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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