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.

Giant Neon Bowling Pin Sign in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake City Roadside Attractions in Utah

Giant Neon Bowling Pin Sign in Salt Lake City, Utah

This Utah roadside attraction is right up my ALLEY: a giant neon bowling pin sign in Salt Lake City. Doesn’t it just BOWL you over? This STRIKING big bowling pin advertised the 54 lanes at the Ritz Classic Lanes since the SLC bowling alley opened in 1958. For decades the 90-foot...

The Little Mermaid Fountain in Kimballton, Iowa | Little Mermaid Statue roadside attraction in Iowa

The Little Mermaid Fountain in Kimballton, Iowa

One of the most popular and beloved tourist attractions in Denmark is the Little Mermaid statue that has sat on a rock in Copenhagen harbor since 1913. But, if you’re in the American Midwest and can’t make it all the way across the ocean to check it out, have I got a treat for...