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Giant needle threading a button in Kansas City, Missouri
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Giant needle threading a button in Kansas City, Missouri

This next roadside attraction is sew cool! Tucked away on a small side street "park," a smaller version of the New York icon, this giant needle threading a button in Kansas City, Missouri, was erected in 2002 as a memorial to the garment district's role in the city's development. Site: Giant needle threading a button Location: 404 West 8th Street, Kansas City, Missouri Hours: Always ...
⚽ World’s Largest Soccer Ball in Kansas City, Missouri
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⚽ World’s Largest Soccer Ball in Kansas City, Missouri

The World Cup is going on! I think...unless it's over... Admittedly, I don't really follow sports and don't really care to watch soccer (or football or footie or whatever else you call it). But everyone in this world seems to be going mad for it right now. The last time I willingly watched a soccer game was July 9, 2006. I landed in Paris just as the France/Italy World Cup final was beginning. My ...
Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas
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Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas

Here's a large old-fashioned iron sculpture found in Kansas City, Kansas! It sits in a little park that divides the roads. It's a PRESSING matter that you see this roadside attraction! So iron out the details and hit the road! Site: Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture Location: Central Ave and Wilson Blvd., Kansas City, Kansas Cost: Free to see. Hours: Always visible Date: June 6, ...
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.