10 Must visit McDonald’s locations: Ready for a Big Mac road trip?

McDonald's iconic golden arch logo (Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)
McDonald's iconic golden arch logo (Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images) /

McDonald’s and its golden arches are part of pop culture. Why not pack your bags and take a McDonald’s road trip before summer ends.

Could you cross the country on a McDonald’s road trip? The iconic fast food restaurant has locations all around the globe. While many restaurants might have similar décor, a few locations are unique. If you are the ultimate McDonald’s fan, are you ready for an epic road trip?

Recently, McDonald’s shared a curated list of different McDonald’s locations. Each location had something different, unique and special. Before the summer ends, could you be ready to take a McDonald’s road trip?

Here are the 10 must visit McDonald’s locations for any super fan.

1. McDonald’s Global Headquarters
1035 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607

The International Menus have been a big hit and the Global Headquarters had them first. The menu here features all types of innovations from around the globe. If you want to be in the know, a trip to the Global Headquarters is a must. Maybe it will even inspire you to attend Hamburger University.

2. Retro McDonald’s
14 Plaza Way, Fairhaven, MA 02719

On the opposite end of the spectrum, a location in Massachusetts looks like it is straight out of the past. The retro feel of this location is like dining in fast food history.

3. Entertainment McDonald’s
6875 W. Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819

Surrounded by Orlando’s theme parks, this McDonald’s location is part restaurant and part gigantic play space. Beyond the regular menu, guests can order pizza, pasta and even some omelets. Plus, the space is filled arcade games and gigantic playhouses. Here guests can enjoy all this fun without a theme park ticket.

4. Fancy McDonald’s
6201 Brecksville RD, Independence, OH 44131

Who said that you can’t enjoy a Big Mac under a chandelier? At this McDonald’s location, the colonial décor adds a sense of prim and proper. While you might not have to use a cloth napkin, this location definitely lives up to its fancy adjective.


5. Train McDonald’s
1611 E. Main St, Barstow, CA 92311

This McDonald’s location is Sheldon Cooper approved. It looks just like a train station and guests can sit in train cars. While you might say all aboard, this train doesn’t leave the station. Still, does a Happy Meal seem happier when you think that you’re chugging along?

6. Vegas McDonald’s
3475 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Everything is bigger in Vegas. While there are so many tempting treats in Sin City, the McDonald’s on the Las Vegas Blvd could be the food that you’re craving after a long night at the craps table. Does that Value meal look even more tempting after a bad night in the casino?

7. UFO McDonald’s
720 N. Main St, Roswell, NM 88201

It might not be Area 51, but this McDonald’s location looks like it is totally out of this world. The spaceship-shaped location could be calling to some visitors from another planet. Do you think that extraterrestrial beings like French fries?

8. Denton House
2045 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Ready to channel your inner Great Gatsby? This Long Island location has been restored to its 1926 appearance. It feels like stepping back in time, but the Big Macs still taste the same.

9. Skinny McDonald’s
262 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013

When space is a premium, why go wide when you can go tall? The elegant façade of this NYC location blends perfectly into the surrounding architecture. Who said that McDonald’s can’t have some sophisticated style?

10. Highway McDonald’s
767 Will Rogers Turnpike, Vinita, OK 64301

No need to take an exit to satisfy your McDonald’s craving. This location was once the largest McDonald’s in the world. Now, it is the perfect pit stop on your epic road trip.

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Have you visited any of these epic locations? Are you ready to take a McDonald’s road trip?