List of largest roadside attractions

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

AsiaEdit

 
Three-headed elephant of Erawan Museum, Thailand

ThailandEdit

EuropeEdit

EnglandEdit

  • World's largest Disco ball[1]

FranceEdit

North AmericaEdit

CanadaEdit

 
The Big Nickel is a 9-metre-tall (30 ft) replica of a Canadian nickel.

AlbertaEdit

ManitobaEdit

New BrunswickEdit

OntarioEdit

SaskatchewanEdit

United StatesEdit

 
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.

ArizonaEdit

AlabamaEdit

CaliforniaEdit

ColoradoEdit

GeorgiaEdit

IdahoEdit

  • World's largest Beagle[27]

IllinoisEdit

IndianaEdit

  • World's Largest Ball of Paint[37]

IowaEdit

KansasEdit

MaineEdit

MichiganEdit

 
55-foot (17 m) fiberglass statue of the Jolly Green Giant in Blue Earth, Minnesota

MinnesotaEdit

MissouriEdit

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

MontanaEdit

NebraskaEdit

New MexicoEdit

New JerseyEdit

 
Lucy the Elephant, Margate, NJ

North CarolinaEdit

North DakotaEdit

OhioEdit

 
World's largest basket, Newark, OH

OregonEdit

Rhode IslandEdit

South DakotaEdit

TexasEdit

UtahEdit

  • World's Largest Fishing Fly (non-functional) – Logan[102]

VermontEdit

VirginiaEdit

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

WashingtonEdit

Washington DCEdit

  • World's largest typewriter eraser[105]

West VirginiaEdit

WisconsinEdit

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

OceaniaEdit

AustraliaEdit

New ZealandEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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