After deciding to hang a left at the decision point, I set off to see the Whispering Giant in Dunkirk, New York. Since I was just ’round the way, I also decided to see a muffler man or two and some other roadside gems.
When I got up that morning in Williamsport, Pa. I hadn’t planned on ending up near Buffalo, New York but that just fortifies my method of traveling without reservations. You just never know where you’ll end up when you’re free to follow your whims.
Bob! at the Super Freeze Drive-In in Derby, NY:
Super Freeze Soda Jerk Muffler Man
I managed to see one of the Irving, NY Muffler Man Indians. My GPS kept sending me around in circles trying to find the other one. I got frustrated and decided to forget about it. My patience was done for the night.
While I sat outside inhaling a cheeseburger, I called home and talked to my family for a few minutes. They wondered what the heck I was doing near Buffalo and where I was going. I didn’t really have an answer to either question. But an hour or so later, I pulled in to the Holiday Inn Express in Salamanca, NY and finally took my boots off for the night.
Other Posts from this Road Trip
- Road Tripping: The Coffee Pot - Bedford, Pa
- Well, Hello, Mr. Bedroom Eyes - Uniontown, Pa. Mufflerman
- Road Tripping: World's Largest Teapot - Chester, WV
- Road Tripping: A Fabulous Pennsylvania Roadside Animal Menagerie
- Roadside Stop: Madonna of the Trail, Beallsville, Pa.
- Bucket List Stop: The PennDot Road Sign Sculpture Garden
- Musings on Riding Farm Roads. And Bigfoot.
- Road Tripping: Roadside Goodies from Western New York
- Whispering Giants Grand Tour: Ong-Gwe-Ohn-Weh in Dunkirk, NY
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- Road Tripping Though Pennsylvania - Random Snapshots
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- SPOT Tracker Reporting Gaps
- Road Tripping in Pennsylvania - Wandering to Breakfast in Wellsboro
- Whispering Giants Grand Tour: Williamsport, Pa. Giant is Missing
- Sometimes Being In A Hurry Actually Slows You Down
- Uncle Sam Muffler Man - Happy Fourth of July
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