RoadsideAmerica.com is a caramel-coated-nutbag-full of odd and hilarious travel destinations -- over 10,000 places in the USA and Canada -- ready for exploration.
Road trip know-it-alls Doug Kirby, Ken Smith and Mike Wilkins introduced readers to the world of offbeat tourist attractions with their books, Roadside America and New Roadside America. On the web since 1994, and now with a companion mobile application, and on and on...
Planning Your Own Road Trips
We provide directions to attractions and maps when available. We list attraction hours and admission prices, but be wary -- these change frequently at many offbeat places.
Hours are sometimes a crap shoot. Graveyards generally stay put; but lone fanatical collectors may be off digging up petrified leeches, or getting their medication when you arrive. You take your chances. Call ahead if you're going way out of your way.
Navigating the Web Site
Designed with exploration in mind, you can browse by state, search, or just wander the backroads of our offbeat attraction stories and tips.
Trunkations is the RoadsideAmerica.com blog, where you'll find our latest rants and ruminations.
Sight of the Week is a special featured attraction, new each week!
To aid your research and travel planning, you can try Roger™, the search engine-like field at the top of each page. Find thousands of great visitor tips and photos submitted to us. Try out Roger! When he craps out, you can still use Google to search the site.
You can instantly find oddball landmarks on our interactive maps. It's easier than ever to plan a day trip, or find everything near a particular city or in a state. Attraction Maps