Missouri

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

Crapduster airplane in Carthage, Missouri

Crapduster Airplane in Carthage, Missouri

Today’s roadside attraction isn’t a piece of … oh you know. The crapduster airplane in Carthage, Missouri is an airplane-shaped tourist attraction created in 1997 by artist Lowell Davis. The diminutive plane is made out of an antique manure spreader and biplane wings and...

Giant Solo Paper Cup in Springfield, Missouri

Giant Solo Paper Cup in Springfield, Missouri

I remember, as a child, having a plastic solo cup dispenser in our bathroom. You’d pull from it, one at a time, teeny tiny paper cups. Those teeny tiny paper cups held just enough water for a quick swig before bed or a rinse after brushing your teeth. They didn’t need to be...

UMR Stonehenge Replica in Rolla, Missouri

UMR Stonehenge Replica in Rolla, Missouri

Dubbed “Stubby Stonehenge” by some, the Stonehenge replica at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla) campus is half the size of the ancient original. Work began on this Missouri roadside attraction in 1982 and the stone — 160...

Giant Morel Mushroom, a roadside attraction in Nevada, Missouri.

Giant Morel Mushroom in Nevada, Missouri

Holy shiitake – this next Missouri roadside attraction is definitely a fun guy! (Fun guy — fungi — get it? Get it???) This 30-foot giant morel mushroom lives on the side of the road about 3 miles north of Nevada, Missouri and is the biggest mushroom I’ve ever seen. Is this the...

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