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!

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 structure in 1982 and the stone — 160 tons of Georgia...

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...

City Museum After Dark in St. Louis, Missouri.

City Museum After Dark (St. Louis, Missouri)

Usually with museums I like to get there early. With the City Museum, it was best to get there LATE. We didn’t even arrive until 9pm, far past when most museums close their doors. But on Friday and Saturday nights, starting at 10pm, they drop the lights so you can explore the whole...

Big Boy statue at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri

Big Boy Statue at the City Museum in St. Louis

Photo of a rogue Big Boy statue, the iconic restaurant advertising mascot at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. He wears red checkered overalls, a white t-shirt with the restaurant’s name on it, and has slicked black hair. He holds holds a Big Boy sandwich (double-decker...

Midwest Spatula Museum in the City Museum's Museum of Mirth, Mystery and Mayhem in St. Louis, Missouri.

Midwest Spatula Museum at the City Museum

So I can’t even tell you how excited I was to see the Midwest Spatula Museum. First, I absolutely love me some crazy museums. Second, I absolutely love when said crazy museums are really just a wall of randomness. Third, I had just watched UHF the night before and so Spatula City...