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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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Roadside AttractionsGlooscap - Parrsboro, NS

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Glooscap, a figure of Mi'Kmaq legend, appears in more than one place in Nova Scotia, this time at the Parrsboro Town Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: 9/16/2018

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Roadside AttractionsTyrannosaurus Rex - Parrsboro, NS

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A fossil outside a fossil shop - that makes sense, doesn't it?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 9/16/2018

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Roadside AttractionsUnderground Coal Cars - Springhill, NS

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These coal cars were used in the Springhill coal mines for about 70 years, from the 1870s to the 1940s, hauling what was, at the time, one of Nova Scotia's most economically important product.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHoward Dill - Pumpkin King - Windsor, NS

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The name Howard Dill is synonymous with BIG - and not just REALLY BIG but "World's Largest" big. A native of Windsor, he has been honoured with this memorial along the Glooscap Trail at the north end of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: 3/30/2018

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Roadside AttractionsFathers of Confederation - Amherst, NS

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The town of Amherst is proud to have been either the birthplace or the residence of no less than four Fathers of Canadian Confederation. They have been immortalized in various ways within the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsHopewell Rocks, Walk Into The Bay of Fundy - NB, Canada

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The spectacular Hopewell Rocks are located in The Rocks Provincial Park which is reached by Highway 114 in New Brunswick, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: 7/4/2019

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Roadside AttractionsThe Big Apple - Berwick, NS

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Where apples are grown, one sometimes finds an oversized one, such as this. In Kelowna, BC, the centre of BC's apple industry, there is also a big apple, somewhat similar to this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 7/6/2019

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Roadside AttractionsStrawberry Man - Great Village, NS

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We saw this large strawberry and immediately knew we had made an error - alas, we were here several months too early for the strawberry crop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 7/6/2019

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Roadside AttractionsSteer - Kingston, NS

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Kingsley the bull stands alongside Main Street in the town of Kingston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMastodon - Mastodon Ridge, Stewiacke, Nova Scotia

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Mastodon Ridge is located at 87 Main St W, Stewiacke, NS. It is accessible year-round and offers entertainment for children, food services, and tourism information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 7/6/2019

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Silver Fox - Salisbury, New Brunswick

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This Silver Fox is located at junction of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 112 near the Irving Oil. The Silver Fox can be visited at any time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 7/4/2019

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Lobster - Shediac, NB

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35 feet long, 16 feet in width and 16 feet high - YEP, that's one BIG lobster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: 9/16/2018

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Roadside AttractionsMagnet - Moncton, New Brunswick

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This Magnet Roadside Attraction is located near the famous Magnetic Hill located on none other than Magnetic Mountain Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: 8/14/2021

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Roadside AttractionsWorld's Largest Rooster - Shediac, NB

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After one amazes at the "World's Largest Lobster" 3 kilometres west on Main Street, one can then view what has been dubbed the "World's Largest Rooster".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: 8/30/2019

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Roadside AttractionsLobster - Bedford, Nova Scotia

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This huge lobster skulks atop the sign of Clearwater Seafoods, recognized globally for its superior quality.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/4/2015

last visited: 12/17/2017

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Roadside AttractionsButtercup the Cow and Daisy the Calf, Sussex, New Brunswick

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A large Cow and her calf in a white fence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AutisticMajor

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsButtercup the Cow and Daisy the Calf - Sussex, New Brunswick

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Buttercup the Cow and Daisy the Calf sit in a pasture near the junction of Smiths Creek Road and the on/off ramp for Hwy. 1. You can visit at any time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Grave of J. Dawson, Titanic Victim - Halifax, NS, Canadaview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsGrave of J. Dawson, Titanic Victim - Halifax, NS, Canada

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The grave of RMS Titanic victim J. Dawson in Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia has achieved a cult following since the release of the James Cameron's epic romance and disaster film "Titanic."

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: 3/3/2018

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Roadside AttractionsHalifax Explosion Memorial - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Halifax Explosion Memorial is located in Fort Needham Park in the Hydrostone neighborhood of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/10/2020

last visited: 6/10/2021

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Roadside AttractionsShoelace Sculpture - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Lace Up is a sculpture of shoe and skate laces installed near the skating rink/speed skating rink on the Halifax Commons In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2019

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTheodore the Tugboat Replica - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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A working replica of the Canadian television character Theodore the Tugboat is docked on Lower Water Street along the harbor walk in Halifax, NS, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/15/2015

last visited: 9/15/2017

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Roadside AttractionsHuman-Shaped Disaster Window - Halifax, NS, Canada

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Human-Shaped Disaster Window is located on the upper level of St. Paul's Anglican Church at 1749 Argyle St., Halifax, NS, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBig Wave - Halifax, NS

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The Wave has graced the Harbour Walk on the Halifax waterfront for 27 years now and its presence has not been without controversy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: 10/1/2018

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Roadside AttractionsAnne of Green Gables - Borden-Carleton, PEI

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Travellers arriving on Prince Edward Island generally do so via the Confederation Bridge. Upon arrival, the tourist info centre at Borden-Carleton is often their first stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: 8/2/2005

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Roadside AttractionsBridge Girder - Borden-Carlton, PEI

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No, this isn't a part they had left over when the Confederation Bridge between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island was completed. The bridge is the world’s longest bridge over ice-covered water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: 7/8/2019

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