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I Know How This Movie Ends

I’m moving from Rhode Island to Florida next month, so I’m hip-deep in planning out the trip. In addition to booking hotels where me and my pups will stay overnight, I’m also on the hunt for good dog-friendly places to run around and go to the bathroom.

Whenever I do a long distance haul like this, I use Roadtrippers and BringFido to help me plan it all out. While I could probably wing it, it’s not fair to my dogs to only stop at busy rest areas. So, I use these tools to plan out creative stops along the way. Like dog parks, state parks, botanical gardens, Petcos and Petsmarts, Home Depots, and so on.

While this is certainly a unique place to stop, I’m pretty sure I’ll skip this one:

The Gas Station Where No One Can Hear You Scream -- listing on

The horror nut in me got really excited. Horror movies. Gory tales. Haunted house adventures. Serial killer tours. If it has the ability to scare me or freak me out, I’m there. The name of this place alone gave me goosebumps.

When I first saw the name, I thought maybe it was some offbeat attraction that I definitely should stop at. But then Google told me there is no such thing as “The Gas Station Where No One Can Hear You Scream”.

Now, The Hitcher is one of my favorite movies. And then there’s The Vanishing, Rest Stop, Splinter, Big Driver, Planet Terror. I’ve seen all the horror rest stop/gas station movies. Soooo… Yeah. There are a variety of ways this movie could end and I don’t want anything to do with them.

I think I’ll pass on this one, Roadtrippers, and stick to the normal rest stops where people can hear me scream. But thanks.