Browsing tag:


McDonald’s #1 Store Museum in Des Plaines, Illinois
IllinoisRoadside AttractionsRoadside Attractions

McDonald’s #1 Store Museum in Des Plaines, Illinois

When you think fast food hamburgers in America, you mind probably immediately moves towards McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain. In 1955 Ray Krok, who later purchased and expanded McDonald's, leading the brand to the status it has today, opened a franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois. Today, the spot of that first McDonald's is home to a museum prepped up to look just as it would have back then: ...

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.