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Statue of John Warwick Thomas, founder of Thomasville, North Carolina
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Statue of John Warwick Thomas, founder of Thomasville, North Carolina

In the heart of downtown Thomasville, North Carolina, there is a statue of John Warwick Thomas, the town's founder. John Warwick Thomas (1800-1871) founded the town of Thomasville in 1852. The town, located in Davidson County, is noted for the role it played in the furniture industry (along with neighboring North Carolina towns High Point and Lexington). The famed Thomasville Furniture Industries began ...
✈️⛽ 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 ...
🐴 World’s Largest Amish Horse and Buggy in Mesopotamia, Ohio
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🐴 World’s Largest Amish Horse and Buggy in Mesopotamia, Ohio

If there's anyone known for their weird kooky bigger than life roadside attractions it's the Amish, right? OK, so maybe not. But you'd never know looking at the World's Largest Amish Horse and Buggy in Mesopotamia, Ohio! It is a strange site to behold! This 32-foot long horse and carriage was designed by Chris McConnell. This roadside attraction is different than most "world's largest things" out ...
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.