one of the final stops. A giant cigar store Indian on top of an eye clinic. There were cops nearby and we didn't want to feed a meter. So we hopped out of the car, snapped a few shots, hopped back in and drove off... The giant Indian is located on top of Midwest Eye Clinic at S. Pulaski Rd ...
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World’s Largest Radio Flyer Wagon in Elmwood Park, Illinois

The World's Largest Radio Flyer Wagon is located at 6515 W. Grand Ave. in Elmwood Park, Illinois. ...
Bleeding Heart Bakery Cupcake Eating Contest
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Bleeding Heart Bakery Cupcake Eating Contest

It's been a while since I've gone to an eating contest that wasn't sponsored by Major League Eating. Actually I've only been to a couple of contests ever that weren't "professional" eaters. But, when one of my favorite bakeries hosts a vegan cupcake eating contest just down the block from me, you know I'm there. The contest was fun (and free cupcakes were awesome) but I forgot how slow paced contests can ...
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.