Illinois

Browse the best Illinois roadside attractions, tourist traps, road food, and more at Silly America. Plan your next road trip through Illinois and find all the most iconic (and silliest) sites along the way!

Pancakes with butter and maple syrup and a side of bacon at Lou Mitchell's Restaurant on Route 66 in Chicago, Illinois

Lou Mitchell’s Restaurant on Route 66

You know you can get your kicks on Route 66 but how about getting your pancakes? Or your omelettes? Or your Milk Duds? In downtown Chicago you’ll find a restaurant synonymous with the start of the Mother Road: Lou Mitchell’s restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. Lou Mitchell’s opened in 1923...

Big Birdcage in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction

Big Birdcage in Casey, Illinois

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. The town is home to over thirty roadside attractions, including twelve record holding world’s largest things! One of the most popular sites in Casey isn’t one of the world’s largest collection, but its big size...