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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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Image for Dallas, Texas: Giraffe Statue at Dallas Zooview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDallas, Texas: Giraffe Statue at Dallas Zoo

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The giraffe, installed in 1997, is 67 feet, 6 inches tall, making it the tallest statue in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: 7/20/2017

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Roadside AttractionsZoo-Themed McDonald's - Dallas, TX

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Same exit off I-35 as the Dallas Zoo. Fiberglass animals on the roof include an elephant, orangutan, giraffe, and crocodile.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man - Dallas, Tx

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This one is actually holding a muffler!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDealy Plaza - Dallas, Texas

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Time stands still in this infamous place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 8/17/2019

Image for Big Neon Red Pegasus - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBig Neon Red Pegasus - Dallas, TX

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There's a big red Pegasus on a roof elsewhere in Dallas, but it's just a copy of this one, which was built in 1934, restored in May 2015, the 35x40-foot sign revolves slowly, once every five minutes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2019

last visited: never

Image for The Sixth Floor - Dallas, Texasview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsThe Sixth Floor - Dallas, Texas

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From a school book depository, to a snipers roost, to a museum to an infamous day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2010

last visited: 8/17/2019

Image for Kennedy Assassination Cenotaph - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsKennedy Assassination Cenotaph - Dallas, TX

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This 30-foot-tall empty box, made of concrete slabs, was designed by big-deal architect Phillip Johnson, who called it an "open tomb."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2019

last visited: never

Image for Cattle Drive Through Dallas - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCattle Drive Through Dallas - Dallas, TX

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Phenomenal sculpture of a cattle drive, located in the historic district of Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Texas

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 5/25/2019

Image for Big British Bowler Hat - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBig British Bowler Hat - Dallas, TX

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Artist Keith Turman created a 20-foot-wide bowler for a British furniture store, but the plan to perch it on the corner of the building didn't comply with Dallas display codes. So the two-ton hat wound up in a grassy vacant lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: never

Image for Playboy Marfa, Now Playboy Dallas - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPlayboy Marfa, Now Playboy Dallas - Dallas, TX

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A neon-outline Playboy bunny and car on a tilted slab.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2015

last visited: 1/31/2015

Image for 30-Foot-Tall Eyeball - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside Attractions30-Foot-Tall Eyeball - Dallas, TX

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Artist's big sculpture based on his own veiny orb. The eye spent time in Chicago's Pritzker Park until 2010, then a couple of years in Wisconsin, then moved to Dallas in August 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2019

last visited: never

Image for Perot Museum of Nature and Science - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPerot Museum of Nature and Science - Dallas, TX

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An off-kilter cube that features an earthquake simulator, sliced human cadavers, and everything you ever wanted to know about fracking. At night the big frogs outside glow an eerie green.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: 4/9/2019

Image for Dallas, Texas: Traveling Man - 38-Foot-Tall Robot Gumbyview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDallas, Texas: Traveling Man - 38-Foot-Tall Robot Gumby

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The allegorical truckin' Traveling Man towers over the Deep Ellum station of Dallas's downtown light rail system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/11/2015

last visited: 3/17/2018

Image for Muffler Man - Happy Half-Wit - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man - Happy Half-Wit - Dallas, TX

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A giant country goof with an Alfred E. Neuman head stands at Ken's Muffler repair shop parking lot and holds a muffler. So even if you can't read, you might still figure out what they do here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

Image for Dallas, Texas: Tango Frogs of Daddy-Oview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDallas, Texas: Tango Frogs of Daddy-O

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Ten-foot-tall frog statues created by Bob "Daddy-O" Wade in 1983. They've moved around over the years, but in 2014 they returned to their original spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: never

Image for Muffler Man - Happy Half-Wit - Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man - Happy Half-Wit - Dallas, TX

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A giant with an Alfred E. Neuman head holds an absurdly large muffler and there's more than one of these pea-brained mascots in Dallas. (The other is at another Ken's location.)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

Image for Mustangs of Las Colinas - Irving, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMustangs of Las Colinas - Irving, TX

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Nine life-size mustangs run wild in a stream in front of a building in Las Colinas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

Image for Buddhist Temple - Garland, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBuddhist Temple - Garland, TX

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An impressive array of Asian-style statues and buildings on a street corner in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for Little Statue of Liberty - Forney, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsLittle Statue of Liberty - Forney, TX

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A little Statue of Liberty is located on a small strip of land between FM 688 (Broad St) and US 80, as one approaches the heart of Forney, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for Munster Mansion - Waxahachie, Texasview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMunster Mansion - Waxahachie, Texas

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Charles and Sandra McKee built their home in 2002 as a replica of the Munster's house. Opened for special charity events, usually in October, and pix of the outside can be snapped year-round.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for School Mascot Jackrabbit - Forney, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSchool Mascot Jackrabbit - Forney, TX

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A jackrabbit is the mascot of Forney High School's athletic program, and this eight-foot-tall jackrabbit stands proudly atop a Lions Club sign near the intersection of S Bois D'Arc and Front Streets in downtown Forney, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Muffler Man - Indian Chief - Waxahachie, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man - Indian Chief - Waxahachie, TX

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Muffler Man as High School Mascot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

Image for Bonnie and Clyde Killed Lawmen Here - Southlake, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBonnie and Clyde Killed Lawmen Here - Southlake, TX

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A memorial to two of the victims of the Barrow Gang stands on the south side of W Dove Rd, where they were murdered on Easter Sunday in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for Ellis County Courthouse - Waxahachie, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsEllis County Courthouse - Waxahachie, TX

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Besides being one of the most beautiful courthouses in Texas, the Ellis County Courthouse has some tales told about the gargoyles that are seen around the building. Located at 101 West Main St, Waxahachie, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: 12/28/2016

Image for Big Pink Pig Smoker - Lake Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBig Pink Pig Smoker - Lake Dallas, TX

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Chasin' Tail BBQ is located at 601 S Lake Dallas Dr, Lake Dallas, TX, and they have a huge pig smoker up front.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2016

last visited: never

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