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!

Volo Auto Museum at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show

Volo Auto Museum at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show

Don’t you love old cars? The cool colors, the fun lines, the unique angles! Despite all the retro throwbacks that have come on the market in recent years (my absolute favorite being the new Dodge Challenger) they certainly don’t make them like they used to! Each year at The...

Leaning Tower of Niles in Niles, Illinois

The Leaning Tower of Niles in Niles, Illinois

The Leaning Tower of Niles is about a half-size replica of its sister structure: the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy. It combines roadside attraction with historic Italia…and that, my silly American friends, is worth a drive from anywhere (maybe even Rome, Illinois or Florence...

The Old Dolls' House at Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois

Midway Village – The Old Dolls’ House

Another feature of Midway Village in Rockford, Illinois (besides, of course, the sock monkey museum) is The Old Dolls’ House, a museum full of doll houses and miniatures. This collection of doll houses, built in 1988, features miniature homes representing countries around the globe...

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