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Roadside America App

For iPhone, iPod touch (iPad compatible)


Download on the App Store $2.99 includes any ONE of 7 regions.
In-app purchases: Entire US/Canada for $5.99 more, or a la carte regions $1.99 each.
Available in US and Canada App Stores. Requires iOS 7 and higher.

The Roadside America App for iPhone was created by America's foremost experts in roadside attractions and oddities. It's packed with easy-to-use, in-depth info and maps for the nation's funniest and weirdest must-sees -- over 10,000 eye-popping places when you unlock the entire USA and Canada. app with map viewWhen you purchase the app for $2.99, the Roadside America App lets you choose one of seven US/Canada regions to unlock: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, Northwest, or California (see list of states included). You have the option in the App to also buy individual regions ($1.99/region) or all remaining regions -- the Entire US/Canada ($5.99).

Near Me - What's Just Down the Road

You'll instantly see what's nearby -- oddball monuments, Muffler Men, quirky museums, tourist attractions. When on the network, the app knows where you are, so you'll never miss a great sight again.

Detail View - Glenn Goode's Big PeopleGet maps and driving directions, hours, phone numbers, and the stories and tips. And keep track of every Roadside America sight you've ever visited!

You can browse attractions by our categories: "Big," "Atomic," "Music," "Tech," and 70 more Themes. The app photo galleries display thousands of images, and access to special "research" attraction targets not yet on the web site!

Share the Fun

You can join in on the exploration by submitting tips and photos to from the road. Snap photos right in the app, select, and send. The Roadside America App connects to Facebook and Twitter so you can alert friends about the latest and strangest places!

Dreamers.Special Road Trip Tools

Designed by our travel gurus, these help ensure that you stick to your trip schedule: Sunset Alert helps you catch the last rays for end-of-day photo ops. Tourist Interruptus sends you a fake phone call, an intervention that may save you from spending too much time at a place!

One Region – More Regions, or the Entire USA

The Roadside America App lets you choose one of six US regions or Canada region to permanently unlock: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, Northwest, California (inc. HI, AK), or Canada (check list of states included in your region).

Savvy road trippers will want to unlock the Entire USA/Canada, including over 10,000 attractions, new attractions and updates, for just $5.99 more. Individual Regions or the Entire USA/Canada is an in-app purchase, which can be made within the app after the original 1-region is unlocked, or at any time: tap More, tap All Access.

Convenient Features


So don't settle for less. Backed up by 30 years of research and the latest eyewitness reports, the Roadside America App is your best mobile guide to the weird and wacky along the road.

Sample Screen Views

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What App Users Are Saying...

"Did 2 full cross-country trips within 6 months...this app made it really fun, interesting and many times quirky...gave us odd points just to laugh and read out loud. I love it and got to see things I never would have been aware of otherwise."


"Transformed what could have been a long, boring 2,700 mile road trip into tons of adventures around each corner. Thanks for such a fun tool and all the research that went into it!"
—Melissa, Feedback email

"Highly recommend this app and the paid portions too. These folks put a lot of time into making an invaluable resource and I would happily pay more for their services. I use this app all over the USA."

—A J Cole

"I love this app!!! People are constantly asking me where I find such cool stuff to do on the weekends. It's because I just grab my car keys and open up the Roadside America app."

— Urpickle

"I have this app up and running every time we are traveling. We have rerouted our trips based on this app to see more of the funky stuff throughout the country. The tips from other travelers are extremely helpful."
— Jane and Roger

"I was shocked at how much fun information was in this app. It's well-organized, easy to use, and just reading the tips is good entertainment. Absolutely worth it."

— Gingerbread Pirate

All The Great Places

  • World's Largest and Smallest -- from humongous statues to itty bitty churches
  • Little museums, factory tours, monuments to just about anything!
  • Odd architecture and folk art environments
  • Route 66, classic roadside attractions and tourist traps
  • Mystery spots, gravity hills, caves, mines, natural and unnatural wonders
  • America's Muffler Men statues -- The Great Conspiracy we originally discovered, named and tracked!