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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 AttractionsSchonhoff Mill - Wamego, KS

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Schonhoff Mill, an old dutch-style windmill in the Wamego city park, a historical prairie village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Kansas

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: never

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Located at Dakin Farm on US 7

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWest Quoddy Head Lighthouse - Lubec, ME

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Built in 1858, this is one of the most distinctive and photographed of the Atlantic lighthouses, the one with the red and white stripes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 9/28/2016

last visited: never

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Located along US 9 in Keeseville, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBusiness in a Foundering Boat (formerly The Barber Ship) - Bonners Ferry, Idaho

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The roadside attraction: Business in a Foundering Boat (formerly The Barber Ship) is on the south side of town, on the east side of US 95/ Main Street between Cody and Lincoln Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMilk Can - Bottle - North Smithfield RI

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Located on RI 146. It has been abandoned for quite along time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSteam Locomotive Built of Junk - Rutland VT

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Life size steam engine located at the intersection of Gorham Rd and Clarendon Rd in Rutland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsUSS Albacore, Submarine in a Ditch - Portsmouth NH

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Sits in its own little park off of Market St right by Bypass RT 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Cribstone Bridge - Harpswell, ME

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This bridge is the only one of its kind in the US and the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Located at Leach Hill Rd near its intersection with Meadows Rd

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRedwood Cross-Section of Time - Mill Valley, California

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At Muir Woods National Monument in California, a slice of a redwoods tree was put on display in 1930. Examination of growth rings show the tree was 1021 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/15/2016

last visited: never

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Built on a whim by Texas artist Bob "Daddy-O" Wade, the six shooter stands outside a gun shop and uses a 55 gallon drum for its cylinder.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJudge Roy Bean's Jersey Lilly Saloon - Langtry, TX

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Roy Bean used the saloon as his headquarters when authorized as a justice of the peace and notary public. He called himself the "Law West of the Pecos."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAmargosa Opera House - Death Valley Junction, CA

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A little spot of culture in a barren desert environment!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: California

date approved: 9/6/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTexas Tin Lizard Bottle Trees - Llano, Texas

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Kathleen Smith makes bottle trees and mosaics, some for sale, but her yard is full of color glass bottles attached to sticks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHood Milk Bottle Building - Boston, MA

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The Hood Milk Bottle Building is located in front of the Boston Children's Museum at 300 Congress Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBedlam, Pickup Truckbed Henge - Stamford, TX

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Mayor/artist Johnny Anders was inspired by the Cadillac Ranch to build his own: "Bedlam," a ring of upended pickup truck beds around a Christian cross of chrome wheels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMunster Mansion - Waxahachie, Texas

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Charles and Sandra McKee built their home in 2002 as a replica of the Munster's house. Opened for special charity events, usually in October, and pix of the outside can be snapped year-round.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPraline-Munching Squirrel Statue - Sinton, TX

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Aunt Aggie De's Pralines mascot is an ecstatic squirrel devouring a praline.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGhost Town Suspension Bridge - Regency, TX

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325 feet long, one lane wide, out in the middle of nowhere. The town of Regency had only forty residents from the 20s to the 40s and the post office closed for good sometime in the 30s. The last store closed in 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRusty Longhorn, Early Oil Mural - Odessa, TX

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Odessa is known for its oil industry history -- hence the spurting derricks mural -- and a 10-foot-tall longhorn statue reminds everyone it was a cattle center, too.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsKing of Catfish - Lampasas, TX

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Giant catfish exhibit along with several other sculptures in Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden at Campbell Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDavid Crockett Monument - Ozona, TX

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Crockett County was named in 1875 in honor of Texas hero and Alamo martyr Davy Crockett. The 13 ft. tall granite monument was erected in the city park in 1939. The town hosts an annual David Crockett Festival in Aug-Sept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of the Town Goat - Montgomery, TX

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Life-size billy goat stands next to the town well, where he first began hanging out in 1906. Water was fine for a while, then he learned to go to local businesses for food and the saloon for beer. -

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMustangs of Las Colinas - Irving, TX

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Nine life-size mustangs run wild in a stream in front of a building in Las Colinas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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