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A Roadside Attraction is an unusual, often oversized or comical 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 mascot. Add the Roadside Attraction you have found in your travels across the country or around the world. This category is NOT for general tourist locations that would better fit in the Official Local Tourism Attractions category
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Image for Facebook Thumbs Up Sign - Menlo Park, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFacebook Thumbs Up Sign - Menlo Park, California

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This sign with the Thumbs Up logo stands at the entrance to the Facebook company headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 2/9/2018

Image for UFO crash mural - Palo Alto, CAview gallery

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A mural of an alien crash site on the side of a bank in Palo Alto, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2009

last visited: 2/17/2011

Image for White Cement Artichokes - Menlo Park, CAview gallery

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Cement artichokes in Menlo Parks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for Rrrun - Running Car Statue - Palo Alto, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsRrrun - Running Car Statue - Palo Alto, CA

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A statue of a running car in Palo Alto, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2009

last visited: 12/17/2009

Image for Washing Machine Fountain - Palo Alto, CAview gallery

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An odd fountain in a small outdoor patio area of a restaurant. The fountain is by Brian Goggin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2009

last visited: 1/5/2010

Image for Berlin Wall Slabs - Mountain View, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBerlin Wall Slabs - Mountain View, CA

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These piece of the wall are located in Mountain View, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Hiller Aviation Museum - San Carlos, CAview gallery

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The Hiller Aviation Institute is dedicated to the dreams of flight – looking back into aviation’s history while exploring its future. An estimated $25 million dollars worth of aircraft are on display at the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Burger King Helicopter - San Carlos, CAview gallery

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This helicopter is located next to a Burger King in San Carlos near the airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Computer History Museum - Mountain View, Californiaview gallery

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The Computer History Museum is world's largest collection of computing artifacts. It has everything from personal computers through minicomputers, mainframes and supercomputers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for Woody the Fish - Woodside, CAview gallery

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Woody is a redwood sculpture of a silver salmon located at Buck's Restaurant in Woodside, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2013

last visited: never

Image for Pulgas Water Temple - Redwood City, CAview gallery

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The Pulgas Water Temple is the western terminus of the Hetch Hetchy pipeline, which brings water from the Sierra Nevadas to the San Francisco Peninsula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 7/10/2020

Image for Fruit Cocktail Can Water Tower - Sunnyvale, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFruit Cocktail Can Water Tower - Sunnyvale, CA

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Giant can of fruit salad in Sunnyvale, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 8/13/2009

Image for Wind Organ and Sonic Sculptures - San Mateo, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWind Organ and Sonic Sculptures - San Mateo, CA

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Wind Organ and Sonic Sculptures in San Mateo, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for Haunted Toys-R-Us Store - Sunnyvale, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsHaunted Toys-R-Us Store - Sunnyvale, CA

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A haunted toy store in Sunnyvale.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 3/11/2009

Image for Steve Jobs Childhood Home - Los Altos, CAview gallery

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The late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs lived in a home displaying a California architectural movement typified by straight lines and minimal decoration. The garage of this home on Crist Drive was the birthplace of Apple Computer in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Big Mall Pineapples  - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

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A giant pineapple in Santa Clara.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/25/2013

last visited: never

Image for Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum - Fremontview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsNiles Essanay Silent Film Museum - Fremont

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A museum dedicated to silent film.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: never

Image for Paul Bunyan No. 2 - Hayward, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPaul Bunyan No. 2 - Hayward, CA

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A new muffler man in Hayward.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/21/2013

last visited: never

Image for Big Santa - Hayward, CAview gallery

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A giant Santa joins the Hayward trio of Muffler Men.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/21/2013

last visited: never

Image for Last Stagecoach Hold-Up in San Mateo County -  Hillsborough, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsLast Stagecoach Hold-Up in San Mateo County - Hillsborough, CA

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Plaque for the Last Stagecoach Hold-Up in San Mateo County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for Mac Tonight McDonald's - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

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A classic character in a McDonald's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

Image for Flintstones House - Hillsborough, CAview gallery

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Yabba Dabba Do!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/24/2011

last visited: 8/15/2013

Image for Goofy Father Junipero Serra Statue - Hillsborough, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGoofy Father Junipero Serra Statue - Hillsborough, CA

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A statue of Junipero Serra along a highway in San Mateo county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 6/1/2017

Image for Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia - Burlingame, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBurlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia - Burlingame, CA

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The Burlingame Pez Museum is located on California Ave in downtown Burlingame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/4/2010

last visited: 2/5/2010

Image for Lost Dairy Mural - Burlingame, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsLost Dairy Mural - Burlingame, California

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This mural was rediscovered when the the rubble from the Regan Building, demolished in 1985, was being cleared in 2000. In 2003, Citizens of Burlingame led an effort to preserve this sign of Burlingame’s past as a diary farming community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: never

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