of you or your family in front of memorable, kitschy, giant
constructions, such as:
- a 19-ft smiling potato in
Maugerville, New Brunswick
- a 40,000-gallon coffeepot in Stanton,
- a house in the shape of a shoe in
. . . and
- a giant sundial in the shape of a
some websites where you can view photos of roadside attractions and
also get directions to visit them:
Largest Roadside Attractions http://www.wlra.us/ Search by name, by country, by
U.S. state, or by category (e.g., animals, household objects, toys,
http://www.roadsideamerica.com/ Type in your
destination in the USA and pull up a map of nearby attractions. There
are also news items, tips and videos.
Canadian Roadside Attractions http://www.roadsideattractions.ca/
Search by location or by category.
Even if you
aren't planning a road trip, these attractions are interesting and fun
to visit from your computer.