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!

The Thing – Dragoon, Az

Thanks to the can't-miss signage that pops up every few miles (247 times, to be exact) on the long stretch of I-10 between El Paso, Tx., and Tucson, Az., you'll be wondering what what "The Thing" is hours before you reach the massive roadside trading post that houses its mysterious remains. So what is it? Only those who have seen it can speculate (and we're not telling).

photo: Ki L via Yelp

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

— Melissa Heckscher & Kelly Aiglon