Contributed by Alberta Mamas
Planning an Alberta Road Trip?
There is almost nothing better than a road trip, with the exception of going on a road trip and making a pit stop to see that world’s largest honeybee or a real-life UFO landing pad. In honour of all things weird, here’s our ultimate list of all things roadside in Alberta.
Alberta Road Trip Attractions
What to see: World’s Largest Mallard
Where to see it: Just off HWY 855 on 50th Avenue
What to see: Giant Beaver Sculpture
Where to see it: HWY 1
What to see: A 13-foot tall skunk
Where to see it: Southside of HWY 72, just west of HWY 9
Town of Bow Island
What to see: 18 foot Pinto MacBean (bean)
Where to see it: Highway 3 at 206 7 Avenue
What to see: Worlds Largest Softball
Where to see it: 3rd Ave and Main Street, Chauvin
What to see: Giant statue of a cowboy called “Men of Vision”
Where to see it: Cochrane Ranche Park
What to see: Worlds Largest Oil Lamp
Where to see it: Railway Avenue, Donalda
What to see: Worlds Largest Dinosaur
Where to see it: 60 1 Ave W, Drumheller
What to see: Giant Baseball Bat (no longer the largest in Canada)
Where to see it: 118 Ave, Edmonton
What to see: The Giant Cowboy Boot
Where to see it: 100 Ave & 167 Street, Edmonton
What to see: Worlds Largest Bee
Where to see it: 306 Main Street, Fahler
What to see: World’s Largest Pyrogy
Where to see it: 8 kilometres north of Highway 28 on Secondary Highway 882
What to see: Nickleback… I’m kidding! Three giant geese!
Where to see it: There are three geese in total: “Taking off” at the northeast corner of 2nd Avenue W and Palliser. “Landing” on the east side of Pioneer Trail and Railway Avenue East. “Flying” east side of Highway 9, east end of town by the airport.
What to see: Saami’s Tepee: Worlds tallest Tepee
Where to see it: 15 Eagle Birth Rd SW, just off HWY 1
What to see: Worlds Largest Ukrainian Sausage
Where to see it: Sawchuk Street and 50 Avenue
What to see: UFO Landing Pad
Where to see it: South side of Highway 28 in the middle of town. If you spot a UFO on the way there call: 1-888-SEE-UFOS
What to see: Giant Bear and Swan with Nest.
Where to see it: Hwy 33 as you enter Swan Hills
What to see: Giant Corn Stalk
Where to see it: Northwest corner of Highway 3 and 50th Street
What to see: Pysanka (Easter Egg)
Where to see it: North side of Highway 16A, in Elk’s Park
What to see: Worlds Largest Mushrooms
Where to see it: Located 1 block east of Main Street
What to see: A replica Star Treks Starship Enterprise ( Starship FX6-1995-A)
Where to see it: West side of Highway 23, just south of Centre Street
What to see: Worlds Largest Dragonfly
Where to see it: Range Road 11 (Trans Canada Hwy 16 Exit 324 south toward Wabamun
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