Taking a road trip is such a fun way to enjoy a bit of family bonding. We partnered with
Green Giant to showcase some of the coolest stops to take along your journey.
Load up the entire family along with everyone's favorite road-trip treats for an adventure to take in a variety of unique roadside attractions. All boast jumbo dimensions and will entertain and intrigue kids of all ages. Take a day trip to one, or add them all to your family travel bucket list. The best part? Each and every one of these larger-than-life stops poses a fun way to spend time with your kids.
Where: Cabazon, CA
The Details: If you're driving through Southern California, you have to stop and see the Cabazon Dinosaurs. They're the world's biggest and are so exciting for young adventurers!
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Lucy the Elephant
Where: Margate, NJ
The Details: Right in the heart of Margate, Lucy the Elephant is a local favorite, but she is also visited by tourists all year round. Lucy is just over six stories tall and is listed on the National Park Registry of Historic Landmarks. Kids can climb up to the top of her back for an amazing view.
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The Jolly Green Giant
Where: Blue Earth, MN
The Details: This roadside attraction clocks in at 55.5 feet tall and has been standing since 1979. Located right in Blue Earth, the Jolly Green Giant welcomes visitors to the town. There's a set of stairs that takes you up to pose right under the giant for a family photo.
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Paul Bunyon and Babe the Big Blue Ox
Where: Klamath, CA
The Details: Crowds gather right off the highway to check out the big landmark, located in Northern California among the redwoods. Paul Bunyon is a whopping 49 feet tall, which makes him pretty hard to miss.
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The Big Duck
Where: Flanders, NY
The Details: The National Landmark overlooks Reeves Bay in Flanders, Long Island. The Big Duck is a fun stop for kids of all ages and is filled with fun and whimsical decorations.
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The Enchanted Highway
Where: Gladstone, ND
The Details: Located along a 30-mile stretch of I-94 after Gladstone, the side of the road features stunning sculptures and fun attractions that dot the country backdrop. It sure makes the drive interesting!
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Giant Garden Gnome
Where: Reiman Gardens in Ames, IA
The Details: At 13.5 feet, this gnome is the tallest in the USA, which means there's more than enough of him to love for the entire family. Since 1914, Reiman Gardens has been considered one of the most unique gardens in the country and welcomes visitors from all over the world.
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