AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The H Signs #atozchallenge

Welcome to another year of the AtoZ Challenge.  This year I am doing signs that I have seen across the country.  This post will feature signs associated with the Letter H. ENJOY THE RIDE!

We can’t avoid signs.  They are everywhere.  Advertisements, informational signs, directional signs, business signs and, sometimes, even humorous and fun signs.  Each of my posts in this years’ challenge will feature a hodgepodge of signs I have come across in my travels.  In most cases, I’ll also note where they were taken.  Some were actually inside of shops or otherwise, so not all will have locations.  I hope you enjoy this fun trip each day of April.

One day someone told me to go to Hell…so I did!

This way to Hell
Welcome to Hell, Michigan
Hell Weather Bureau
Hell Post Office

I couldn’t get enough Hell, so I also visited Hell’s Half Acre in Powder River, Wyoming

Hell’s Half Acre – Powder River, Wyoming
Hell’s Half Acre looks inviting eh?

Well, if my going to Hell doesn’t make you happy, perhaps the following Happy signs will?

Happyville Rd – Glasgow, Kentucky

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Welcome to Happy, Texas
These fire volunteers are happy! – Happy, Texas
Yes, there is a Happy Game Room
And a Happy Self Storage too
Choose Happy!!! – Happy Car at Paradise Point Marketplace in Scottsville, Kentucky
Choose Happy — Again!
Happy Cemetery in Happy, Texas
Happy is that way (notice it is the opposite direction from Hell?)
Happy, Texas Post Office
Happy, Kentucky Post Office
Its Okay to be Happy – Lexington, Kentucky
Stop Trying to Make Everyone Happy sign

Is that enough happy for you?  How about an old hotel sign then?  There are plenty of them all over the U.S.

Virginville Hotel – Virginville, Pennsylvania (just an hour north of Intercourse, PA!)
Lexington Hotel – Gallup, New Mexico
Grand Vista Hotel – Helenwood, Tennessee
Vacation Motor Hotel vintage neon sign in Clarksville, Tennessee
Hotel Waterville – Waterville, Washington
The Nutt House Hotel in Granbury, Texas
Lincoln Hotel – Butte, Montana
Hotel Newhouse – Helper, Utah
Frenchglen Hotel – in the high deserts of Oregon – Frenchglen, Oregon

Need a hot dog?

From one hot dog to another…
Hot Dog House – Waco, Texas
Hot Dogs – Paradise Point Marketplace, Scottsville, Kentucky
Hillbilly Hot Dog – Lesage, West Virginia
Hillbilly Hot Dogs – Lesage, West Virginia

Obviously, there are other places that start with the letter H.  Here is a smattering…

Hutto, Texas – home of the Hippos
Hugo, Oklahoma – Circus City and home of the Circus Graveyard
Hamburg, Iowa mural
Halsey, Nebraska
Hico, Texas – Home of the “other” Billy the Kid grave
Hico, Texas – Where Everybody is Somebody
Highland Town – Baltimore, Maryland
Hallettsville, Texas
We Love Houston

And a couple more for good measure

Hogdaddys Saloon – Shawneetown, Illinois
Hodge Podge Cottages – Uncertain, Texas
Ho-Hum Motel – West Yellowstone, Montana
Haufbrau House – Bozeman, Montana – Home of the famously delicious Lanny Burger!
Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden – Calvert City, Kentucky (even with a real hillbilly!)

I know I posted some Hurts Donuts on the D page, but how can I resist another one on the H Page?

Hurts Donut – Katy, Texas (try the Maple Bacon donuts…they rock!)

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