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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 AttractionsMcDonald Observatory - Fort Davis, TX

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The observatory in the Davis Mountains of West Texas claims to have some of the darkest night skies in the continental U.S. The nearby Visitor's Center and one of the 3 main telescopes is open for public viewing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: 9/20/2016

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Roadside AttractionsRotting Remains of U.S.S. Ticonderoga - Whitehall, NY

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Roadside America states that it is a warship built in 1812, now decaying - what's left is still big.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHueco Tanks State Historical Park - El Paso, TX

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Just 7mi North of US Hwy 62/180 and 30 mi East of El Paso, Hueco Tanks is a historical site comprising of massive granite outcrops whose natural rainwater-collecting cisterns supported civilization with drinking water for almost 10,000 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: 9/19/2016

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Roadside AttractionsJohnny Tocco Boxing Mural - Las Vegas, NV

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Large mural outside Johnny Tocco's Gym in Las Vegas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of Machine Gun Kelly - Cottondale, TX

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Prohibition-era gangster legend George "Machine Gun" Kelly is buried in Cottondale Cemetery, off of FM 2123, Cottondale, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBoy and the Boot - Houlton, ME

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Houlton's "Boy and the Boot" is one of dozens, perhaps hundreds, of copies of this work, the first one by an unknown sculptor in the nineteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJohn Middleton, The Childe of Hale - Hale, UK

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This statue is of local man John Middleton, 'The Childe of Hale', a giant of 9 feet 3 inches. It stands at the side of Church Road and is accessible 24/7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCercle de pierres à Stanstead, Québec

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Cercles de pierres à Stanstead, Québec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nobellium

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of Roger Williams - Providence, RI

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The remains of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and advocate for religious freedom, are located in Prospect Terrace Park overlooking Providence, RI.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/20/2016

last visited: 10/21/2016

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest I Love Lucy Mural - Jamestown NY

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Murals painted by the father-son team of Gary Peters and Gary Peters Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTree in the Rock - Buford WY

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This Roadside Attraction is a Limber Pine growing in a granite boulder in the median of I-80, 2.5 miles west of Buford, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/14/2016

last visited: 9/29/2016

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Longest Map of Route 66 (Gone) - Meteor City, Arizona, USA.

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Meteor City Trading Post - Opened as a service station in 1938. The quirky, trading post is another Mother Road casualty of the Interstate. Located just off old Route 66. near the Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/12/2016

last visited: 10/12/2016

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Roadside AttractionsGlenn Goode's Big John No. 2 - Gainesville, TX

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One of only a few publicly viewable Big Johns, this one stands with his four friends and a small cow in front of Mr. Goode's former business northeast of Gainesville on FM 371. They are viewable, 24/7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGlenn Goode's Uniroyal Gal - Gainesville, TX

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The lone female member of Glenn Goode's five Big People, this Uniroyal Gal has been standing in front of Mr. Goode's shop since about 1984. She is viewable, 24/7, northeast of Gainesville on FM 371.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGlenn Goode's Big John No. 1 - Gainesville, TX

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One of only a few publicly viewable Big Johns, this one stands with his four friends and a small cow in front of Mr. Goode's former business northeast of Gainesville on FM 371. They are viewable, 24/7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGlenn Goode's Cowboy Muffler Man - Gainesville, TX

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Acquired in 1971, this was one of Glenn Goode's earliest Big People, standing tall for some years with three others before being joined by a fifth -- a cowboy -- in 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLumberjack's Lumberjack - Willits, California

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Lumberjack’s Restaurant in Willits, California, has a large, brightly colored lumberjack standing at the corner of their location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMuffler Man: Cowboy Willy - Willits, California

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"Cowboy Willy" holds a Willits branding iron.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBazalgette the Spewing Whale - Yachats, Oregon

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A “metal whale” is buried under grass so that only its tail is visible above ground. A few yards away towards the front of the “whale” is a blowhole that erupts every 60 seconds from the subterranean whale

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCarved Indian Chief - Laytonville, California

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This carved Indian chief stands in front a unique business combination, a BBQ Smokehouse and a Laundromat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBig Tree Drive-Thru - Leggett, California

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Drive-Thru Tree Park is a privately-owned grove that has been operated by the Underwood Family since 1922.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBuffalo Crashed Through Wall, Corning, New York

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"Created by local artist, Tom Gardner, Artemus was installed on the façade of The Rockwell Museum in 2000 and quickly became a favorite to both residents and visitors of Corning."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Pioneer Mother - Eugene, Oregon

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The Pioneer Mother is a sculpture located on the University of Oregon campus. She faces north, toward The Pioneer, a sculpture of a male pioneer, with Johnson Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSimpsons Mural and Hometown Tour - Springfield, Oregon

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Matt Groening worked with the city of Springfield, Oregon to design this mural depicting the Simpson family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: 10/29/2016

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Roadside AttractionsHalf-Human 8-Foot-Tall Duck - Eugene, Oregon

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This Donald Duck-like sculpture is wearing University of Oregon green and gold jersey and hat. The duck is “throwing the O” with his hands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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