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 honey bee or a real life UFO landing pad.

In honour of all things weird, here’s our ultimate list of all things roadside in Alberta.

 Andrew, Alberta

What to see: World’s Largest Mallard

Where to see it: Just off HWY 855 on 50th Avenue

 

Beaverlodge

What to see: Giant Beaver Sculpture

Where to see it:  HWY 1 

Photo: Joseph Fergusson
Beiseker

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.

 

Chauvin 

What to see:  Worlds Largest Softball

Where to see it: 3rd Ave and Main Street, Chauvin.

 

Cochrane

What to see:  Giant statue of a cowboy called “Men of Vision”

Where to see it: Cochrane Ranche Park

Photo Credit: Julie Tuite

 

Donalda

What to see:  Worlds Largest Oil Lamp

Where to see it:  Railway Avenue, Donalda

 

Drumheller

What to see:  Worlds Largest Dinosaur

Where to see it60 1 Ave W, Drumheller 

Edmonton

What to see:  Giant Baseball Bat (no longer the largest in Canada)

Where to see it:  118 Ave, Edmonton 

 

Edmonton

What to see:  The Cowboy Boot

Where to see it:  100 Ave & 167 Street, Edmonton

 

Falher

What to see:  Worlds Largest Bee

Where to see it:  306 Main Street, Fahler 

 

Glendon

What to see:  World’s Largest Pyrogy

Where to see it: 8 kilometres north of Highway 28 on Secondary Highway 882.

 

Hanna

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.

 

Medicine Hat

What to see:  Saami’s Tepee: Worlds tallest Tepee

Where to see it: 15 Eagle Birth Rd SW,  just off HWY 1

Image: Google
Mundare

What to see:  Worlds Largest Ukrainian Sausage

Where to see it: Sawchuk Street and 50 Avenue

Photo credit: Mundare.ca

 

St. Paul

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

 

Swan Hills

What to see:  Giant Bear and Swan with Nest.

Where to see it:  Hwy 33 as you enter Swan Hills

 

Taber

What to see:  Giant Corn Stalk

Where to see it:  Northwest corner of Highway 3 and 50th Street

 

Vegreville

What to see: Pysanka (Easter Egg)

Where to see it:  North side of Highway 16A, in Elk’s Park.

 

 Vilna

What to see: Worlds Largest Mushrooms

Where to see it:  Located 1 block east of Main Street

 

Vulcan

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

Photo: Town of Vulcan
Wabamun

What to see: Worlds Largest Dragonfly

Where to see it:  Range Road 11 (Trans Canada Hwy 16 Exit 324 south toward Wabamun.

 

How many have you seen? 

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