Sam & Max visit a variety of places in Sam & Max Hit the Road, mostly kitschy tourist traps.

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Sam & Max HQSnuckey'sSnuckey'sSnuckey'sThe Kushman Brothers' CarnivalThe World's Largest Ball of TwineThe World of FishGator Golf EmporiumThe Mystery VortexFrog RockBumpusvilleSavage Jungle InnMount Rushmore Dinosaur Tarpit and Bungee Jumping National ParkCelebrity Vegetable MuseumHighway surfing mini-gameHit the Road - Full map
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A typical gas station with accompanying store. Three different ones can be visited in the game. One of them has a clerk resembling Bernard Bernoulli, one of the main characters in Day of the Tentacle.

Snuckey's is based on the real-world roadside convenience store chain Stuckey's, which was featured under its real name in On the Road. Similarities include the general shape as well as the pecan candy being sold.

The Kushman Brothers' CarnivalEdit

A carnival operated by the Kushman Brothers. The Kushmans enlist Sam & Max's help to recover their star attractions, Bruno and Trixie. The carnival hosts a variety of things referenced before and after Hit the Road, including the Cone of Tragedy, the Human Enigma, and Jesse James' severed hand.

The World's Largest Ball of TwineEdit

An enormous ball made out of a single continuous strand of twine, the largest in the world by 92 yards -until Sam and Max cut off 93 yards later in the game. Constructed by Bruno and a bunch of other bigfoots in 1956. The Ball has a small museum dedicated to it and has a rotating fish restaurant on top, accessed by cable car.

Several real places in the US claim to be home to the biggest ball of twine.

Based upon its location on the map, This World Largest Ball of Twine appears to be the on in Darwin, Minnesota.

The World of FishEdit

A fish market with a few exhibits, located in Mosquitoville, Missouri. Provides the World's Largest Ball of Twine with fresh fish each day.

Gator Golf EmporiumEdit

A driving range in Rheumy Eyes, Florida, famed for its alligator theme. It was originally a miniature golf course, but was converted after it was flooded with swamp water and infested with 10-foot long alligators in 1989.

The Mystery VortexEdit

A nexus of paranormal activity located in Gullwump, Washington, featuring floating furniture, an upside-down room, and an interior that looks like a joint painting by Salvador Dalí and M.C. Escher. Likely based on the Mystery Spot.

Frog RockEdit

A hard to find rock that allegedly looks like a frog (but actually, not at all). The exact location differs per playthrough.


Conroy Bumpus' opulent mansion and grounds, open to the public. Probably spoofing the former Twitty City, the expansive mansion and public entertainment center of the famous Country & Western singer, Conway Twitty.

Savage Jungle InnEdit

A tiki themed inn in Half Life, Nevada, run by actress Evelyn Morrison. Hosts a big bigfoot gathering.

Mount Rushmore Dinosaur Tarpit and Bungee Jumping National ParkEdit

A place in North Dakota where one can bungee jump out of Mount Rushmore and visit animatronic dinosaurs. There is a tarpit with a queue of little children waiting to have a tar bath and play.

Celebrity Vegetable MuseumEdit

A museum in Goatliver, Texas exhibiting vegetables resembling celebrities. Specific carvings can be commissioned.

Other locationsEdit

Locations mentioned are: the Inexplicable Valley of Lights, Mount Badrich, the World's Largest Stump, and the Eternal Plane of Acid Rain.

They are all visible from the Largest Ball of Twine restaurant. The Frog Rock is somewhere between them.

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