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Parade Magazine: Handy Links

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Sunday’s Parade magazine selected a list of “American Originals” they discovered on RoadsideAmerica.com — fun roadside landmarks for their readers to visit this summer. Here are the links: 1. Seattle, Wash. World’s Largest Cowboy Hat and Boots 2. Crescent, Ore. Giant Grizzly Bear With Salmon 3. Inglewood, Calif. Giant Donut 4. Blackfoot, Idaho World’s Largest […]

iPhone App: Explore

Monday, January 18th, 2010

In a recent shared nightmare, a huge purple devil head with glowing red eyes chased the RoadsideAmerica.com Team, shrieking: “The App is not a web site — it’s a focused tool designed to take advantage of the small screen, network availability, smart phone interactive capabilities and geo-location awareness.” When we awoke, everything the head said […]

iPhone App: Intro, Clean-Up, Kudos

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

It’s been a speedy week since we released Roadside America for iPhone in the iTunes App Store. Watch Trunkations for a series of posts on amusing and practical things you can do with our first mobile application, and road trip mobile device use in general.

My Sights 2.0: E-Z Trip Planning

Monday, March 16th, 2009

RoadsideAmerica.com introduces My Sights 2.0, for speedier, even more wonderful road trip planning and mapping. Here’s what we were thinking.

Tip Criteria, Pt. 1: Food, Trains, Beauty

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

The Alvord Leather Guy, missing of late, fits all major criteria. We receive hundreds of tip submissions on tourist attractions every week. Many are simple eyewitness acknowledgments of the continued operation or existence of a place already well documented. More substantial updates, with new info and a photo or two, may be added to the […]

Hello from RoadsideAmerica.com’s Blog

Monday, March 24th, 2008

It’s a blog. Trunkations is where we’ll post our musings and rants — because, honestly, there’s so much more to say than we already have, in 12+ years of writing about strange tourist attractions on RoadsideAmerica.com. The blog will give us a convenient spot to jaw about odd projects we think you really need to […]

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