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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 AttractionsGiant Texas Longhorn Skull - Albany, TX

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A large longhorn skull sculpture is installed next to a vintage service station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRestored Sinclair Gas Station - Albany, TX

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1935 Sinclair service station restored to prime condition. It is on the northwest side of the courthouse square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWestern Hemisphere's Lowest Pit Toilet - Death Valley, CA

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Pit toilets located at 282 Feet below sea level serving the needs of tourists in the Badwater Basin of Death Valley National Park!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: California

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSite of Barack and Michelle Obama's First Kiss - Chicago, IL

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Granite bolder with plaque at the corner of Dorchester Avenue and 53rd Street outside a shopping center in the Hyde Park neighborhood, not far from the Obamas’ home. The plaque features a photo of the couple kissing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHarley-Davidson Muffler Man - Livingston, IL

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A Muffler Man stands on the grounds of the Pink Elephant Antique Mall, 908 Veterans Memorial Dr, Livingston, IL, and he's gotten a change of clothes and a new purpose in life over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/13/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOldest Wooden Jail In America - Barnstable, MA

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The Oldest Wooden Jail In America is the Old Gaol, an historic structure located on Cape Cod at 353 Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBear - Creston, British Columbia

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Bear is located near the Creston Visitor Center at 121 Northwest Blvd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Typewriter Eraser - Seattle, WA

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This large, realistic object sculpture is located at the Seattle Center next to the Museum of Pop Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: 4/10/2017

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Roadside AttractionsFormer World's Largest Clock - Jersey City, NJ

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Former World's Largest Clock, the Colgate Clock, is located on the grounds of Exchange Place, facing the Hudson River, in Jersey City, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsPurple Martin Capital of the Nation - Griggsville, IL

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Abraham Lincoln and the Purple Martins stomped around this town for years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/7/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHome of the White Squirrels - Olney, IL

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Used city park to locate this attraction, because you will find more here than elsewhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSchubird - Meaford, ON

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A small bronze scarecrow affixed to a bronze cross, denoting Meaford as the Scarecrow Capital of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/1/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBirthplace of Solar Power - Olney, IL

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The First Experimental Solar Power Plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/31/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsYe Olde Curiosity Shop - Seattle, WA

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This is by far the most unusual gift shop/museum I've ever visited. And free!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 3/30/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsParking Squid - Seattle, WA

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One of two figurative squid sculptures in Seattle that also act as bike racks. Hmm...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 3/30/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSculpture at World's Only MLK-LBJ Intersection - San Marcos, TX

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A cleverly designed sculpture stands at the world's only intersection of streets named for Martin Luther King Jr and Lyndon Baines Johnson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLe Viaduc de Garabit - France

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Majestueux ouvrage de fer, le viaduc de Garabit réunit les deux rives de la Truyère depuis plus de 120 ans. The Garabit viaduct, a majestic ironwork, has been the site of the two banks of the Truyère for more than 120 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Auvergne, France

date approved: 3/16/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGulf Hill Ice Cream - Dartmouth MA

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Iconic Ice Cream place on Gulf Road

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/16/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTeddy Roosevelt Shot Here - Milwaukee, WI

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Memorial to former President Theodore Roosevelt, who on October 14, 1912 was campaigning in Milwaukee when he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/12/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsShoe Tree - Long Barn, CA

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A shoe tree on Hway 108 in Long Barn, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsRose Hill Mansion - Geneva NY

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The Rose Hill Mansion is a National Historic Landmark and is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival Architecture in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 3/3/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Pretzel - Shillington PA

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On Lancaster Pike in Shillington PA in front of Tom Sturgis Pretzels

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsNational Soaring Museum - Elmira, NY

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"The NSM has had a long history, entwined with that of Harris Hill and its surrounding area." "The prominence of soaring in Elmira was established with the first thirteen national soaring contests, held here from 1930 to 1946. "

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsExterminator - Binghamton, NY

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Whispering Pines is a pet cemetery which includes famous horses belonging to Willis Sharpe Kilmer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGarish Welcome To Breckenridge Mural - Breckenridge, TX

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"The Dynamo of West Texas." Extra credit for the glitter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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