List of world's largest roadside attractions

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of verifiable roadside attractions. Items can claim to be the largest, longest, highest, or anything that makes them notable.

Notable roadside attractions[edit]

Official Name Category Item Continent Country State/Province City/town Main Material Notes
World's Largest Artificial Trout Animal Trout Oceania Australia New South Wales Adaminaby Fiberglass
World's Largest Artificial Prawn Animal Prawn Oceania Australia New South Wales Ballina Fiberglass
World's Largest Tennis Racket Sport Tennis racket Oceania Australia New South Wales Barellan Fiberglass
World's Largest Fruit Bowl Container Fruit bowl Oceania Australia New South Wales Bilpin Fiberglass
World's Largest Artificial Banana Food Banana Oceania Australia New South Wales Coffs Harbour Fiberglass
World's Largest Artificial Eagle Animal Eagle Oceania Australia New South Wales Cowra Fiberglass
World's Largest Artificial Sheep Animal Sheep Oceania Australia New South Wales Goulburn Concrete
World's Largest Barrel Building Container Building Barrel Oceania Australia New South Wales Bundaberg
World's Largest Boomerang Sport Boomerang Oceania Australia New South Wales Hawes
World's Largest Artificial Chicken Animal Chicken Oceania Australia New South Wales Kemps Creek
World's Largest Bowl Container Bowl Oceania Australia New South Wales Lake Cathie
World's Largest Artificial Guitar Music Guitar Oceania Australia New South Wales Tamworth
World's Largest Artificial Oyster Animal Oyster Oceania Australia New South Wales Taree
World's Largest Bicycle Transportation Bicycle Oceania Australia New South Wales Chullora
World's Largest Artificial Potato Food Potato Oceania Australia New South Wales Robertson
Australia's Largest Sundial Time Sundial Oceania Australia New South Wales Singleton
World's Largest Artificial Pineapple Food Pineapple Africa South Africa Eastern Cape Bathurst
World's Largest Artificial Crocodile Animal Crocodile Oceania Australia Northern Territory Humpty Doo
Australia's Largest Artificial Pineapple Food Pineapple Oceania Australia Queensland Nambour
Australia's Largest Artificial Orange Food Orange Oceania Australia South Australia Berri
World's Largest Rocking Horse Miscellaneous Rocking Horse Oceania Australia South Australia Gumeracha
World's Largest Artificial Lobster Animal Lobster Oceania Australia South Australia Kingston SE
World's Largest Geoglyph[1] Miscellaneous Geoglyph Oceania Australia South Australia Nambour
World's Largest Artificial Mushroom Food Mushroom North America Canada Alberta Vilna Metal
World's Largest Artificial Perogy Food Perogy North America Canada Alberta Glendon
World's Largest Piggy Bank Container Piggy Bank North America Canada Alberta Coleman
World's Largest Artificial Kubasa Food Kubasa North America Canada Alberta Mundare (Ukrainian garlic sausage)
World's Largest Artificial Pysanka Miscellaneous Pysanka North America Canada Alberta Vegreville (Ukrainian easter egg)
World's Largest UFO Landing Pad Miscellaneous UFO landing pad North America Canada Alberta St. Paul
World's Largest Artificial Duck Animal Duck North America Canada Alberta Andrew
World's Largest Artificial Dinosaur Animal Dinosaur North America Canada Alberta Drumheller
Canada's Largest Baseball Bat Sport Baseball Bat North America Canada Alberta Edmonton
World's Largest Artificial Cowboy Boot Miscellaneous Cowboy Boot North America Canada Alberta Edmonton
World's Largest Badminton Racquet Sport Badminton racquet North America Canada Alberta St. Albert
World's Largest Golf Putter Sport Golf putter North America Canada Alberta Bow Island
Canada's Largest Weathervane Miscellaneous Weathervane North America Canada Yukon Whitehouse
World's Largest Starship Enterprise Miscellaneous Starship Enterprise North America Canada Alberta Vulcan
World's Largest Golf Tee Sport Golf Tee North America Canada Alberta Trochu
World's Largest Tepee Building Tepee North America Canada Alberta Medicine Hat
Canada's Largest Truck Transportation Truck North America Canada British Columbia Sparwood
World's Largest Cross-Country Skis Sport Cross-country skis North America Canada British Columbia 100 Mile House
World's Tallest Totem Pole Miscellaneous Totem Pole North America Canada British Columbia Alert Bay
World's Largest Ice Hockey Stick Sport Ice hockey stick North America Canada British Columbia Duncan
World's Largest Wind Chimes Miscellaneous Wind chimes North America Canada British Columbia Kaslo
World's Largest Standing Cuckoo Clock[citation needed] Time Cuckoo Clock North America Canada British Columbia Kimberley
World's Largest Fly Fishing Rod Sport Fly fishing rod North America Canada British Columbia Houston
World's Largest Rosary Religion Rosary North America Canada British Columbia Metchosin
World's Largest Tree Crusher Tool Tree crusher North America Canada British Columbia Mackenzie
World's Largest Artificial Fiddle Music Fiddle North America Canada Nova Scotia Sydney
World's Largest Artificial Mastodon Animal Mastadon North America Canada Nova Scotia Stewiacke
World's Largest Artificial Mosquito Animal Mosquito North America Canada Manitoba Komarno
World's Largest Artificial Moose Animal Moose North America Canada Manitoba Riverton
World‘s Largest Artificial Pumpkin Food Pumpkin North America Canada Manitoba Roland
World's Largest Artificial Catfish Animal Catfish North America Canada Manitoba Selkirk
World's Largest Artificial Apple Food Apple North America Canada Ontario Colborne
World's Largest Artificial Coin Miscellaneous Coin North America Canada Ontario Sudbury
World's Largest Artificial Orange Food Orange North America Canada Quebec Montreal
World's Largest Artificial Bread and Salt Food Bread and salt North America Canada Saskatchewan Canora
World's Largest Artificial Lily Plant Lily North America Canada Ontario Parkside
World's Largest Artificial Tomahawk Tool Tomahawk North America Canada Saskatchewan Cut Knife
World's Largest Artificial Bunnock Miscellaneous Bunnock North America Canada Saskatchewan Macklin
World's Largest Artificial Axe Tool Axe North America Canada New Brunswick Nackawic
North America's Largest Artificial Lobster Animal Lobster North America Canada New Brunswick Shediac
World's Largest Artificial Maple Leaf Plant Maple leaf North America Canada New Brunswick Millville
World's Largest Artificial Fiddleheads Food Fiddleheads North America Canada New Brunswick Plaster Rock
World's Longest Covered Bridge Transportation Covered Bridge North America Canada New Brunswick Hartland
World's Largest Artificial Atlantic Salmon Animal Atlantic Salmon North America Canada New Brunswick Campbellton
Worlds Largest Bull Temple Religion Temple Asia India Karnataka Bangalore
World's Largest Sundial[2] Time Sundial Asia India Rajasthan Jaipur
World's Largest Artificial Bottle of Lemon & Paeroa Food Lemon & Paeroa Oceania New Zealand Waikato region Paeroa
World's Largest Artificial Carrot Food Carrot Oceania New Zealand North Island Ohakune
World's Largest Artificial Crayfish Animal Crayfish Oceania New Zealand South Island Kaikoura
World's Largest Artificial Kiwifruit Food Kiwifruit Oceania New Zealand North Island Te Puke
World's Largest Artificial Salmon Animal Salmon Oceania New Zealand South Island Rakaia
World's Largest Artificial Sandfly Animal Sandfly Oceania New Zealand South Island Greymouth
New Zealand's Largest Artificial Trout Animal Trout Oceania New Zealand South Island Gore


To be sorted[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Built in 1924, The Bottle, also known as the Nehi Inn, was one of the first "world's largest" roadside attractions. Despite the attraction itself being destroyed by fire in 1933, the community of The Bottle, Alabama still bears the name of its famous attraction.

Alaska[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

"Old Ben"

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

  • World's Largest Cross, Louisiana, USA - 199 ft

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

North Saint Paul, MN
Rockville, MN
  • World's Largest Working Rifle,Ishpeming, Michigan[13]
  • World's Largest Running Chain Saw, Ishpeming, Michigan[14]
  • World's Largest Weathervane, Montague, Michigan[15]
  • World's Largest Crucifix, Indian River, Michigan[16]
  • World's Largest Lugnut, Lansing, Michigan[17]
  • World's Largest Indian, Ironwood, Michigan[18]

Minnesota[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

World's largest basket, Newark, OH

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

The World's Largest Musky, at the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame; Hayward, WI.

Europe[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

  • World's Largest Coffee Pot, Selb, Germany

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marree Man". Australian Big Things. Retrieved 27 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "World’s Largest Sundial — Google Sightseeing". Googlesightseeing.com. 2009-04-23. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  3. ^ "The World’s Largest Office Chair, Now an American Roadside Attraction". Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  4. ^ By KSiddel. "Giant Fork; Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-20. 
  5. ^ "World's Largest Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things Traveling Roadside Attraction and Museum". Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  6. ^ "Eartha, The World’s Largest Revolving and Rotating Globe". Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  7. ^ "About the Uniroyal Giant Tire" (PDF). Uniroyal Tires. 
  8. ^ "Traverse City, MI - World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan". www.roadsideamerica.com. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  9. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "World's Largest Pie Pan | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  10. ^ "Former Worlds Largest Cherry Pie Pan | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  11. ^ "Holland, MI - Michigan's Largest Picnic Table". Roadsideamerica.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  12. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "World's Largest Picnic Table | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  13. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "Big Ernie | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  14. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "Big Gus | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  15. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "World's Largest Weathervane | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  16. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "Cross in the Woods | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  17. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "Worlds Largest Lugnut | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  18. ^ By Kristina_5 No real name given + Add Contact. "Worlds Tallest Indian | Flickr - Photo Sharing!". Flickr. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  19. ^ "Darwin MN Twine Ball Museum". Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  20. ^ "The Berry Patch". Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  21. ^ Polen, Jenna (6-6-12). "Cuckoo clock brings more than a new time to Sugarcreek". Bargain Hunter, Holmes County Edition. Retrieved 7-16-14. 
  22. ^ "Grants Pass Caveman, Grants Pass, Oregon". Roadsideamerica.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  23. ^ "Big Blue Bug – Pest Control in Providence". Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  24. ^ "WOINIC.fr". Retrieved 27 August 2012.