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A roadside attraction is a large tourist attraction along side the road and is used by a community or area to present some information or history of the community or area, sometimes even just a mascott. Add the roadside attraction you have found in your travels across the country or around the world.
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Roadside AttractionsFaulkner Statue, South's Oldest Department Store - Oxford, MS

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Erected on the anniversary of 100 years from the birth of this great writer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/21/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWacinton: Carved Giant Indian Head - Paducah, Kentucky

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"Whispering Giants is a collection of sculptures by Hungarian-born artist Peter Wolf Toth. The sculptures range in height from 20 to 40 feet (6.1 to 12 m), and are between 8 and 10 feet (2.4 and 3.0 m) in diameter. Currently 74 erected." - Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/18/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMaddonna of the Trail in Vandalia, Illinois

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Pioneer women involved in the human migration west are honored here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBirthplace of the Telephone - Boston, MA

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A monument commemorating the first transmission of sound over wires, i.e. the first telephone, is located in the plaza of the JFK Federal Building at 15 New Sudbury St, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/12/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBar Seen in Cheers - Boston, MA

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The exterior of the Bull and Finch Pub was used for the opening scene for the TV sitcom Cheers. The signage has since been changed to reflect its connection to the show. Cheers, formerly the Bull and Finch, is located at 84 Beacon St., Boston, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/10/2018

last visited: 11/21/2018

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Peanut - Pearsall, TX

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5 or 6 ft. long peanut held up by metal posts and a white rock base that tells us "55,000,000 lbs. Marketed Annually"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/3/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMile Zero of the Trans-Canada Highway - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Mile Zero of the Trans-Canada Highway is located in Beacon Hill Park at the corner of Douglas Street and Dallas Road in Victoria, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/2/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWorld Museum of Mining - Butte, MT

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A mostly outdoor museum, the World Museum of Mining, as well as typical museum fare, offers tours of an underground copper mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPorter's Liquor and Fireworks - Evanston, WY

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You can find Porter's on the south side of Lincoln Highway (80)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/29/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOpportunistic Wishing Well - Ketchikan, AK

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The Opportunistic Wishing Well is a clever way of taking advantage of the curiosity of tourists. It is located at 1001 Park Ave. in Ketchikan, Alaska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 10/24/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Tree of Utah - near Wendover, Utah

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An 83 foot tall sculpture constructed to withstand winds of 130 mph.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Utah

date approved: 10/24/2018

last visited: 9/1/2018

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of Artist, Her Dog, and Her Monkey - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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A statue honoring Canadian artist and writer Emily Carr depicts her with her dog Billie and monkey Woo. The statue is located at the intersection of Government Street and Belleville Street in Victoria, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/20/2018

last visited: 10/24/2018

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Trophy Cup - Seattle, WA

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The world's largest trophy cup sits on top of the Athletic Awards building at 817 Republican St., Seattle, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Washington

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMonster Mural - Oakland, CA

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A mural in west Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBeach Flotsam Yard Art - Berkeley, CA

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A art house at 1118 Colusa Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDolly's House Museum: Brothel - Ketchikan, AK

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Dolly's House Museum: Brothel is located at 24 Creek Street in the former red light district of Ketchikan, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 10/7/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside Attractions46-Foot-Tall Squished Head - Seattle, WA

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The 46' tall compressed head is the sculpture called "Echo". It is located in the Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Washington

date approved: 9/27/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPatsy the Dog Statue - Juneau, AK

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A statue of the deaf dog named Patsy Ann, who would greet the ships visiting Alaska, is located on the waterfront of Juneau, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/24/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of Terry Fox, One Leg and a Dream - Victoria, BC, Canada

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A statue of athlete, cancer victim, and cancer research activist Terry Fox is located in the southwest corner of Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRock of Ages Granite Quarry: Tours - Graniteville, VT

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Rock of Ages Quarry has a visitor center where you can see a film about the quarry and offers tours through the facility and looking down into the quarry pit from a viewing area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/19/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFloating Bridge - Brookfield, VT

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The present floating bridge, built in 2015, replaced the previous version that was closed in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/17/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDaytona Beach Drive-In Christian Church - Daytona Beach, FL

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Want to go to church AND the beach? Save time and stop for services at the Daytona Beach Drive-In Christian Church while wearing your beach clothes!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Florida

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: 10/30/2018

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Caterpillar - Italy, TX

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Can be seen from I-35 but there is no place to park. To safely view park at Monolithic Dome Homes parking lot at: 32.200529, -96.894594 and walk over for a picture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTemperance Fountain - Washington, DC

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A historic fountain in downtown Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: 8/25/2018

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Roadside AttractionsPaul Bunyan Junior - Hackensack MN

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Paul Junior stands near City Hall in the home of his mother, Lucette Kensack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/4/2018

last visited: never

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