Road trip news, rants, and ruminations by the Editors of RoadsideAmerica.com
Archive for May, 2012
The last time New York City saw a dinosaur — a roadside attraction dinosaur anyway — was in 1965, at the New York World’s Fair.
Memorable monuments are sometimes a marriage of a home-grown visionary and a town willing to go along with a crazy idea. And that’s what’s happened in Blue Rapids.
The tower glockenspiel, a huge clock with little animated people that move around beneath its dial every hour, is usually found in medieval downtowns in Bavaria and Switzerland. Rarely built in the U.S., most of them are in spots trying to channel schnitzel and sausages…
For the past two decades, Gary Greff has been building the world’s largest metal sculptures along The Enchanted Highway, trying to lure travelers off the interstate to his hometown.
Our favorite wax museums always seem to live on borrowed time. The characters and scenes haven’t changed for decades, awkwardly frozen in a bygone era.
If you’re a fan of DC Multiverse, the novels of Harry Turtledove, or of Captain Kirk going back in time to fix the future, then you know how messy Alternate History can be.
- East Coast Cicadas: Attractions They Couldn’t See In 1996
- Gotta See ‘Em All: Pursuing America’s Giants
- Two Gallows, One Beatle: Good Times At The Old Jail
- Hats On To Stonewall Jackson, Defender Of Lexington
- Beefcake of Roads: New Home For World’s Largest Muscleman
- Join the Battleship NJ Gun Crew (Look Out, Philly!)