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]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Worlds largest Axe [4]

Worlds largest Lobster.[5]

Worlds largest Dinosaur [6]

Worlds largest Tomahawk [7]

Worlds largest Tepee [8]

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]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Georgia[edit]

World's Largest Chicken, Marietta, Georgia, USA

Illinois[edit]

"Old Ben"

Idaho[edit]

Worlds largest Beagle [9]

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

North Saint Paul, MN
Rockville, MN

Minnesota[edit]

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

Missouri[edit]

Worlds largest Shuttlecock

Montana[edit]

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 Buffalo, Jamestown, ND, USA

World's largest basket, Newark, OH

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

  • World's Largest Caveman, Grants Pass[29]
  • World's Largest Corn Dog, Rockaway Beach Oregon --30-foot Pronto Pup[30]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

  • World's Largest Fishing Fly (non functional) - Logan[32]
    Hugo's, Bealeton, Virginia - World's Largest roadside rollerskate

Virginia[edit]

Washington[edit]

Washington DC[edit]

Worlds largest typewriter eraser [33]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Worlds Largest Penny [34]

Wyoming[edit]

South America[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Worlds Largest Sheep [35]

Worlds largest pineapple [36]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  30. ^ http://www.oregonlive.com/washingtoncounty/index.ssf/2016/03/oregon_corndog_history_reaches.html
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  32. ^ "Logan, UT - World's Largest Fishing Fly". RoadsideAmerica.com. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
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  34. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/galleries/The-worlds-largest-roadside-attractions/penny/
  35. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/galleries/The-worlds-largest-roadside-attractions/sheep/
  36. ^ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/galleries/The-worlds-largest-roadside-attractions/pineapple/