Origami Pegasus in Irving, Texas (Hero's Horse)

Origami Pegasus in Irving, Texas (Hero’s Horse)

On a road trip to find the best roadside attractions in America, you never know what might unfold. But you won’t have to go on a paper chase to find this roadside oddity. The Origami Pegasus in Irving, Texas takes a mythical creature and an ancient art form to new heights. Origami is the Japanese …

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Dr Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas

Dr Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas

I’m a pepper he’s a pepper she’s a pepper we’re a pepper wouldn’t you like to be a pepper too? Everyone can be a pepper and learn more about this iconic soft drink too at the Dr Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas. The Dr Pepper Museum in Waco, Texas takes you on a journey through the history of the popular soft drink. Known as the …

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Restored Sinclair Gas Station in Albany, Texas

Restored Sinclair Gas Station in Albany, Texas

Gas stations are a popular stop on any road trip. You have to fuel up your car to get where you’re going, after all! But, while this gas station has run dry since the 1960s, it is still worth a stop on your Texas road trip. You might not be able to get gas at …

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas statue at Dr. Seuss Park in Abilene, Texas (Everman Park)

Dr. Seuss Park in Abilene, Texas (Everman Park)

“Oh the things you can find if you don’t stay behind.” There are so many fun, weird, and silly things to see across America and this Texas roadside attraction is worth seeking out. This small park in Abilene, Texas features six sculptures of children’s book characters that you are sure to recognize. It’s called Everman …

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Barbadilla: the Giant Armadillo in Buffalo Gap, Texas

Barbadilla: the Giant Armadillo in Buffalo Gap, Texas

What’s the dillo with this Texas roadside attraction? It’s Barbadilla: the Giant Armadillo in Buffalo Gap, Texas. Barbadilla is a 30-foot-long metal armadillo sculpture that has stood outside Perini Ranch Steakhouse since 2009. Designed by sculptor Joe Barrington of Red Star Studio in Throckmorton, Texas, Barbadilla is a much-loved attraction that beckons road trippers to …

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Giant Longhorn Skull in Albany, Texas

Giant Longhorn Skull in Albany, Texas

Taking a road trip and looking for the best roadside attractions in Texas? Find this Giant Longhorn Skull in Albany, Texas. It will make you lose your mind. The sculpture was created by Albany artist Joe Barrington of Red Star Studio. He is also behind other big skulls in Abilene and Throckmorton, along with numerous …

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Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas Texas. The world's tallest cowboy is the symbol of the Texas State Fair.

Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas

“Howdy, Folks!” This roadside attraction might just be the most recognizable man in Texas, which is saying a lot considering he only makes a brief appearance each year. Big Tex in Dallas, Texas is an icon and ambassador who has been delighting visitors to the State Fair of Texas since 1952. Big Tex is a …

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Buc-ee Baver statue - Buc-ee's in Denton, Texas

Best things to get at Buc-ee’s

I just moved to Texas and have a lot of destinations on my Texas roadside attraction bucket list. But there was one iconic place I knew I had to stop at at one of my first road trips in the state: Buc-ee’s Buc-ee’s is a popular travel center chain that is lures travelers in with …

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Big Spurs in Gainesville, Texas roadside attraction

Big Spurs in Gainesville, Texas

I decided to take a SPUR of the moment day trip from Dallas this weekend. I headed to Denton to visit The Chairy Orchard (and go to my first Buc-ee’s) and to Gainesville to see the Giant Horse Chess Piece and Glenn Goode’s Big People. Of course, while I was in town I also had …

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