ROAD QUIRK

Odd, Fun Or Bizarre Stops

One Big Water Fountain

It's not just a big fountain, it's the biggest water fountain in the United States. The Gateway Geyser is located in East Saint Louis - just 6 minutes across th...

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 Ameri...

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...

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 enou...

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 - cat...

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 we...

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 Moor...

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.   Broade...
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Meet The World’s Tallest Man

Standing next to someone or something that towers over me isn't exactly out of the ordinary in my world.  Standing straight, with the right pair of shoes - five...