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Superman Photo Ops Outside the Super Museum in Metropolis, Illinois
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Superman Photo Ops Outside the Super Museum in Metropolis, Illinois

You have to love a good photo op! In Metropolis, not only can you get your picture taken with a 15-foot bronze rendering of the Man of Steel, but you can also BE Superman! Outside of the Super Museum there are plenty of Superman photo ops: a phone booth you can use to change from your mild-mannered Clark Kent secret Identity into a flying super hero. Or, stand behind one of three wooden cutouts to have your ...
Flopsy Break – Superman in Metropolis, Illinois
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Flopsy Break – Superman in Metropolis, Illinois

My favorite travel companion and Silly America mascot Flopsy the Jackalope joined me on the road trip to Metropolis. He wanted to share some of the fun he had in Superman Square!



Site: Superman Statue Location: Superman Square, 611 Market St., Metropolis, IL Cost: Free to see Hours: Always Visible Date: May 2, 2009 ...
Wimpy Photo Op in Chester, Illinois
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Wimpy Photo Op in Chester, Illinois

You know those things where there is a picture of a character of some sort and the face is cut out so you can take a picture with your face in place of the character's face? I tried figuring out if there was an official name for those things but couldn't find it. In any case, there is one of Wimpy (the hamburger-loving character from Popeye the Sailor Man) in Chester, Illinois underneath the Popeye mural! ...
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.