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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 Giant Fly  -  O'Brien, ORview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Fly - O'Brien, OR

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Where would you find a giant fly? On top of the restrooms, of course! Be sure to ask for the keys at the store, and don't be surprised to be given a large fly swatter. Found at the roadside stop of O'Brien, Oregon, on the Redwood Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/17/2009

last visited: 8/7/2015

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Grants Pass' beloved mascot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Prying Pandora

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/13/2007

last visited: 5/28/2016

Image for Paul Bunyan, Babe the Blue Ox and the Trees of Mystery - Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPaul Bunyan, Babe the Blue Ox and the Trees of Mystery - California

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You'll find Paul and Babe at the Trees of Mystery attraction near Klamath. Northern California seems to be the land of roadside attractions so if you love kitsch then this area will be your own little Shangri-La.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 4/2/2008

last visited: 8/19/2016

Image for Oregon Vortex - Gold Hill, ORview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsOregon Vortex - Gold Hill, OR

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The Oregon Vortex and House of Mystery has been a popular roadside attraction since 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/22/2015

last visited: 8/15/2016

Image for Black Bird - Medford, Oregonview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBlack Bird - Medford, Oregon

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Insane-looking giant black bird

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for Spider Cars - VW Bug - Wolf Creek, Oregonview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSpider Cars - VW Bug - Wolf Creek, Oregon

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Two old VW products are mounted in a field as giant spiders on eight girder legs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for Free Fizzy Lithia Water Fountain - Ashland, ORview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFree Fizzy Lithia Water Fountain - Ashland, OR

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This drinking fountain is a contributing structure to the Ashland Downtown Historic District and is located in Plaza Island in downtown Ashland, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for Art Under the Bridge - Ashland, ORview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsArt Under the Bridge - Ashland, OR

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These series of painted panels are monumented underneath the Water Street overpass in downtown Ashland, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for America's First Elizabethan Theatre - Ashland, ORview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsAmerica's First Elizabethan Theatre - Ashland, OR

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If you want to experience a Shakespeare play like theater-goers did in the 16th century, this is the place to do it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for Eagle Nabs Fish - Canyonville, Oregonview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsEagle Nabs Fish - Canyonville, Oregon

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This large eagle swooping in for a fish has been standing in front of the Seven Feathers Casino since 1997.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWest Coast Game Park

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Billing itself as "The Original Walk-thru Safari" this unique stop is about 3 1/2 miles south of Bandon Oregon on the beautiful Oregon coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/6/2006

last visited: 5/23/2016

Image for USS Milwaukee C-21 Memorial and Wreck - Eureka, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsUSS Milwaukee C-21 Memorial and Wreck - Eureka, CA

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Off the outer coast of Eureka lies the remains of the cruiser USS Milwaukee C-21. Next to the road access to the beach is a small and simple memorial site marking the location offshore where the ship was stranded in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 7/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Folk Art: Gabriel's Garden - Eureka, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFolk Art: Gabriel's Garden - Eureka, CA

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Romano Gabriel spent nearly three decades making the hundreds of brilliant objects, filling the front yard of his Eureka home. The Wooden Sculpture Garden was designated as a cultural landmark in 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2013

last visited: 4/13/2016

Image for Fort Humboldt - Ulysses S. Grant Posted Here with Bottle - Eureka, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFort Humboldt - Ulysses S. Grant Posted Here with Bottle - Eureka, CA

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Supposedly, Ulysses S. Grant found the constant rain and isolation unbearable while stationed here and was said to have developed quite a thirst for whiskey during his posting at the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2013

last visited: 9/22/2013

Image for Giant Magic Mushrooms and Joint - Sutherlin, Oregonview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Magic Mushrooms and Joint - Sutherlin, Oregon

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Oregon Gifts is a throwback, hippie-like gift store. They have the-die shirts, incense, posters, and assorted paraphernalia behind beaded curtains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for Giant Hammer - Eureka, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Hammer - Eureka, CA

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This giant hammer is the eye-catching sign for Pierson's Building Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

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