Roadside Attractions

June 11, 2018

Written by Jomel Nichols


DEFINITION: Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.

Where can you find a time capsule, memorial and tombstone for a famous bull, the corpse basket that carried Jesse James (as well as the bullet hole that landed him there) and a museum dedicated to psychiatric treatments over the years? Right in St. Joseph, Mo. Show your #uncommoncharacter by getting off the beaten path and taking in some unique roadside attractions like the Pony Express statue and museum. There‚Äôs even a giant ice cream cone … For a full list of roadside attractions in St. Joseph, check out www.roadsideamerica.com or download the app.


Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.


Accepting responsibility for; including in a larger whole.


Something innovative, pioneering or that has never been done before.


Not proud or arrogant; modest.


Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.