Washington

Browse the best Washington roadside attractions, tourist traps, road food, and more at Silly America. Plan your next road trip through Washington and find all the most iconic (and silliest) sites along the way!

Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in Seattle, Washington.

Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in Seattle, Washington

In 2004 the Science Fiction Museum in Seattle opened its doors within the walls of Gehry’s EMP building. The Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame is one of only two public Sci-Fi museums in the world (the other being Maison d’Ailleurs in Yverdon-les-Bains, Swizerland) and...

Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle, Washington

Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle, Washington

Seattle is known for many things, and besides being the birthplace of Starbucks and the modern coffee shop it was also the birth place to the musical genre of grunge. In the 1990s Seattle was a center for groundbreaking music, so it is only appropriate that in the heart of the city they...

The Original Starbucks in Seattle, Washington

The Original Starbucks in Seattle, Washington

Confession: While I like to emphasize the importance of eating locally while on the road, sometimes when you leave on a road trip at 5am you just really need to stop at a Starbucks and get an ultra-caffeinated espresso drink to get you going. And quite often I do. But also keep in mind...

Fishmongers throwing fish at Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington.

Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington

Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, has a wide variety of restaurants, shops, attractions, and even a giant piggy bank. However, none of them are as famous as the Pike Place Fish Market and their flying fish! Around 1965 when young employee John Yokoyama purchased the fish stand he...

Athenian Lunch Seafood sign at Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington.

Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington

Perhaps one of the most famous Seattle attractions, Pike Place Market is usually somewhere near the top of every tourist’s list of must sees. Pike Place opened in August 1907 and is one of the oldest public farmers markets in the United States. The building runs northwest from Pike...