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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 AttractionsGrotto of the Redemption

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The Grotto of the Redemption is the largest grotto in the world. It is comprised of nine separate grottos, each depicting a scene in the life of Jesus. It is constructed out of rock, precious stones and petrified wood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wardnkathy

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 9/21/2019

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Roadside AttractionsClear Lake, Iowa: Pyramid House

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Big vacation lake house built to look like a gold pyramid. Located just across the street from 3,600-acre Clear Lake, one of the largest spring-fed lakes in Iowa. It is available for both weekly and monthly rental.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: 1/16/2017

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Roadside AttractionsClear Lake, IA: Fort Custer Maze

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Fort Custer Maze is a permanent attraction, made of rickety, sun-bleached wood in the shape of an Old West frontier fort. Two miles of possible trails. Bring a hat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Roadside AttractionsClear Lake, IA: Surf Ballroom - Buddy Holly's Last Gig

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Site of the last performance of rockers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper, before their plane crashed nearby. Preserved as it looked in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Roadside AttractionsMason City, IA: The Music Man Square

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The Music Man Square is dedicated to Meredith Willson, the creator of the play and movie "The Music Man". Mason City was Mr. Willson's home town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 4/5/2019

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Roadside AttractionsJolly Green Giant - Blue Earth, Minnesota

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This 55' giant was built by the town of Blue Earth to entice people off of the freeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/18/2007

last visited: 3/4/2019

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Roadside AttractionsSpam Museum - Austin, Minnesota

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Although this seems a strange topic for a museum to focus on, this place is a must stop, whether you find Spam edible or not.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/18/2007

last visited: 6/12/2018

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