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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 AttractionsTop Gun House - Oceanside, CA

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The "Top Gun House" (known as the Graves House) is a 1887 victorian home which was featured in the original Top Gun film, featuring Tom Cruise. In 2019, the home moved 1 block from its original filming location to make way for an apartment complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLord's Prayer Rock - Bristol, VT

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Egyptian hieroglyphics were the inspiration for the Lord's Prayer carved onto a slanted slab of granite along Route 17, scant miles from Middlebury's grave of the Egyptian Mummy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLibrary Straddling USA and Canada - Derby Line, VT 05830

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Pictured are Canadian and American friends taking across the border during the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time the border between the US and Canada was shut down. The library is the building to the right.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBirthplace of the Prophet Joseph Smith - South Royalton, VT

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The granite monument is 52 feet tall and the shaft is 38.5 feet high, commemorating Smith's age at his death in Carthage, Illinois in 1844. Dedicated on December 23, 1905, the 100th anniversary of his birth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAmerica's Highest Suspension Bridge - Cañon City, CO

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A suspension bridge over the Royal Gorge spans a quarter of a mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCalanques de Piana - Corse - France

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Situé entre Calvi et Ajaccio sur la côte Ouest de la Corse, ce site naturel exceptionnel est inscrit depuis 1983 au patrimoine mondial de l’humanité tout comme le golfe de Porto et la réserve de Scandola.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsLa tête de chien - Corse - France

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En bord de route, point de départ de nombreuses randonnées dans les calanques de Piana, un rocher en forme de tête de chien se trouve au milieu du chaos rocheux. La tête est de dos et semble regarder le spectacle des rochers proposés aux promeneurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMt. Washington Auto Road - Gorham NH

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The Auto Road to the summit is pricey, but once you have pulled out the money and ride the 8 mile road maybe you will have forgotten how much it cost and enjoy the breath taking views.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCathédrale orthodoxe Saint-Nicolas - Nice, France

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[EN] Nicknamed the Russian Church, the architecture of this building is inspired by Saint Basil's Cathedral located on Red Square in Moscow. [FR] Surnommée l'Eglise russe, l'architecture de cet édifice s'inspire de la Cathédrale Saint-Basile située sur la place Rouge à Moscou.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: 5/11/2022

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Roadside AttractionsSite of Alice's Restaurant - Stockbridge, Massachusetts

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Alice's Restaurant was made famous by the eponymous song by Arlo Guthrie. Alice no longer owns the restaurant is now Theresa's Stockbridge Cafe which is located at 40 Main St, Stockbridge, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Dog Chapel - St Johnsbury, VT

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The original owners of Dog Chapel have died, but their passion has been carried on by local folks. Located at 143 Parks Rd, St Johnsbury, VT

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsVictims of Carl Drega - Colebrook, NH

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The violent deaths of these four prominent citizens have been memorialized in a small park just outside the News and Sentinel offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsAbducted by Aliens Betty And Barney Hil - Lincoln NH

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The marker is positioned just across from cottage #20 at Indian Head Resort, which is the last property that the Hills remember before experiencing a period of "lost" time on their way home in Portsmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsThe Hacienda - Jolon, CA

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The Hacienda at Fort Hunter Liggett in Jolon, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJames Dean Car Crash Site - Cholame, CA

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The crash site where Dean died in 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJames Dean Memorial - Cholame, CA

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A large memorial to James Dean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsO'Man the Ollalieberry - Cambria, CA

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An anthropomorphic berry in Cambria, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMuseum of Tort Law - Winsted, CT

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Located at 654 Main St, Winsted, CT, visitors to the Museum will enjoy learning about tort law and trial by jury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/3/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsGodart von Wachtberg - Wachtberg-Berkum, Germany

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DE: Drachenskulptur und Wahrzeichen der Gemeinde Wachtberg. EN: Dragon sculpture and landmark of the municipality of Wachtberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/3/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsWoodstock Festival Monument - Bethel, NY

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The Woodstock Music Festival Site was the seminal expression of the musical, cultural and political idealism of the 1960s and embodied the ethos of the post-world World War II generation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsMohonk Testimonial Gateway - New Paltz, NY

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The gatehouse, originally dubbed the Smiley Testimonial Gateway, was built in 1908 to mark the 50th wedding anniversary of Albert and Eliza Smiley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsTorre de las Cigüeñas (Tower of the Storks) - Cáceres, Extremadura, España

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The tallest tower in Cáceres's Old Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Extremadura, Spain

date approved: 4/23/2022

last visited: 4/24/2022

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Roadside AttractionsMoorish Cistern of Cáceres - Cáceres, Extremadura, España

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The largest medieval water tank on the Iberian Peninsula is preserved beneath the Cáceres Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Extremadura, Spain

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: 4/20/2022

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Roadside AttractionsBig Slice of Pie - Kyle, TX

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A very large slice of cherry pie above the entrance to Texas Pie Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2022

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsBig Arrow - Snyder, TX

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Quanah Parker Trail Arrow is along College Ave across the the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2022

last visited: never

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