Giant Horse Chess Piece in Gainesville, Texas I-35 Roadside Attraction

Giant Horse Chess Piece in Gainesville, Texas

If you’ve ever driven I-35 between Oklahoma and Texas, you’ve probably seen this roadside attraction. After all, it is just a pawn meant to lure you off the highway: the Giant Horse Chess Piece in Gainesville, Texas. The Giant Horse Chess Piece, also known as the Brick Chess Knight, was built in 1981 by bricklayer …

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Glenn Goode's Big People in Gainesville, Texas Roadside Attraction

Glenn Goode’s Big People in Gainesville, Texas

If you love roadside attractions, you’ll certainly think that this is a good road trip stop. Probably, better than good. Glenn Goode’s Big People in Gainesville, Texas showcases not one, not two, but six roadside attractions in one. This gigantic collection is the work of Glen Goode, who assembled the giants in front of his …

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Big Pink Pig Smoker in Lake Dallas, Texas

Big Pink Pig Smoker in Lake Dallas, Texas

I found this roadside attraction and didn’t want to hog it for myself. This big pink pig smoker at Chasin’ Tail BBQ in Lake Dallas, Texas is anything but boar-ing. Owner Mike Cooper originally began Chasin’ Tail BBQ on the bbq competition circuit. Eventually he brought in co-owner Brooke Asbell and took his passion, and …

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Happy Halfwit Muffler Man in Dallas, Texas

Muffler Men in Dallas, Texas

For a roadside attraction named “Muffler Man,” not a lot of muffler men actually hold mufflers. You’ll sometimes see axes, American flags, custom-built rockets, or, often, nothing at all. But for whatever reason, mufflers aren’t as popular accessories as you think they’d be. But there are three Muffler Men in Dallas, Texas and each one …

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Wheeler Ferris Wheel and OKC Sign in Oklahoma City

Wheeler Ferris Wheel and OKC Sign in Oklahoma City

Come around and take a spin on this Oklahoma City attraction: the Wheeler Ferris Wheel and big OKC Sign. The Wheeler District is an up-and-coming neighborhood in Oklahoma City. Located between downtown and Capitol Hill. There are new developments, shops, public spaces, and restaurants being built to revitalize this area of the city. At the …

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Giant Route 66 Sign at the National Route 66 Museum in Elk City, Oklahoma

Route 66 in Oklahoma: a complete list of Oklahoma Route 66 Attractions

If you’re looking for classic roadside attractions, iconic diners, informative museums, and nostalgic nods to the past, a road trip on Route 66 in Oklahoma offers everything you’re looking for. Pull over at any and all of the stops on this complete list of Oklahoma Route 66 Attractions and start planning your road trip on …

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World's Largest "Booming" Prairie Chicken in Rothsay, Minnesota | Minnesota Roadside Attractions

World’s Largest Things

One of the most iconic roadside attractions you’ll find when road tripping across North America is the world’s largest thing. These are the biggest of the big things: roadside icons that are often modeled after every day objects, food items, local legacies and more scaled up so massively that they tower above the original item, …

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The Conoco Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Café in Shamrock, Texas

Route 66 in Texas: a complete list of Texas Route 66 Attractions

If you’re looking for classic roadside attractions, iconic diners, informative museums, and nostalgic nods to the past, a road trip on Route 66 in Texas offers everything you’re looking for. Pull over at any and all of the stops on this complete list of Texas Route 66 Attractions and start planning your road trip on …

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Casey, Illinois Map of Big Things

Casey, Illinois Map of Big Things

Casey, Illinois is a small town known for its big things. On every street corner in town you’ll find a different world’s largest roadside attraction (like the World’s Largest Rocking Chair, World’s Largest Wind Chime, and World’s Largest Mailbox). With over thirty roadside attractions packed within a small area, there is so much to see, …

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Cars on the Route in Galena, Kansas on Route 66

Route 66 in Kansas: a complete list of Kansas Route 66 Attractions

If you’re looking for classic roadside attractions, informative museums, and a nostalgic nod to the past, a road trip on Route 66 in Kansas offers everything you’re looking for. Pull over at any and all of the stops on this complete list of Kansas Route 66 Attractions and start planning your road trip on the …

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