List of largest roadside attractions

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

Asia[edit]

Three-headed elephant of Erawan Museum, Thailand

Thailand[edit]

Europe[edit]

England[edit]

  • Worlds largest Disco ball[1]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

The Netherlands[edit]

  • World's Largest Egg, (6m x 4m) Restaurant Het Ei van Barneveld, Barneveld, The Netherlands[citation needed]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

United States of America[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.

Alabama[edit]

  • World's Largest Jukebox, Sound Cell Recording Studios, Huntsville[citation needed]

California[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Idaho[edit]

  • Worlds largest Beagle[17]

Indiana[edit]

"Old Ben", the world's largest preserved steer, in Kokomo, Indiana

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Maine[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Missouri[edit]

The Largest Fork, standing 35' and weighing 11 tons in Springfield, Missouri.

Montana[edit]

•Worlds Largest Candy Store, Phillipsburg, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Wooden Dome, Bozeman, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Penguin, Cut Bank, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Larch Tree, Seely Lake, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Snow Flake, Fort Keogh, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Free Standing Brick Building, Billings, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Silver Dollar Collection, Haugen, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Dinosaur Skeleton, Bynum, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Sugar Beet, Fairview, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Model Airplane Collection, Great Falls, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Automated Music Machine Collection, Nevada City, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Frying Pan, Libby, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Purple Spoon, East Glacier, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Bigfoot Museum, East Glacier, Montana[citation needed]

•Worlds Largest Convoy, Laurel, Montana[citation needed]

New Mexico[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

Lucy the Elephant, Margate, NJ

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

World's largest basket, Newark, OH

Oregon[edit]

  • World's Largest Caveman, Grants Pass[39]
  • World's Largest Corn Dog, Rockaway Beach Oregon --30-foot Pronto Pup[40]

Rhode Island[edit]


South Dakota[edit]

Utah[edit]

  • World's Largest Fishing Fly (non functional) - Logan[42]

Virginia[edit]

Hugo's, Bealeton, Virginia - World's Largest roadside rollerskate

Washington[edit]

Washington DC[edit]

  • Worlds largest typewriter eraser[43]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

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

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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