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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 Mrs. Butterworth Statue of First Lady Julia Grant - Galena, Illinoisview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMrs. Butterworth Statue of First Lady Julia Grant - Galena, Illinois

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This bronze sculpture of First Lady Julia Dent Grant has been compared to the iconic Mrs. Buttersworth syrup bottle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for Scarlett's Green Dress Curtains - Belvedere Mansion - Galena, Illinoisview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsScarlett's Green Dress Curtains - Belvedere Mansion - Galena, Illinois

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This two-and-a-half-story red brick Italianate house is located at 1008 Park Avenue in Galena, Illinois. The curtains are part of the tour of the mansion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for Dinosaurs and Flying Saucer - near Hazel Green, Wisconsinview gallery

NWNW15.4 km

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Roadside AttractionsDinosaurs and Flying Saucer - near Hazel Green, Wisconsin

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Several sculpted dinosaur "fossil" creations PLUS an UFO in a field on the north side of HWY 11 between HWY Z and Logan Road near Hazel Green, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: never

Image for Dickeyville Grottoview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDickeyville Grotto

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Father Mathias Wernerus built the "Holy Ghost Grotto" between 1925 and 1931. This grotto is unique in its combination of religious and patriotic-themed areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/8/2007

last visited: 8/24/2014

Image for Potosi Beer Bottle - Potosi Brewery - Potosi, WIview gallery

NWNW37.8 km

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Roadside AttractionsPotosi Beer Bottle - Potosi Brewery - Potosi, WI

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The Potosi Brewery was opened in 1852. It is located at 209 S Main St in Potosi, WI. This large beer bottle is across the street from the brewery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: 7/23/2009

Image for Pinky the Elephant - Marquette IAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPinky the Elephant - Marquette IA

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Pinky sits outside the Lady Luck Casino Marquette looking toward the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/10/2014

last visited: 6/24/2017

Image for Military Lincoln Statue - Dixon ILview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMilitary Lincoln Statue - Dixon IL

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The only statue of Lincoln in military uniform.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2011

last visited: never

Image for Dixon, Illinois - Fake Berlin Wallview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDixon, Illinois - Fake Berlin Wall

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Dixon, Illinois - Fake Berlin Wall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2011

last visited: 4/27/2013

Image for Boyhood Home of Ronald Reagan 40th President- Dixon ILview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBoyhood Home of Ronald Reagan 40th President- Dixon IL

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Boyhood Home of Ronald Reagan - Dixon IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2011

last visited: 7/17/2014

Image for Rockmen Guardians - Rockford, ILview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsRockmen Guardians - Rockford, IL

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A group of male figures made with small rocks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 8/18/2014

Image for Cedar Rapids, IA: Logo Tree of the Cityview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCedar Rapids, IA: Logo Tree of the City

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A 60-foot-tall stainless steel tree is the city's logo. It probably seemed like a good idea at the time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for Cedar Rapids, IA: Flying Wienie Planeview gallery

SWSW113.9 km

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Roadside AttractionsCedar Rapids, IA: Flying Wienie Plane

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An vintage single engine plane sits atop a hot dog stand named the "Flying Wienie."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for Warning - Locomotive overhead - Beloit, WIview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWarning - Locomotive overhead - Beloit, WI

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The Wood Family Fishing Bridge is constructed atop the trestles of an old Chicago and Northwestern Railroad bridge that spanned the Rock River in Beloit, WI. On the bridge is a replica of a Fairbanks Morse Locomotive that one walks underneath.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/25/2007

last visited: 8/11/2011

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Roadside AttractionsThe Forevertron

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Dr. Evermor (Tom Every) is a scrap artisan. He's built the World's Largest Sculpture on a science fiction landscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/8/2007

last visited: 7/4/2014

Image for Pink Elephant - De Forest, WIview gallery

NENE125.9 km

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Roadside AttractionsPink Elephant - De Forest, WI

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A life-size pink elephant at the Citgo station just off of I-90/I-94/I-39 at De Forest, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/24/2009

last visited: 4/30/2015

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