Giant Rooster in a top hat roadside attraction is a ten-foot tall statue that stands outside of Carl's Bakery in East Peoria, Illinois.

Giant Rooster in a Top Hat in East Peoria, Illinois

Cock-a-doodle-doo! This Giant Rooster in a top hat roadside attraction is a ten-foot tall statue that stands outside of Carl’s Bakery in East Peoria, Illinois. Carl’s Bakery is a local mainstay with a barn-style theme that draws crowds for it’s fresh donuts and pastries. While the top hat rooster is visible all hours of the … Read more

Abraham Lincoln's Lucky Nose in Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln’s Lucky Nose in Springfield, Illinois

Happy President’s Day Silly Americans! In honor of President’s Day I bring you one of the more somber of our roadside attractions: Abraham Lincoln’s Tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Now, I know you may be thinking, “what’s so silly about a tomb?” Well…in front of the beautifully designed granite grave is a … Read more

Abraham Lincoln The Railsplitter Statue in Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln The Railsplitter Statue in Springfield, Illinois

Continuing on our tour of Abraham Lincoln-inspired roadside attractions, I now bring you a roadside attraction that portrays Honest Abe if he had been a hippie. OK, not really, but I at least think he looks kind of like a hippie here with the Abraham Lincoln The Railsplitter Statue in Springfield, Illinois. Don’t you agree? … Read more

Giant Hot Dog and Fries at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio

Giant Hot Dog and Fries at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio

So I don’t know if this would actually be considered the world’s largest hot dog, but it’s pretty big…and it comes with fries and a shake…and did I forget to mention that it also flies? OK, so this is most definitely the world’s largest flying hot dog that’s accompanied by fries and a shake. Take … Read more