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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 Vestigial "Milk Farm" sign - Dixon, CAview gallery

NENE45.1 km

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Roadside AttractionsVestigial "Milk Farm" sign - Dixon, CA

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Sign along the highway in Dixon, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2008

last visited: 11/14/2009

Image for The Bulb - Flotsam Art Utopia - Albany, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsThe Bulb - Flotsam Art Utopia - Albany, California

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A spit of land extending into the San Francisco Bay from Albany is known as the Bulb. At the very tip is a collection of art pieces and murals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Beach Flotsam Yard Art - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBeach Flotsam Yard Art - Berkeley, CA

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A art house at 1118 Colusa Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for Demented But Lovable Dog - Sebastopol, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDemented But Lovable Dog - Sebastopol, CA

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A large metallic dog along Hway 12 in Sebastopol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2010

last visited: 7/1/2010

Image for Protesters - Berkeley's Big People - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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Officially named "Berkeley's Big People", this artwork consists of two 30-foot tall sculptures, one at each end of a bicycle/pedestrian bridge. They were unveiled in October, 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2012

last visited: never

Image for Head Fountain - Walnut Creek, CAview gallery

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A head fountain in downtown Walnut Creek, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/25/2013

last visited: never

Image for Junk Art Display - Sebastopol, CAview gallery

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Along Florence Ave are many sculpture by local artist Patrick Amiot. The sculpture are located in the front yards of local houses on the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 9/23/2019

Image for Fish Shaped House - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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This odd house in Berkeley, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2011

last visited: 8/9/2011

Image for Praying Mantis - Mill Valley, Californiaview gallery

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Very large insects inhabit the rooftops of Green Jeans Garden Supply in Mill Valley, California. A Praying Mantis, a Lady Bug and several mites can be seen on the red roof tiles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for Giant Gopher - Sebastopol, CAview gallery

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A big metal gopher in Sebastopol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for Firestorm House and Disasters  - Oakland , CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFirestorm House and Disasters - Oakland , CA

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A structure in the Oakland Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

Image for Neighborhood Convergence - Underpass People - Emeryville, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsNeighborhood Convergence - Underpass People - Emeryville, CA

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This collection of 8 silhouette sculptures was commissioned by the city of Emeryville to brighten up a freeway underpass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2012

last visited: never

Image for Statue of the Cannery Lady - Antioch, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsStatue of the Cannery Lady - Antioch, CA

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A statue to honor the cannery women of Antioch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for Redwood Cross-Section of Time - Mill Valley, Californiaview gallery

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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

Image for Drinking Fountain Honoring Brothel Madam And Her Dog - Sausalito, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDrinking Fountain Honoring Brothel Madam And Her Dog - Sausalito, CA

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A fountain honoring the former mayor and her dog.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for Junk Sculpture of Star Wars C3PO - Oakland, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsJunk Sculpture of Star Wars C3PO - Oakland, California

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Alliance Recycling in Oakland, California has a C3PO metal sculpture on display outside their building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/18/2009

last visited: never

Image for Doggie Diner Heads - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDoggie Diner Heads - San Francisco, CA

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The Doggie Diner was a chain of hot dog stands in San Francisco that went out of business in 1986. After the stands closed, the dachshund heads were taken down and saved. This trailer holds three of the remaining heads and travels to special events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: 8/28/2014

Image for Computer Science Museum, Kemper Hall - Davis, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsComputer Science Museum, Kemper Hall - Davis, CA

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There is a Computer Science Museum under the staircase in Kemper Hall at University of California at Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

Image for Monster Mural - Oakland, CAview gallery

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A mural in west Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

Image for MOVED: 40-Ft. Tall Color-Changing Woman - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMOVED: 40-Ft. Tall Color-Changing Woman - San Francisco, CA

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This shapely sculpture, called Bliss Dance, is made from wire mesh covering geodesic struts. Inside the wire mesh is a maze of electronics and lights, which are remotely controlled from an iPad application.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 7/6/2014

Image for Dancing Ceramic Pigs - Davis, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsDancing Ceramic Pigs - Davis, CA

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Some ceramic dancing pigs in a shopping center in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2009

last visited: 12/17/2011

Image for Foster's Bighorn - Rio Vista, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsFoster's Bighorn - Rio Vista, CA

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This restauarant & bar sports over 300 wild game trophies from the 30' & 40's in Bill Foster's collection. There is a rare giraffe & the African elephant is supposedly the largest mammal trophy in any collection in existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2009

last visited: 9/29/2019

Image for Caterpillar with 7 Pairs of Shoes - Davis, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCaterpillar with 7 Pairs of Shoes - Davis, CA

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This Caterpillar is an artwork located in the Central Park Gardens of Davis. The interesting thing is that each of its feet has a differently decorated shoe and sock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

Image for Calico Cat - Davis, CAview gallery

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Calico Cat is a large cat in front of an art studio in downtown Davis, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/30/2017

last visited: never

Image for Champions For Humanity: Mount Rushmore of California  - Oakland, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsChampions For Humanity: Mount Rushmore of California - Oakland, CA

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A large public sculpture in Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

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