While enormous roadside attractions can be found all over the world, there are four countries in particular that feature an over abundance of these large monuments – Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. Perhaps not surprisingly these countries are all well known as great road trip destinations with numerous wide open spaces. So, even if you’ve never dreamed of going on a journey to the Land Down Under or driving across North America, these are 25 roadside attractions that are so big you’ll want to go on a road trip to see them!
The World's Biggest Banana (Australia)
Big Banana is a tourist attraction in Coffs Harbour, Australia. You can even walk through it!
The World's Biggest Dinosaurs (United States)
The Cabazon Dinosaurs in California were originally constructed by sculptor Claude Bell to attract visitors to a nearby cafe (now closed). Today, the dinosaurs are a popular roadside tourist attraction.
The World's Largest Apple (Canada)
The Big Apple is a restaurant located just off of Ontario Highway 401. Besides food, the site features an observation deck and a petting zoo.
The World's Largest Kiwi Fruit (New Zealand)
Found near Te Puke, New Zealand, Kiwi 360 is a fully operational kiwi orchard. Besides its famous landmark, it offers tours on kiwi shaped carriages.
The World's Largest Lobster (Canada)
Funded by the Shediac Rotary Club, this lobster statue was built in honor of the town’s lobster industry.