Going cross-country this summer? Get your motor running and head out on the highway. Family road trips rock, especially when you stop and take in the amazing (and sometimes oddball!) attractions along the way. Click through our album to discover places that are feed-worthy, Insta-gold; then fasten your seat belts— it’s going to be a wild ride!

Leaning Tower – Niles, Il

See a piece of Pisa in a northern suburb of Chicago. The Leaning Tower is actually part of a YMCA and was originally built as a creative way to house water tanks. Since its completion in 1934, the city has added a reflecting pool and fountain. Faux Italy, here you come.

photo: Ken Lund via Flickr

What is your favorite roadside attraction? Let us know in the Comments!

— Melissa Heckscher & Kelly Aiglon