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RedBone Willy’s Bluegrass Festival – VA/NC Road Trip: Day 8
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RedBone Willy’s Bluegrass Festival – VA/NC Road Trip: Day 8

Saturday we went to RedBone Willy's Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival in Lawndale, North Carolina! Sadie and I left her place early for the drive to the festival. And on our way we stopped for some breakfast to give me my first taste of Bojangles. We met up with her sisters Carrie (of Travelin' Thrifty) and Jamie (the other half of the Hungry Sisters) and a whole bunch of others for the ...
Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Taste of Chicago
Illinois

Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Taste of Chicago

The Taste of Chicago is the biggest food festival in the city each year. If you ask, nine out of ten Chicagoans will tell you that the Taste of Chicago is horrible, expensive, crowded, not worth the time.* If you ask someone like me, that ninth kind of girl, you'll get someone who says yeah, it's expensive and crowded just like any other festival in the country, but, if you play it right, it's also a yearly ...
Ribfest Chicago and the RibMania Ribs Eating Contest
Illinois

Ribfest Chicago and the RibMania Ribs Eating Contest

One of the best foods in the world: ribs. My favorite "sport" in the world: competitive eating. Combine the two and you've got a deliciously messy afternoon in Chicago. Friday was opening day of this year's Ribfest Chicago and the festival was tipped off with a professional ribs eating contest. By this time last year I had already seen four eating contests so I was anxious to get my season ...
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.