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November 2009

Pit Stop – November 16, 2009
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Pit Stop – November 16, 2009

Pull over! Pit Stop is your one stop shop for bathroom breaks, snacks, and all the news you can use on roadside attractions, road trips, and everything Silly America! This week on Pit Stop: America The Strange: 5 Exceptionally Bizarre California Attractions Trail coming to an end for Roy Rogers Museum How To Drive Smarter This Holiday Drive-Through Prayer Stand Stops Traffic Cathedral of ...
Veterans Memorial Circle in Brookfield, Illinois
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Veterans Memorial Circle in Brookfield, Illinois

Confession: growing up I always thought my hometown was special. Why? Because we had a round-a-bout. You see, I thought we had the only round-a-bout outside of Europe. I knew they were common sites there (although I had never seen firsthand) and I knew they were not common sites in the States. So having one only two blocks from my house seemed special. Of course, as I grew older, I realized that this was ...
Pit Stop – November 9, 2009
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Pit Stop – November 9, 2009

Pull over! Pit Stop is your one stop shop for bathroom breaks, snacks, and all the news you can use on roadside attractions, road trips, and everything Silly America! This week on Pit Stop: Vampires bring tourists to Forks, WA. America The Strange: 5 Exceptionally Bizarre California Attractions Threadless is hosting a travel-focused design contest. America's Top 10 Wackiest ...
A&W Burger Family in Rolla, Missouri
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A&W Burger Family in Rolla, Missouri

The A&W Burger Family is a family of hamburger and root beer loving characters. They were introduced in 1963 to correspond with the menu of Canadian A&W fast food restaurants. Burgers came is four familial sizes — Papa Burger, Mama Burger, Baby Burger, and Teen Burger — and, therefore, so did their mascots. Fiberglass versions (crafted by International Fiberglass) were distributed and displayed ...
Pit Stop – November 2, 2009
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Pit Stop – November 2, 2009

Pull over! Pit Stop is your one stop shop for bathroom breaks, snacks, and all the news you can use on roadside attractions, road trips, and everything Silly America! This week on Pit Stop: 9 Delicious Supermarket Destinations Worlds Largest Lego Mario The World's Biggest Foods The 6 Creepiest Places on Earth The top 10 wackiest attractions in the US Derby Museum to get renovations, ...

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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.