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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 AttractionsA Place to Work and Create - Oliver, British Columbia

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A Place to Work and Create Roadside Attraction is about 8 km north of Oliver on Hwy. 97. Turn on Tucelnuit Drive east, you can not miss it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSalt Museum - Liverpool, NY

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The Salt Museum is part of Onandaga Lake Park run by Onondaga County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/2/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJailhouse Restaurant - Owego, NY

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The restaurant is now the Calaboose Grille

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/2/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBlue Dolphin - Apalachin, NY

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Greek style diner on state rt. 434 has a blue dolphin on the roof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRod Serling sign - Binghamton, NY

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"In honor of Rod Serling, class of 1943". Sign is in front of Binghamton High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/30/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCurling Stone - Kelowna, British Columbia

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This large curling stone is at the entrance to the Kelowna Curling Club located at 551 Recreation Avenue. You can visit this Curling Stone at any time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAustin, Texas: Giant Sofa with Couch Potatoes

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Built by local artists for an Austin furniture company. 34 feet long and 22 feet tall, with three 16-foot-tall cartoony potatoes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAmarillo, TX: Spin the Giant Granite Sphere

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Demonstrate your super-strength by spinning a 1.5-ton ball of stone ball that floats on a thin film of water.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: 11/30/2015

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Roadside AttractionsUnarius Academy of Science - El Cajon, CA

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Headquarters of the Unarians, firm believers that 33 city-ships of the galactic Federation would arrive on Earth in 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: 11/21/2015

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Roadside AttractionsRussian Submarine - Long Beach, CA

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This Russian submarine is located next to the Queen Mary and is a little difficult to see in the photos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 11/15/2015

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Roadside AttractionsRMS Queen Mary - Long Beach, CA

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The Queen Mary was launched in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 11/15/2015

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Roadside AttractionsMason City, IA: The Music Man Square

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The Music Man Square is dedicated to Meredith Willson, the creator of the play and movie "The Music Man". Mason City was Mr. Willson's home town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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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

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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

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Roadside AttractionsWinterset, IA: Clark Tower - Castle

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A 25-foot limestone castle tower built in 1926 and dedicated to Caleb and Ruth Clark, pioneers of Madison County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsClear Lake, IA: Fort Custer Maze

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Fort Custer Maze is a permanent attraction, made of rickety, sun-bleached wood in the shape of an Old West frontier fort. Two miles of possible trails. Bring a hat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsClear Lake, IA: Surf Ballroom - Buddy Holly's Last Gig

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Site of the last performance of rockers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper, before their plane crashed nearby. Preserved as it looked in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTowering Grave of California's Gold Discoverer - Coloma, CA

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James Marshall found gold here on January 24, 1848, and it launched the California gold rush. Despite his early good fortune, Marshall died penniless.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: California

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWichita Falls, TX: Artificial Wichita Falls

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A 19th century flood washed away the original falls; this sturdier version, with several drops adding up to 54 ft., was created in 1989. Visible from southbound I-44 or park walking trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWichita Falls, Texas: World's Smallest Skyscraper

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Only four stories tall, and skinny. Built by a con man who duped the city into believing he would build a 40 story skyscraper. You can climb the skyscraper; access is through the Artifact Emporium antique shop next door.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWink, TX: Roy Orbison Museum

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The square-faced early rocker with the giant sunglasses is remembered in his home town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWeatherford, Texas: Peter Pan Statue

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A sculpture of Broadway actress Mary Martin. It is a bronze depiction of her in the iconic role of Peter Pan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMoo-La the Cow - Stephenville, TX

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Moo-La is the name of the fiberglass Holstein cow statue in the center of Stephenville. Erath County is the "No. 1 Dairy County in Texas."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHome of the World's Largest Pecan - Seguin, TX

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Nut title regained by Texas 30 years after it lost it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSamuel Gompers - Awful Statue - San Antonio, TX

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We're not quite sure why Gompers looks as strange as he does, but there's no doubt that he has an oversized head, no neck, and pipe-like arms and shoulders (He did not have those things in real life). -

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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