Giant Pencil in Denver, Colorado roadside attraction

Giant Pencil in Denver, Colorado

Visiting Denver? Don’t erase Colorado this roadside attraction from your itinerary. The Giant Pencil in Denver, Colorado is definitely a big draw! This 15-story tall pencil is actually a smokestack, which was once used to vent coal smoke from the building’s heating system. In 2013 it was painted to resemble a giant number 2 pencil, … Read more

Little Man Ice Cream - Giant Milk Can Ice Cream Shop in Denver, Colorado roadside attraction

Little Man Ice Cream – Giant Milk Can Ice Cream Shop in Denver, Colorado

Get the scoop on this Colorado roadside attraction. Little Man Ice Cream in Denver, Colorado serves delicious treats inside of a giant milk can shaped building. It’s a sweet stop you can’t miss! The Little Man Ice Cream Company opened in 2008. It was the vision of local real estate developer Paul Tamburello, the man … Read more

Scottish Angus Cow & Calf - Giant Cows in Denver, Colorado roadside attraction

Scottish Angus Cow & Calf – Giant Cows in Denver, Colorado

I udderly adore this Denver roadside attraction: Scottish Angus Cow and Calf, the giant cows in Denver, Colorado. Officially titled Scottish Angus Cow and Calf, this big bronze sculpture is more colloquially referred to as The Giant Cows. The sculpture depicts a larger-than-life 13-foot tall Scottish angus cow and her equally oversized 10-foot tall calf … Read more

Big Sweep in Denver, Colorado - Giant dustpan and broom roadside attraction at the Denver Art Museum

Big Sweep – Giant Dustpan and Broom in Denver, Colorado

If you’re looking for big things to see in Denver, don’t sweep on this one. Big Sweep in Denver, Colorado is a giant dustpan and broom found just outside the Denver Art Museum. The Big Sweep was made by pop artists Claes Oldenburg (1929-2022) and Coosje van Bruggen (1941-2009). The sculptors are known for their … Read more

America, Why I Love Her - Roadside Attraction Map at Denver International Airport in Colorado

America, Why I Love Her – Roadside Attraction Map at Denver International Airport

I love American roadside attractions and, apparently, this artist did too. If you’re traveling through the Denver International Airport keep an eye out for this piece of art: “America, Why I Love Her,” a map of roadside attractions. The giant roadside attractions map is located on Level 5, near baggage claim, in the Denver airport. … Read more