Roadside Attractions

Pull over for America’s best roadside attractions. Explore the world’s largest things, weird museums, muffler men, tourist traps, and more in these archives of roadside attractions across the country.

Walt Disney Birthplace house in Chicago, Illinois

Walt Disney Birthplace in Chicago, Illinois

If you didn’t know where the Walt Disney Birthplace in Chicago, Illinois was, it would be easy to miss. It is, after all, a house. Just an average, plain, nondescript house on a residential street in the Hermosa neighborhood on the North side of the city. But that house was once...

Legend of the Piasa Bird in Alton, Illinois

Legend of the Piasa Bird in Alton, Illinois

A mythical beast lives on, painted on a limestone cliff, in Alton, Illinois. This is the Legend of the Piasa Bird, who, according to myth, terrorized the Illini Native American tribes many moons ago. 2015 The Piasa Bird is a scary creature, with red eyes, the horns of a deer, outstretched...

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