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✈️⛽ Airplane Service Station in Powell, Tennessee
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✈️⛽ Airplane Service Station in Powell, Tennessee

I have a good friend who is really into documentaries. He's the type of guy who gave up his car and high fructose corn syrup and is anti-big business war and pro-healthcare. So, the other day, after watching a documentary on Rock-afire Explosion I happened upon on Hulu, I proudly texted him that I, too, had watched a documentary that inspired me to take action. I decided I should road trip to see all ...
Giant Cross in La Follette, Tennessee
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Giant Cross in La Follette, Tennessee

I was on my way home from a week-long road trip that took me through Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and North Carolina. The return had me speeding home on I-75 through Tennessee. I was tired, exhausted, maybe speeding a little more that I should. That lackadaisical end of the road feeling was taking over me. That feeling where you've seen so much, done so much, that you have nothing left. And so all ...
Krystal Square Off VI – Hamburger Eating Contest
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Krystal Square Off VI – Hamburger Eating Contest

The Krystal Square Off is the biggest hamburger eating contest of the year and one of the two majors of competitive eating (along with the annual Fourth of July Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest on Coney Island). For the past two years I have made the 10-hour, 600-mile drive to Chattanooga and the 10-hour, 600 mile drive back to Chicago to witness the 8-minute hamburger eating contest in ...
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.