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Encyclopedia > Roadside attraction

A roadside attraction is a feature along the side of a road, that is frequently advertised with billboards to attract tourists. In general, these are places one might stop on the way to somewhere else, rather than being a final or primary destination in and of themselves. A road is a strip of land, smoothed or otherwise prepared to allow easier travel, connecting two or more destinations. ... Roadside billboards frequently encourage passersby to visit local businesses. ... A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ...


External links

  • Roadside America (http://www.roadsideamerica.com)
  • Roadside Canada (http://www.roadsideattractions.ca/)
  • Photos Of Roadside Attractions (http://bobjagendorf.smugmug.com/gallery/361160)

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Roadside attraction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (192 words)
A roadside attraction is a feature along the side of a road, that is frequently advertised with billboards to attract tourists.
In general, these are places one might stop on the way to somewhere else, rather than being a final or primary destination in and of themselves.
With the building of the U.S. interstate highway system in the mid-1950s, most roadside attractions were by-passed and quickly went out of business.
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