- Bug fixes and improvements
- Account deletion option added
App includes 1 region you choose from 7 oddity-rich U.S./Canada regions. Purchase more ($1.99/region) or all remaining regions ($6.99 more). The roadside attraction gurus at Roadside America have spent decades exploring the weird, amusing wonders on America’s highways. The app puts that expertise at your fingertips for your own adventures. Roadside America's fun stories, unique photos, and tipster reports guide you to less traveled places just off the next exit.
App includes your choice of one permanent U.S./Canada region (see region states list below*). Optional in-app purchases require sign-up for a Roadside America account to unlock more or all regions ("All Access").
• Car & Driver: "All the Route 66–type classics, from neon signs to 25-foot-tall muffler men." • Popular Science: “This Holy Grail of road-trip apps has all the features you could want from a directory of the country’s quirkiest and most eclectic attractions.” • Thrillist: "An absolute must for fans of animatronic roadside dinosaurs and kitschy rest stops."
DISCOVER UNUSUAL AND FUNNY PLACES ALONG THE HIGHWAY
- "World’s Largest" and smallest sights
- Strange museums, graves, statues, Muffler Men
- Bizarre architecture, obscure history
- Route 66 sights, tourist traps, odd theme parks
- Mystery spots, gravity hills, caves, unnatural wonders
SEE WHAT'S UP THE ROAD
- Check map for nearby oddities, drop a pin revealing what's ahead.
- Add Start and End city to reveal a string of possibilities along the route.
- Search by attraction name, address, or browse by city.
- Explore 70+ themes: Atomic, Music, Celebrities, Tech, Crime, more!
PLAN A TRIP - OR JUST LAUGH
- Read amusing stories by Roadside America authors, and useful eyewitness tips by travelers.
- View photos, maps and directions, addresses, hours. Call attractions.
- Help investigate "research" attraction targets we think have potential!
- Filter Editors' Ratings to focus on must-sees in your vicinity.
USE ROAD TRIP TOOLS
- Send attraction location to Maps or other popular routing apps
- Mark Saves and Been Theres to view on a list/map. Or filter-hide to only see the unexplored!
- Export/Import your Saves and Been Theres to a 2nd device
- Submit Tips and your photos on oddball and unique discoveries to our editors for possible inclusion.
FAQs (inc. how to Restore regions for new/reset device):
For region activation issues, please contact us via app: More, Feedback or the website
* REGIONS: HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR IN-APP PURCHASE(S)
When first launching app, select your one permanent region (see included states, below). You can later make in-app purchases to permanently unlock more regions. All Access unlocks all remaining regions. Register a Roadside America user account for purchased region access recovery (Restore) on new/reset/2nd devices.
- NORTHEAST: Delaware, DC, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
- SOUTHEAST: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
- MIDWEST: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin
- SOUTHWEST: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah
- NORTHWEST: Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming
- CALIFORNIA: California, Alaska, Hawaii
- CANADA: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, PEI, Québec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Family Share works for basic app; additional region access requires separate accounts and in-app purchases by each user.
- June 24, 2011 New version 1.3
- December 12, 2011 New version 1.5
- December 20, 2011 New version 1.5.1
- January 14, 2012 New version 1.5.2
- March 31, 2012 New version 1.6
- April 07, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
- April 09, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
- June 17, 2012 New version 1.7
- November 02, 2012 New version 1.8
- November 11, 2012 New version 1.8.1
- November 29, 2012 New version 1.8.2
- April 20, 2013 New version 1.8.3
- June 19, 2013 New version 1.8.4
- October 31, 2013 New version 1.8.5
- December 04, 2013 New version 1.8.6
- January 05, 2014 New version 1.8.7
- November 03, 2014 New version 1.8.8
- July 13, 2016 New version 1.9.0
- April 15, 2018 New version 1.9.1
- April 07, 2019 New version 1.9.5
- August 17, 2019 New version 2.0.0
- January 14, 2020 New version 2.0.1
- July 15, 2020 New version 2.1
- October 23, 2020 New version 2.1.1
- March 28, 2022 New version 2.3
- May 25, 2023 New version 2.4