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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 AttractionsFirst Hilton Hotel - Cisco, TX

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Eager travelers should know that they can no longer stay in the world's first Hilton hotel. It was restored by the Hilton Foundation and turned into the Cisco, Texas, Chamber of Commerce office and community center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's largest Firecracker - Amargosa Valley, NV

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Large water storage tank painted like a M800 firecracker located next to the Alamo Fireworks factory at the intersection of NV 373 and US 95.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/16/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMonument to Victims of the October Crisis - Montreal, PQ, Canada

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Monument to Victims of the October Crisis is located outside the headquarters of the Societe St. Jean Baptiste at 82 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, PQ, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPostage Stamp Mural - Eastland, TX

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Over 11,000 stamps. A seven-year project of the town's former postmaster, who had access to the raw material to craft her Stamp Window.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLast Mob Lynching in Texas - Eastland Texas

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A tombstone-like granite marker, "Last Mob Lynching In Texas."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOld Rip, Miracle Horned Toad - Eastland, TX

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In 1897 a horned toad was in the cornerstone of the courthouse in Eastland, TX, when it was sealed. In 1928, the courthouse was demolished and the cornerstone was opened. The horn toad was found alive inside after being sealed for 31 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPeach - Penticton, British Columbia

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Penticton Peach is located on Lakeview Drive near Winnipeg Street overlooking Okanagan Lake. You can visit the Peach at anytime.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDinosaur Tree - Milan, Pennsylvania

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"The stump of a still-rooted tree has been carved to resemble several dinosaurs."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFake Castle with World's Largest Pinball Machine - Buda, TX

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Medieval castle facade complete with Dragon guarding the entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCastle Tower Civil War Monument - Winsted in Winchester, CT

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Castle Tower Civil War Monument is officially known as the Winchester Soldiers' Monument. It is sited high on a hill on Crown Street overlooking the Winsted section of Winchester, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/4/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHome Run That Changed Baseball - Hot Springs, AR

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Located in front of the Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo, marker #11 on the Hot Springs Historic Baseball Trail notes Babe Ruth's home run on March 17, 1918 as baseball's first 500-foot-plus drive, something not thought possible at the time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsR. C. Baker Memorial Museum - Coalinga, CA

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The R.C. Baker Museum highlights local history with a few notable displays.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/23/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPink Elephant - Owego, New York

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"Frozen in trumpeting triumph, a pink fiberglass pachyderm grazes at a golf driving range."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium - New Orleans, LA

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50 live exhibits and numerous multimedia elements in a 23,000-square-foot space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 9/6/2015

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Roadside AttractionsNational WWII Museum - New Orleans, LA

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Focuses on the contribution made by the United States to victory by the Allies in World War II, and the Battle of Normandy in particular.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 9/7/2015

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Roadside AttractionsFats Domino and Thomas Edison - New Orleans

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Located at Musical Legends Park at 311 Bourbon Street in New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 9/7/2015

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Roadside AttractionsGolf Ball and Tee - Peachland, British Columbia

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Golf Ball and Tee Roadside Attraction is located just of Hwy. 97 and Ponderosa Drive about 2.5 km north of Peachland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSulphur Temples, Healing Waters - Sharon Springs, NY

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Both White Sulphur Spring and Magnesia Spring are on private property but are visible from Main Street in Sharon Springs, NY. Nearby historical markers provide the history of each sulphur spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest (Air Insulated) Van De Graff Generator - Boston, MA

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The World's Largest (Air Insulated) Van De Graff Generator is located inside the Boston Museum of Science at 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Tallest Thermometer - Baker, CA

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This is the Worlds Tallest Thermometer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOld Woman Meteorite - Barstow CA

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This is the second largest in the United States and the first largest in the state of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAdirondack Chair - Osoyoos, British Columbia

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This Adirondack Chair Roadside Attraction is about midway from Osoyoos and Oliver on the west side of Hwy. 97. It is about 150 metres south of Gold Hill Winery. You can visit this Roadside Attraction at anytime.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/13/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGold & Silver Pawn Shop - Las Vegas, NV

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The world famous Pawn Stars TV show in History Channel is filmed here in the Gold And Silver Pawn Shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: 2/28/2015

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Roadside AttractionsHigh Roller - Las Vegas, NV

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The world's tallest ferris wheel as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: 3/3/2015

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Roadside AttractionsRailway Jigger - Oliver, British Columbia

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The Railway Jigger Roadside Attraction is on Hwy. 97 about midway between Osoyoos and Oliver. It is set back off the road slightly and near an orchard; it is on the east side of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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