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Flopsy’s Day Off
Wisconsin

Flopsy’s Day Off

I had a hard decision to make when I left on my 'round the world trip. Do I take my beloved jackalope, and Silly America's mascot, Flopsy? Or, do I leave him behind? In the end I decided that Flopsy would be better off at home. On road trips he mostly stays in the car except to come out to see roadside attractions and the like. But traveling through Europe he'd have to endure time in my backpack and ...
Road Sign Bingo – Road Trip Car Games!
Road Trip GamesTrip Planning

Road Sign Bingo – Road Trip Car Games!

While taking a road trip, games are always a fun way to help pass the time! Flopsy the Jackalope, our Silly America mascot, just loves to play games, so he put together some of his favorites just for you! He'll be sharing a new game a day for the rest of this week. Download and print these tried and true travel games to play on your next trip! Today's game is everyone's favorite: road sign bingo!
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Flopsy Break – The Wheel Inn
Missouri

Flopsy Break – The Wheel Inn

Flopsy like the Guberburger so much that he ate the whole thing! The Wheel Inn 2103 S Limit Ave Sedalia, MO 65301 ...
Flopsy Break – Superman in Metropolis, Illinois
Illinois

Flopsy Break – Superman in Metropolis, Illinois

My favorite travel companion and Silly America mascot Flopsy the Jackalope joined me on the road trip to Metropolis. He wanted to share some of the fun he had in Superman Square!



Site: Superman Statue Location: Superman Square, 611 Market St., Metropolis, IL Cost: Free to see Hours: Always Visible Date: May 2, 2009 ...
Sneak Peek of the Week: Metropolis, Illinois Road Trip
Illinois

Sneak Peek of the Week: Metropolis, Illinois Road Trip

Whew, am I exhausted! Saturday I drove from Chicago to Metropolis, IL and (almost) back. Stay tuned this week for a recap of my road trip and more! For now, here's a pic I took just before hitting the gas pedal. Flopsy in his cave, a can of Coke in the cup holder, and my Garmin raring to go... ...
Meet Flopsy: our Jackalope mascot!
Flopsy the Jackalope

Meet Flopsy: our Jackalope mascot!

Flopsy the Jackalope hopped into my life (and my car) at Wall Drug and has become my new best travel pal (and my new Silly America jackalope mascot)! Flopsy is a Jackalope, which is a cross between a jackrabbit and an antelope, and one of the rarest animals in the land. Although you don't see them about very often, if you are lucky you will spot one in Wall Drug, where they seem to thrive. Even ...

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.