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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 McKinley Monument: The Republic - San Francisco, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMcKinley Monument: The Republic - San Francisco, California

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A bronze medallion on the base of this sculpture memorializes William McKinley, 25th president of the United States. The sculpture of a toga-draped woman, The Republic, stands at the east end of Panhandle Park in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for Hitchcock's The Birds Shot Here - Bodega, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsHitchcock's The Birds Shot Here - Bodega, CA

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St Teresa of Avalon was used for the shooting of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 9/5/2005

Image for Holocaust Memorial - Legion of Honor - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsHolocaust Memorial - Legion of Honor - San Francisco, CA

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A simple Holocaust memorial overlooking the Pacific Ocean at the Legion of Honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2009

last visited: 5/31/2016

Image for Hippie Temptation House - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsHippie Temptation House - San Francisco, CA

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A home that started the hippie culture in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

Image for Giant Fishnet Stocking Legs - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Fishnet Stocking Legs - San Francisco, CA

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On a Victorian building on San Francisco’s Haight Street, a pair of legs with fishnet stockings extend from a second floor window.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2011

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for Reiff's Front Lawn Gas Station - Woodland, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsReiff's Front Lawn Gas Station - Woodland, CA

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A junk house in Woodland, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2008

last visited: 7/4/2013

Image for Giant Safety Pin - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Safety Pin - San Francisco, CA

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This large safety pin is another of the large objects done by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen. This one can be found near the de Young museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: 8/14/2013

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Roadside AttractionsReal Crookedest Street in San Francisco

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How does one measure a crooked street? Using a combination of sharp turns and steepness traveled, Vermont Street in San Francisco may be the crookedest street in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Sutro Bath Ruins and Cave - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSutro Bath Ruins and Cave - San Francisco, CA

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The ruins of Sutro Baths.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 8/12/2013

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Roadside AttractionsSafest Place To Be During A San Francisco Earthquake

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This small columned memorial sits on the edge of Lloyd Lake in Golden Gate Park as a reminder of all that was lost in the earthquake of 1906. These columns were all that survived of the Nob Hill mansion of railroad tycoon Alban Towne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Cliff House Totem Pole - San Francisco, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCliff House Totem Pole - San Francisco, California

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This big totem pole was carved from a single cedar log by a Canadian Indian named Chief Mathias Joe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: never

Image for Camera Obscura - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCamera Obscura - San Francisco, CA

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A large camera Obscura at Cliff House in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2010

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for Gold Fire Hydrant - 1906 Earthquake - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGold Fire Hydrant - 1906 Earthquake - San Francisco, CA

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A hydrant that dates from the 1906 earthquake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 9/18/2019

Image for Bunyan Muffler Man - Forrrestville, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBunyan Muffler Man - Forrrestville, CA

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A muffler man in Forrestville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Cement Slides - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsCement Slides - San Francisco, CA

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Cool cement slides in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2016

last visited: never

Image for World's Largest Dutch Windmill - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Dutch Windmill - San Francisco, CA

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This Dutch Windmill stands about 75 feet tall. It was constructed in 1902 to irrigate farms around the area. Electric pumps gradually replaced the wind-driven pumps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for Beach Chalet: WPA Frescos - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsBeach Chalet: WPA Frescos - San Francisco, CA

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The Beach Chalet is an historic building at the NW Corner of Golden Gate Park. The first floor is the visitor center of the park and three walls are covered with a wrap-around mural that was done in the WPA era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: 4/7/2014

Image for Monument to Doomed Australian Sky King - Oakland, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMonument to Doomed Australian Sky King - Oakland, CA

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A plaque by the Oakland Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: never

Image for Super-Swank Blackhawk Automobile Museum - Danville, Californiaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSuper-Swank Blackhawk Automobile Museum - Danville, California

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The Blackhawk Auto Museum is run in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution. These cars are considered international automotive treasures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/23/2012

last visited: 8/29/2013

Image for Giant Olmec Head Replica - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Olmec Head Replica - San Francisco, CA

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This 14-ton, 9-foot tall carved replica of an ancient Olmec head from Mexico is one of four in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/3/2011

last visited: never

Image for Mini-Pacifica Statue - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsMini-Pacifica Statue - San Francisco, CA

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This statue is a one-fifth scale model of the 80 foot tall sculpture of Pacifica that graced the Golden Gate International Exhibition on Treasure Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/3/2011

last visited: never

Image for Neptune Sculpture - Guerneville, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsNeptune Sculpture - Guerneville, CA

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An odd sculpture called Neptune Sculpture in Guernville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Francis Made of Melted Guns - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsSt. Francis Made of Melted Guns - San Francisco, CA

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The sculpture sits on the campus of the Community College of San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for Pee Wee Golf - Guerneville, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsPee Wee Golf - Guerneville, CA

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A mini golf course in Guerneville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for Last Doggie Diner Head -  San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsLast Doggie Diner Head - San Francisco, CA

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The last Doggie Diner head in San Francisco. This hound's head is above the Doggie Diner in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 3/9/2015

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