World’s Largest Six-Pack of Beer in La Crosse, Wisconsin

I’m a lightweight when it comes to drinking. It doesn’t take much to get me drunk (for example, see me getting Hyderized in Hyder). One beer and I’m tipsy. But I have a few friends who can drink a lot of beer. And by a lot of beer I mean a lot of beer. But …

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Big pink elephant gas station roadside attraction in Fenton, Missouri

Large Pink Elephant in Fenton, Missouri

When you road trip the country in search of weird and silly roadside attractions one thing is inevitable: you will find monuments with reoccurring themes. Case in point: the large pink elephant, like the Large Pink Elephant in Fenton, Missouri. Why the big pink elephant statue is such a popular roadside attraction in America, I …

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Giant basketball painted with the Detroit Pistons and WNBA Detroit Shock team logos, outside of Detroit, Michigan.

Giant Basketball Gas Tank in River Rouge/Detroit, Michigan

Some roadside attractions are built from scratch to mimic whatever the artist wants them to be. Others make use of what already exists to turn something ordinary into something extraordinary. Such is the case with this giant basketball gas tank on the highway outside of Detroit, Michigan. An oil tank on I-75 in River Rouge, …

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Hidden Trout Fisherman Statue, a roadside attraction in Niles/Des Plaines, Illinois

Trout Fisherman Statue in Des Plaines, Illinois (Moved)

This giant trout fish and trout fisherman statue was once found tucked away behind a fence and some overgrown greenery on the side of the road in Des Plaines, Illinois. So overgrown was the surrounding foliage, driving down Golf Road on a Chicago road trip, they’d have been easy to miss. Luckily between my and …

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Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture - a roadside attraction in Kansas City, Kansas

Large Old-Fashioned Iron Sculpture in Kansas City, Kansas

Here’s a large old-fashioned iron sculpture that we found on a road trip to in Kansas City, Kansas! The big statue sits in a little triangular plot of grass in a park that divides the roads at Central Avenue, 14th Street, and Wilson Boulevard in town It’s a PRESSING matter that you see this Kansas …

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Hello Kitty Statues at the Lever House Art Collection in New York City.

Hello Kitty Statues in New York City

My number one travel rule (OK, general rule of life) is to always have a camera on hand. Always. Granted I am a little obsessed with taking photos and capturing moments and capturing everything I see. But you just don’t ever want to be caught without one when you really want/need/have to have one.

Walruses on the Arctic Building in Seattle, Washington

The Arctic Building Walrus Heads in Seattle, Washington

I’m sure you’ve all seen buildings dressed with gargoyle accouterments…but how about walruses? The exterior of the Arctic Building in Seattle, Washington is a dotted with twenty-five walrus heads! The Arctic Building was built to excess for people who had excess: those that returned to Seattle after striking it rich in the Klondike Gold Rush. …

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Angie's Umbrella, a sculpture of an upturned umbrella, in Seattle, Washington

Angie’s Umbrella Sculpture in Seattle, Washington

Aside from grunge and the Space Needle and coffee there’s another thing Seattle is famous for: rain. The city gets about 37 inches of waterfall a year and some 200 cloudy days. While some might shy away from a dreary day, others, like myself, relish in it. To me, there is nothing like a day …

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Young Woman, Girl, Mother and Child - a statue by Akio Takamori outside of a Whole Foods in Seattle, Washington.

Akio Takamori’s Young Woman, Girl, Mother and Child

I stumbled upon these statues on my first day vacationing in Seattle. While meticulously following my map from my hotel room in Seattle Center to Capitol Hill, I passed these sculptures and couldn’t help but stop for a moment to check them out. Standing outside of a Whole Foods store there were three seven-foot statues …

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God Bless America - American Gothic Statue by J. Seward Johnson - in Chicago, Illinois.

God Bless America – American Gothic Statue

While much of American culture is based on the philosophy that “bigger is better,” creating something too big can sometimes be controversial. Currently, in Sarasota, Florida, a 25-foot rendering of “The Kiss,” entitled “Unconditional Surrender” is causing a ruckus and debates between supporters and opponents. While some like the piece and believe that it should …

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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.