World's Largest Tire in Allen Park, Michigan

The 15 Best Michigan Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Michigan road trip and want to find all the best Michigan roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving I94 to Detroit, exploring the Upper Peninsula, traversing the River Road Scenic Byway, or taking the M-22 Circle Tour, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see places to go in Michigan. … Read more

World's Largest Tire in Allen Park, Michigan

World’s Largest Tire in Allen Park, Michigan (Giant Uniroyal Tire)

This Michigan roadside attraction certainly doesn’t fall flat! It’s the World’s Largest Tire in Allen Park, Michigan, AKA the giant Uniroyal tire! The biggest tire in the world weighs in at a whopping 12 tons and stands at 80-feet tall. It is so big that if it were fit on an actual car, that car … Read more

Large Cows and Ice Cream Cone in New Buffalo, Michigan

Large Cows and Ice Cream Cone in New Buffalo, Michigan

While driving through Michigan I happened upon these large cows grazing alongside a giant sundae outside Bubba’s New Buffalo Jersey Subs and Bake Shoppe/Moo’s Ice Cream Shoppe in New Buffalo, Michigan…and they were udderly fantastic! This Michigan roadside attraction features a herd of life-size black and white holstein cattle surrounding a larger-than-life ice cream sundae … Read more

Convenience Store Cow on a Roof in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Convenience Store Cow on a Roof in Ypsilanti, Michigan

I was driving through Michigan on a short Michigan road trip, a day-long car trip from Chicago, to see a calamari eating contest and a presentation of the world’s biggest hamburger in Detroit. Along the way, as I always do on road trips, however short they may be, I stopped at random roadside attractions (like … Read more

Giant basketball painted with the Detroit Pistons and WNBA Detroit Shock team logos, outside of Detroit, Michigan.

Giant Basketball Gas Tank in River Rouge/Detroit, Michigan

Some roadside attractions are built from scratch to mimic whatever the artist wants them to be. Others make use of what already exists to turn something ordinary into something extraordinary. Such is the case with this giant basketball gas tank on the highway outside of Detroit, Michigan. An oil tank on I-75 in River Rouge, … Read more

Guinness World Record for Biggest Hamburger at Mallie's Sport Bar and Grill in Southgate, Michigan

Guinness World Record for Biggest Hamburger

Mallie’s Sports Bar & Grill in Southgate, Michigan isn’t just your typical sports bar. Yes, the game is most certainly on one of many, many, televisions. Yes, they have beer. And yes, they have food…even if that food might be more than you bargained for. Over anything else Mallie’s is known for their particularly large … Read more