World's Largest Rocking Chair in Casey, Illinois roadside attraction

Where is the world’s largest rocking chair?

In the world of roadside attractions, “world’s largest” titles are often one word against another. Anyone can build something big and slap a plaque on it. And, because of that, you’ll often find competing big things in towns across America and beyond. One of the most popular and contested titles is the world’s largest rocking … Read more

World’s Largest Candle in Centerville, Indiana

The 15 Best Indiana Roadside Attractions

Are you planning an Indiana road trip and want to find all the best Indiana roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving I-65 across the state, driving SR-62 or the Lincoln Highway, or taking an Indianapolis vacation, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see places to go in Indiana. They’re fun road trip … Read more

Long's Furniture World - "Home of the World's Largest Rocking Chair"

Big John at Long’s Furniture World – Former World’s Largest Rocking Chair

When it comes to roadside attractions, there was a time when anyone could proclaim anything as the world’s largest of its kind: world’s largest pecan, world’s largest cow, world’s largest rocking chair, and so on. Similar giant things would pop up around the country, each proclaiming the title as their own. But, in reality, only … Read more

World’s Largest Candle in Centerville, Indiana

World’s Largest Candle in Centerville, Indiana

Today’s roadside attraction is LIT! LITerally. It’s the World’s Largest Candle in Centerville, Indiana. This giant, bigger than life candle statue is attached to a popular roadside candle store. This giant candle is attached to the exterior of Warm Glow Candle Outlet in Centerville, Indiana next to I-70 at exit 145. The candle store spans 22,000 … Read more

Ace Hardware Muffler Man in Elkhart, Indiana - Indiana Road Trip

Ace Hardware Muffler Man in Elkhart, Indiana (Moved)

Muffler Men move. More so, I’d say, than any other type of roadside attraction out there. One day you’ll see a muffler man hanging out outside your favorite gas station and the next day he’ll have moved to a restaurant three states over. Maybe it’s those big, tall legs they have, perfect for taking a … Read more

Virginia/North Carolia Road Trip

Road Trip to Virginia (and North Carolina): Day 1

This morning I took off on my road trip to Virginia (and North Carolina) and here’s the lesson of the day: while I try to be a good driver who follows the rules of the road there are times that I will break those rules. Like when there is a sign that says no passing … Read more