Category Archives: Roadside Awesomeness

Peek inside the Iowa State Capitol, quite possibly the midwest’s most beautiful building

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Gorgeous architecture and beautifully restored art make the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, IA a must-see for anyone passing through the Hawkeye State…

Step aboard Air Force One at the National Museum of the US Air Force

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You don’t need to be a political powerhouse to tour an Air Force One. Just head to the Presidential Gallery at the National Museum of the US Air Force…

Nicolas Cage was right! There is a secret room at Mt. Rushmore

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Yes, there absolutely is a secret, hidden room inaccessible to visitors at famed Mt. Rushmore. But what’s in it, and why is it off-limits?

Searching Pittsburgh for the real “Froggy’s” from This is Us

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In NBC’s This is Us, Jack and Rebecca frequent a Pittsburgh watering hole known as Froggy’s, but is it a real place? We find out.

The Blue Whale of Catoosa: the coolest anniversary gift ever

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Now a Route 66 icon, the famed Blue Whale of Catoosa is actually the most wonderful anniversary gift ever given…

Meet Eastern State Penitentiary’s most infamous innocent inmate

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Sentenced to life for a murder he didn’t commit, Pep may be Eastern State Penitentiary’s most famous innocent prisoner…

Walk the haunted halls of Pennsylvania’s eeriest prison: Eastern State Penitentiary

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Just outside Philadelphia, PA, Eastern State Penitentiary is an eerie must-see for anyone visiting the City of Brotherly Love…

Top 10 places we went in 2016 and why you should go there in 2017

Posted on in Breweries, coffeeshops, MINI Takes the States, Museums, National Parks, Route 66, Small Town USA, Story | 0 comments

From Yellowstone’s Old Faithful to Route 66 to space shuttles, we saw some amazing things in 2016. Here are the 10 best places we visited this year…

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum left us completely speechless

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Of all the memorials and museums we’ve visited, there may be none more moving, more well-crafted than the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum…

This Christmas, say “I love you” by giving someone a chance to destroy stuff with a tank

Posted on in Automobilia, Georgia, Minnesota, Nevada, Roadside Awesomeness, Story, Texas | 0 comments

Because nothing shows your love more than a gift certificate to crush a car with a big-ass tank…