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.

Notable roadside attractions[edit]

Distinction Category Description Continent Country State/Province Town Material Notes
Worlds largest wagon wheel and pick Transportation Wagon wheel N. America Canada Alberta F. Assiniboine
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 Building Barrel Oceania Australia Queensland 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 Queensland Nambour
World's Largest Artificial Mushroom Food Mushroom N. America Canada Alberta Vilna Metal
World's Largest Artificial Perogy Food Perogy N. America Canada Alberta Glendon
World's Largest Piggy Bank Container Piggy Bank N. America Canada Alberta Coleman
World's Largest Artificial Kubasa Food Kubasa N. America Canada Alberta Mundare (Ukrainian garlic sausage)
World's Largest Artificial Pysanka Miscellaneous Pysanka N. America Canada Alberta Vegreville (Ukrainian easter egg)
World's Largest UFO Landing Pad Miscellaneous UFO landing pad N. America Canada Alberta St. Paul
World's Largest Artificial Duck Animal Duck N. America Canada Alberta Andrew
World's Largest Artificial Dinosaur Animal Dinosaur N. America Canada Alberta Drumheller
World's Largest Elephant Building Animal Elephant Building N. America U.S.A. New Jersey Margate
Canada's Largest Baseball Bat Sport Baseball Bat N. America Canada Alberta Edmonton
World's Largest Artificial Cowboy Boot Miscellaneous Cowboy Boot N. America Canada Alberta Edmonton
World's Largest Badminton Racquet Sport Badminton racquet N. America Canada Alberta St. Albert
World's Largest Golf Putter Sport Golf putter N. America Canada Alberta Bow Island
Canada's Largest Weathervane Miscellaneous Weathervane N. America Canada Yukon Whitehouse
World's Largest Starship Enterprise Miscellaneous Starship Enterprise N. America Canada Alberta Vulcan
World's Largest Golf Tee Sport Golf Tee N. America Canada Alberta Trochu
World's Largest Tepee Building Tepee N. America Canada Alberta Medicine Hat
Canada's Largest Truck Transportation Truck N. America Canada British Columbia Sparwood
World's Largest Cross-Country Skis Sport Cross-country skis N. America Canada British Columbia 100 Mile House
World's Tallest Totem Pole Miscellaneous Totem Pole N. America Canada British Columbia Alert Bay
World's Largest Ice Hockey Stick Sport Ice hockey stick N. America Canada British Columbia Duncan
World's Largest Wind Chimes Miscellaneous Wind chimes N. America Canada British Columbia Kaslo
World's Largest Standing Cuckoo Clock Time Cuckoo Clock N. America Canada British Columbia Kimberley citation needed
World's Largest Fly Fishing Rod Sport Fly fishing rod N. America Canada British Columbia Houston
World's Largest Rosary Religion Rosary N. America Canada British Columbia Metchosin
World's Largest Tree Crusher Tool Tree crusher N. America Canada British Columbia Mackenzie
World's Largest Artificial Fiddle Music Fiddle N. America Canada Nova Scotia Sydney
World's Largest Artificial Mastodon Animal Mastodon N. America Canada Nova Scotia Stewiacke
World's Largest Artificial Mosquito Animal Mosquito N. America Canada Manitoba Komarno
World's Largest Artificial Moose Animal Moose N. America Canada Manitoba Riverton
World‘s Largest Artificial Pumpkin Food Pumpkin N. America Canada Manitoba Roland
World's Largest Artificial Catfish Animal Catfish N. America Canada Manitoba Selkirk
World's Largest Artificial Apple Food Apple N. America Canada Ontario Colborne
World's Largest Artificial Coin Miscellaneous Coin N. America Canada Ontario Sudbury
World's Largest Artificial Orange Food Orange N. America Canada Quebec Montreal
World's Largest Artificial Bread and Salt Food Bread and salt N. America Canada Saskatchewan Canora
World's Largest Artificial Lily Plant Lily N. America Canada Ontario Parkside
World's Largest Artificial Tomahawk Tool Tomahawk N. America Canada Saskatchewan Cut Knife
World's Largest Artificial Bunnock Miscellaneous Bunnock N. America Canada Saskatchewan Macklin
World's Largest Artificial Axe Tool Axe N. America Canada New Brunswick Nackawic
North America's Largest Artificial Lobster Animal Lobster N. America Canada New Brunswick Shediac
World's Largest Artificial Maple Leaf Plant Maple leaf N. America Canada New Brunswick Millville
World's Largest Artificial Fiddleheads Food Fiddleheads N. America Canada New Brunswick Plaster Rock
World's Longest Covered Bridge Transportation Covered Bridge N. America Canada New Brunswick Hartland
World's Largest Artificial Atlantic Salmon Animal Atlantic Salmon N. America Canada New Brunswick Campbellton
Canada's Largest Artificial Potato Food Potato N. America Canada Prince Edward Island O'Leary
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

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]

Alaska[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

"Mr. Rex," Cabazon, California

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Illinois[edit]

"Old Ben"

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

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

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

  • World's Largest Working Rifle,Ishpeming, Michigan[12]
  • World's Largest Running Chain Saw, Ishpeming, Michigan[13]
  • World's Largest Weathervane, Montague, Michigan[14]
  • World's Largest Crucifix, Indian River, Michigan[15]
  • World's Largest Lugnut, Lansing, Michigan[16]
  • World's Largest Indian, Ironwood, Michigan[17]
North Saint Paul, MN
Rockville, MN

Minnesota[edit]

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

Missouri[edit]

[19]

Montana[edit]

  • Worlds Largest Penquin, Cut Bank, Montana,USA
  • Worlds Largest Taxidermied Steer, Baker, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Larch Tree, Seely Lake, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Freestanding Masonry Structure (Anaconda Chimney) Anaconda, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Load Bearing Brick Building (Crown Plaza Hotel) Billings, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Statue of the 15th Governor of Montana, Donald Nutter (Veterans Memorial Park), Sidney, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Wooden Dome, (Brick Breeden Fieldhouse), Bozeman, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary (not including base), Butte, Montana, USA
  • Worlds Largest Man Made Body of Toxic Water (Berkeley Pit) Butte, Montana, USA

Nebraska[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

Lucy the Elephant, Margate, NJ

New Jersey[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]

  • World's Largest Caterpillar, Italy
  • World's Largest Fire Hydrant (Former), Beaumont
  • World's Largest Jackrabbit, Odessa
  • World's Largest Muleshoe, Muleshoe
  • World's Largest Pecan, Seguin
  • World's Largest Rattlesnake, Freer
  • World's Largest Roadrunner, Fort Stockton
  • World's Largest Watermelon, Luling
  • World's Largest Patio Chair, Dallas
  • World's Largest Peanut, Pearsall, Texas
  • World's Largest Strawberry, Poteet, Texas

Utah[edit]

  • World's Largest Fishing Fly (non functional) - Logan[26]
    Hugo's, Bealeton, Virginia - World's Largest roadside rollerskate

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

  • Worlds Largest Jackalope, Douglas, Wyoming, USA

South America[edit]

Brazil[edit]

  • World's Largest Hominy, Balneário Piçarras (Santa Catarina), Brazil
  • World's Largest Chikki, Piranguinho (Minas Gerais), Brazil
  • World's Largest Minas Cheese, Ipanema (Minas Gerais), Brazil
  • World's Largest Soybean Foot, Santa Carmen (Mato Grosso), Brazil
  • World's Largest Cashew tree, Natal (Rio grande do norte), Brazil
  • World's Largest herdsmanship, São Sebastião (São Paulo), Brazil
  • World's Largest Sweet Tapioca, Caruaru (Pernambuco), Brazil
  • World's Largest Brown sugar, Pindoretama (Ceará), Brazil
  • World's Largest Stone, Pocinhos (Paraiba), Brazil

Europe[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

  • World's Largest Coffee Pot, Selb, Germany

The Netherlands[edit]

  • World's Largest Egg, (6m x 4m) Restaurant Het Ei van Barneveld, Barneveld, The Netherlands [28]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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