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.

World's Largest Truckstop in Iowa - Iowa 80 Truck stop - roadside attractions in Iowa

Iowa 80: The World’s Largest Truckstop in Iowa

If you’re driving on a road trip on Interstate 80 near the Iowa/Illinois border and find yourself needing gas, there’s only one choice for where to stop: Iowa 80, the world’s largest truckstop. In fact, you should probably stop even if you have a full tank. Because this...

Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Illinois

Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Illinois

The Gold Pyramid House in Wadsworth, Illinois is a curious site. When driving by on your way to Six Flags Great America you might think you’ve accidentally turned out of the Chicago suburbs and into ancient Egypt. But I assure you, you haven’t left the US. 2007 The six-story...

Sinclair Dinosaur in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake City Roadside Attractions in Utah

Sinclair Dinosaur in Salt Lake City, Utah

Most times, for me, while taking a road trip, actual Sinclair Dinosaur sightings are few and far between. Sure, I might see a Sinclair station here and there, but chances of them having that big fiberglass dinosaur is hit or miss. On a recent road trip that took me through ten states...

Statue of Elvis in Memphis, Tennessee

Elvis Statue in Memphis, Tennessee

Elvis Aaron Presley, known to most simply as Elvis, was a singer, actor, all around entertainer, and the King of Rock and Roll. There are many attractions devoted to The King, but this bronze Elvis statue in Memphis, Tennessee is a must-see when visiting the city and checking out Beale...