Ronald McDonald in Phuket, Thailand

Silly America Abroad: Roadside Attractions from Around the World

In Thailand, the typical greeting is called the wai, hands pressed together in front of you accompanied by a slight bow. It’s so normal there that even Ronald McDonald knows how to welcome you in…

Ronald McDonald gives the wai in Phuket, Thailand


Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!