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Latest Thrill: Taking a Dump in New Jersey

Monday, March 6th, 2017

For decades New Jersey was used and abused as a landfill by its urban neighbors, dotted with smelly, heaping, seagull-infested mini-mountains packed with everything from New York City’s garbage to Philadelphia’s dead mobsters.

2017: Out of the Shadows

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

In August 2017, a rare total eclipse of the sun will slash across America, briefly tossing select tourist attractions into disturbing daytime darkness. But the rest of the 2017 Roadsider calendar lights up like an emergency flashlight of promising milestones and celebrations.

One Log House To Transcend Its One Loggedness

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The new proprietors of the Famous One Log House, a vintage tree-home along California’s Redwood Highway — land of the Drive-Thru Trees — want to diversify the flora of their plant-based attraction.

Gods In The House

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Author Neil Gaiman is a fan of Roadside America, particularly when it comes to his fantasy novel “American Gods.”

Sweet 16: Looks Like a Beauty

Friday, January 1st, 2016

2015 was a year that pundits proclaimed was a downer, but in the Roadside universe it rolled along with few potholes or washouts.

Building the Roadside Capital of the World

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Cave City, Kentucky, is the Roadside Attraction Capital of the World. The world doesn’t know that yet, but Will Russell does.

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