I spotted the Charcoal Pit in Wilmington, Delaware last summer while scouting out some other “Wonders” in the area. It wasn’t a planned destination — but when I passed the Charcoal Pit, I immediately did a U-turn and came back for a look at their awesome sign!
I loved everything about that sign, including the almost “Flinstones-Esque” font. I had already eaten lunch, but an elderly couple in the parking lot told me that I couldn’t leave without some of the “The Pit’s” famous ice cream. Respectful of my elders, as always, I went inside and had the best milkshake I’ve ever had! I really want to stop here the next time that I’m in the area — the menu is awesome and the atmosphere really makes you feel like your dining in another era.
Delaware has some really great RoadsideWonders – click the Delaware link at the end of this post to see more of them