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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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Image for Grave of Machine Gun Kelly - Cottondale, TXview gallery

NN17.4 km

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of Machine Gun Kelly - Cottondale, TX

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Prohibition-era gangster legend George "Machine Gun" Kelly is buried in Cottondale Cemetery, off of FM 2123, Cottondale, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for Weatherford, Texas: Peter Pan Statueview gallery

SWSW22.2 km

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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: 1/1/2017

Image for Space Alien Buried Here - Aurora, TXview gallery

NENE23.2 km

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Roadside AttractionsSpace Alien Buried Here - Aurora, TX

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Aurora Cemetery may contain the most important grave in the world, or it may simply be that historical markers in Texas are more open-minded than those in other states.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2019

last visited: never

Image for Big Jackalope on a Roof - Fort Worth, Texasview gallery

SESE32.2 km

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Roadside AttractionsBig Jackalope on a Roof - Fort Worth, Texas

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The jackalope is a wonderful animal first imagined by cowboys a long time ago. The cross of a jackrabbit and antelope make for some very amusing pictures and really hard to catch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 5/25/2019

Image for Vernon Castle Airplane Crash Site Memorial - Benbrook, Texasview gallery

SESE33.5 km

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Roadside AttractionsVernon Castle Airplane Crash Site Memorial - Benbrook, Texas

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Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife dance team, and the first pop superstars of the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas

location: Texas

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 7/13/2019

Image for Petrified Wood Gas Station - Decatur, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPetrified Wood Gas Station - Decatur, TX

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The Texas Tourist Camp complex consisted of the petrified wood gas station, five cabins, and a café.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2019

last visited: never

Image for Metal Dice and Mural - Decatur, TXview gallery

NN37.2 km

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Roadside AttractionsMetal Dice and Mural - Decatur, TX

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A postcard-style mural and a 12-foot-tall set of dice echo this town's cryptic slogan, "Eighter from Decatur.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2019

last visited: never

Image for JFK Gave Last Speech Here - Fort Worth, TX, USAview gallery

SESE37.3 km

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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: 8/10/2019

Image for Mineral Wells, TX: Famous Mineral Water - Crazy Waterview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMineral Wells, TX: Famous Mineral Water - Crazy Water

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Mineral Wells was once a mecca for its healing waters. You can still get free a taste at Famous Mineral Water Co. or purchase bottle available in various beneficial concentrations and flavors.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 4/27/2019

Image for Mineral Wells, Texas: Laumdronat - Washing Machine Museumview gallery

WW42.5 km

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Roadside AttractionsMineral Wells, Texas: Laumdronat - Washing Machine Museum

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The oddly spelled laundromat business also contains a display of vintage clothes cleaning appliances, wash tubs and wash boards.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

Image for Town Named To Get Free Satellite TV - DISH, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsTown Named To Get Free Satellite TV - DISH, TX

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DISH, TX began life in 2000 as "Clark," but when DISH Network was looking for a community to change its name to "DISH" in exchange for free satellite service, this town stepped up in 2005 and the name of Clark was dropped.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: never

Image for Large Yogi Bear Statue - Mineral Wells, TXview gallery

WW45.7 km

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Roadside AttractionsLarge Yogi Bear Statue - Mineral Wells, TX

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Statue from a former Jellystone Campground.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2019

last visited: never

Image for Bonnie and Clyde Killed Lawmen Here - Southlake, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBonnie and Clyde Killed Lawmen Here - Southlake, TX

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A memorial to two of the victims of the Barrow Gang stands on the south side of W Dove Rd, where they were murdered on Easter Sunday in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for 103-Year-Old Jesse James' Grave - Granbury, TXview gallery

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Roadside Attractions103-Year-Old Jesse James' Grave - Granbury, TX

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The grave of outlaw "Jesse Woodson James", who claimed he wasn't the man shot by Bob Ford in 1882, is at the east side of historic Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/1/2018

last visited: never

Image for Smallest State Park in Texas - Acton, Texasview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSmallest State Park in Texas - Acton, Texas

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In 1949, the 12 by 21 foot burial plot of Elizabeth Crockett in Acton was made into a state park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 12/17/2016

Image for John Wilkes Booth Did Not Die! Murals - Granbury, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsJohn Wilkes Booth Did Not Die! Murals - Granbury, TX

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A restaurant that is a former saloon has painted murals of Booth strolling through his bar and Jesse James about to shoot a bear. Neither is identified in the paintings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 1/21/2016

Image for World's Largest Armadillo - Granbury, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Armadillo - Granbury, TX

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During 2002, Killer was a centerpiece exhibit at Six Flags, "Best of Texas 2002". Over a million people saw Killer. Now, he is enjoying some restful relaxation at Fall Creek Farms in Granbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Star of Texas: Giant Rocking Chair - Lipan, TXview gallery

SWSW58.4 km

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Roadside AttractionsThe Star of Texas: Giant Rocking Chair - Lipan, TX

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Once the World's Largest Rocking Chair, the folks here are now content to call this the World's Largest Cedar Rocker, in front of Texas Hill Country Furniture & Mercantile, 19280 S US 281, Lipan, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2018

last visited: 5/25/2016

Image for Bunyan Muffler Man Head - Denton, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBunyan Muffler Man Head - Denton, TX

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A Paul Bunyan head, separate from its body, is on display atop a soda pop refrigerator inside Atomic Candy at 105 W Hickory St, Denton, TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2018

last visited: 3/10/2018

Image for Texaco Big Friend Head and Hand - Denton, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsTexaco Big Friend Head and Hand - Denton, TX

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With many of them lost or destroyed, the Texaco Big Friend is the rarest of the Muffler Men/Highway Giants. A head and left hand from one of them are on display at Atomic Candy at 105 W Hickory St, Denton, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/9/2018

last visited: 3/10/2018

Image for The Chairy Orchard -- Denton TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsThe Chairy Orchard -- Denton TX

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The delightful Chairy Orchard, a whimsical folk art project in a leafy 1970s neighborhood of Denton TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/14/2018

last visited: 6/16/2019

Image for Big Pink Pig Smoker - Lake Dallas, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBig Pink Pig Smoker - Lake Dallas, TX

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Chasin' Tail BBQ is located at 601 S Lake Dallas Dr, Lake Dallas, TX, and they have a huge pig smoker up front.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2016

last visited: never

Image for Mustangs of Las Colinas - Irving, TXview gallery

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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

Image for World's Largest Bowie Knife - Bowie, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Bowie Knife - Bowie, TX

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Unveiled on April 7, 2016, a long-awaited Bowie knife greets travelers along US 81. Pending approval from the Guinness Book of World Records, this will be the largest Bowie knife in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 3/10/2019

Image for Petrified Wood Speakeasy Ruins - Glen Rose, TXview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPetrified Wood Speakeasy Ruins - Glen Rose, TX

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Skeletal brick and petrified wood wall is all that remains of a Prohibition Era speak-easy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: 12/18/2016

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