Roadside America

Roadside America

Roadside America

By This Exit LLC

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2009-12-31
  • Current Version: 2.1.1
  • Adult Rating: 9+
  • File Size: 9.55 MB
  • Developer: This Exit LLC
  • Compatibility: iOS 11.0+
Score: 4.68
4.68
From 1,444 Ratings

Description

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). The roadside attraction gurus at Roadside America have spent decades exploring the weird, amusing wonders of America’s highways. The app puts that expertise at your fingertips for your own adventures. Fun reports, maps and photos guide you to less traveled places waiting 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"). - People Magazine Travel Awards 2019: "This will lead you to the best kitsch in the country." - New York Times recommended app 2020: "For those with a yen for oddities"..."where to find an evil clown sign, not to mention a Jell-O museum"... - The Today Show: "Road Trip Must Haves" - Travel + Leisure: "Great Road-Trip App" - Real Simple: Recommended Road Trip "Escape App" ____________________________ 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 or list for nearby oddities, or drop a pin to reveal 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, Zombie Army, more! ____________________________ PLAN A TRIP -- OR JUST LAUGH - Read amusing field reports by the authors of Roadside America, 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 an 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 on oddball and unique discoveries to our editors for possible inclusion. ____________________________ FAQ AND CONTACT INFO For region activation issues, please contact us in the app: More, Feedback or via the website https://www.roadsideamerica.com/mobile/ Extensive FAQs (including how to Restore regions for a new/reset device): https://www.roadsideamerica.com/mobile/roadside/ios/faq ____________________________ * REGIONS: HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR IN-APP PURCHASE(S) When first launching app, select your one permanent region (see included states, below). Then, you can make optional in-app purchases to permanently unlock more regions, or All Access unlocks all remaining regions. Sign up for a Roadside America user account for region purchases and region access recovery (Restore) on new/reset or 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

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Reviews

Great app

5
Used this years ago and looking forward to exploring more post Covid.
By Xf2007

Awesome road trip helper

5
Love to use this to find weird little spots to check out. I’ve used it a lot and it’s been fun. this. Exactly what I was hoping it would do. Makes for a fun trip
By Darkmike

Awesome!!!

5
This app is great!! No matter where we drive, there are cool things to see and places to visit. We have used it in 30 states and counting!! It’s a MUST HAVE for any USA road trip.
By BStoby

Great fun

5
We love seeing the unusual and forgotten attractions. Great job.
By Vicklon

Best Covid Road Trip app!!!

5
When we do our road trips away from society, we don’t leave curiosity. This app has added a dimension to our travel. The kids & teens are the navigators, family chooses the destinations, the adults drive. Many sights can be seen from the car. Might get out, quick pic, no contact, next spot. Kumbaya!
By thelma2222

Most fun app on my phone!

5
If you love driving around and randomly stopping to see some odd monument to something long forgotten or museum full of things you never dreamed you’d care about, this is the app for you! Remember the great molasses flood of Boston? Ever seen 2 thousand arrowheads in one place? My partner and I are crazy for the hilariously written factoids and have gone on little adventures trying to find some of the destinations on this map. I used to try and find these things on my own, but it’s so much easier and fun with this little tool. I bought their book in the 90’s and I’m so excited that technology has managed to find its way to put that big book in my pocket. If you are on your way to Niagara Falls, why not stop at the Jello Museum? Headed to Harrisburg? Stop in at Mr. Ed’s Elephant museum. It’s obviously great for children, but I don’t have any and it’s my favorite thing to do when I have time off! There’s a small fee to unlock all the USA, but it’s totally worth it if you travel. Last weekend I learned all about Lizzie Borden and saw her spooky grave. I never would have done that if it weren’t for these kooky authors and their fabulous app! Thanks for the weird memories!
By Martinixox

Superior to the website

4
You can use the Roadside America website for free, but the website’s user interface and usability is so terrible that the app—which is vastly more user friendly—is money well spent and better facilitates spontaneity.
By rtperch

A Travelers Necessity

5
If you like discovering off the beaten path travel oddities, this is the app for you. I’ve used this app for several years now and am always finding bits of nostalgia in our travels. Great app to share with our kids when we travel and explore new places.
By JS Buchanan

App just doesn’t work...

1
Downloaded to a current iPhone XR, I’ve tried deleting and reinstalling the app, and every time I bring it up it says there is no network and cannot connect
By Slagwar

Fantastic.

5
This app has sent me on a multitude of adventures to track down odd and amazing attractions. Cant recommend enough.
By Kumoati

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