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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 AttractionsBrownie The Railroad Dog - Victorville, California, USA.

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Brownie The Railroad Dog - A plaque marking the grave of “Brownie,” a stray dog who became the Railroad Station Mascot greeted the Trains as they passed through Victorville, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCalifornia Route 66 Museum - Victorville, California, USA.

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The Official California State 'Route 66 Museum' Home of the 'Hulaville Collection' The Museum is located in Victorville. Itself in a historic building, a former roadhouse called the 'Red Rooster' made famous by the Movie 'The Jazz Singer'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsSculpture Ranch - Johnson City, TX, USA

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It is no longer Bernini owned. It has new owners. But the artwork is still there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsStonehenge II and Easter Island Heads - Ingram, TX

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Plaster and graphite-covered metal mesh and steel frameworks, replicating the mysterious stones of England and the Easter Island Heads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTexas Prison Museum - Huntsville, TX, USA

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The Texas Prison Museum, opened in 1989, offers an intriguing glimpse into the lives of the state's least-loved citizens

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJFK Gave Last Speech Here - Fort Worth, TX, USA

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The statue marks the spot where JFK gave his last speech, mere hours before he was shot in neighboring Dallas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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An off-kilter cube that features an earthquake simulator, sliced human cadavers, and everything you ever wanted to know about fracking. At night the big frogs outside glow an eerie green.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDavenport, Florida - Ice Cream Cone Building

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Twistee Treat - Ice Cream Cone Building - Davenport, Florida

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member walkingwildly

location: Florida

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Can Of Oatmeal - Bertram, TX

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The community of Oatmeal painted it's Water Tower to look like a box of oatmeal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDino Bob - Abilene, TX, USA

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"Dino Bob" is based on the 1988 Children's Book "Dinosaur Bob and his adventures with the family Lazardo".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsElmer's Bottle Tree Ranch - Oro Grande, California, USA.

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Elmer Long has created a folk art 'Bottle Tree Forest' in the Mojave Desert. Elmer is affectionately known on Route 66 as the 'Bottle Tree Man' His Ranch is located in Oro Grande, Barstow, San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsDeer Horn Tree - Junction, TX, USA

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Christmas tree made of deer horns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFloating Mesa - Amarillo, TX, USA

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A mesa floating above the ground. Best viewed from a distance as the closer you get the illusion disappears. 35.270929,-102.029355 is a good place to view it from.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFake Train Station - Barstow, California, USA.

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McDonald's is the main occupant of a fake railway station, complete with a water tower, caboose, & six passenger railroad carriages, used for the dining areas. Located alongside Historic Route 66 in Barstow, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside Attractionsles Halteres de l'aire du Poitou Charente - Vouille France

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the wheel shaft [1984-1986] - Poitou-Charentes area of Ruralies on Highway A10- Aiffres l’Arbre à roues [1984-86]- Aire du Poitou-Charentes des Ruralies sur l'autoroute A10- Aiffres

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 12/16/2014

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Roadside AttractionsBagdad Cafe - Route 66 Icon - Newberry Springs, California, USA.

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The former Sidewinder Café became the Bagdad Café in 1998 after its fame had spread internationally. The Café was the fictionalized setting of a Novel, TV series, & Movie called Bagdad Café. Located in Newberry Springs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Wizard Head - Kissimmee, Florida.

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The Giant Welsh Wizard - Features on the Magic Castle gift shop. Located at Mile marker 5, along the US-192 West, in Kissimmee, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 12/12/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAuthors' Ridge, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - Concord, MA

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Clustered along a ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery are the family plots and graves of Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorn, Louisa May Alcott, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsOrlando, Florida: Wonderworks - Upside-Down Building.

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Wonderworks - Upside-Down Building - One of Florida's top visitor attractions, International Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 11/22/2014

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Roadside AttractionsLe Héron Cendré de l'A10 - Dambron, Centre, France

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[E] This sculpture is located on a rest area of the A10 in the direction North -> South in Centre, France [F] Cette sculpture se trouve sur une aire de repos de l'Autoroute A10 dans la direction Nord -> Sud.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chickilim

location: Centre, France

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: 12/4/2014

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Roadside AttractionsAmerica's First Elizabethan Theatre - Ashland, OR

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If you want to experience a Shakespeare play like theater-goers did in the 16th century, this is the place to do it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAnaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars - Anaheim, CA

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A small walk of fame in Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsFree Fizzy Lithia Water Fountain - Ashland, OR

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This drinking fountain is a contributing structure to the Ashland Downtown Historic District and is located in Plaza Island in downtown Ashland, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsArt Under the Bridge - Ashland, OR

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These series of painted panels are monumented underneath the Water Street overpass in downtown Ashland, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMetallosaurus - Slocan, British Columbia

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About 9 km. south of Slocan, or 10 km. north of the Winlaw Post Office, at the side of Highway 6, one will find a large dinosaur.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: never

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