ROAD QUIRK

Odd, Fun Or Bizarre Stops

Q&A x10 – Vacuum Cleaner Museum

If you are a regular follower of Bill On The Road, you know that I'm all too eager to pull of the highway to visit interesting or peculiar museums - even if just to say...

World’s Tallest Fork

This was a bit of a hidden piece of road quirk in Springfield, Missouri - behold the world's tallest fork! It weighs 11 tons and stands 35 feet tall near the front of a three story...

Mr. Ed’s Elephant Museum

You've heard me say over and over again that there's a museum for anything and everything in this country.   It's all part of what makes road trips across America so much fun - stumbling upon...

Riding The World’s Tallest Water Slide

And there it was.  Standing taller than the Statue Of Liberty, intimidating all who come before it like a mythical dragon in a nightmare.  Your neck stiffens as you try to eye the very top...

So, I’m Under A Bridge In West Virginia…

There was something surreal about standing straight above the New River Gorge in Lansing, West Virginia knowing I was technically higher than the top of the Gateway Arch in my hometown of Saint Louis.  Strapped...

American Sign Museum

Every road trip includes at least one "must see" stop.  For my visit to Cincinnati, Ohio the American Sign Museum was what I wanted to see the most.  Oddly enough - it was my last...

Catching Shrimp In Biloxi

It's always fun to do things that give you a real taste of what life is like in different parts of the country.  In southern Mississippi - along the coast - catching fresh fish is...

Beer Can House

On my way to the airport there was one spot I absolutely had to visit before I left Houston, Texas.  I'd seen it featured on TV shows, read about it on other websites and finally...

Col. Sanders Resting Place

Only one guy in America would find it fitting to have a bucket of fried chicken left at his grave as a way to pay respect.  (Well, except for maybe Michael Moore or Gov. Chris...

Even Purses Get A Museum

During my travels for billontheroad.com I've experienced all sorts of things that I'd never before contemplate as a solo male traveling across America.   Broadening your horizons is good.  At least that's what I read once...

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