There’s a reason why the phrase “Everything is bigger in Texas” was coined more than a hundred years ago. Check out our list of 10 of those “big” things in Texas – some of which are recognized by Guinness World Records. From the strange, to the kitschy and endearing, the 10 Biggest Things List includes everything from a giant pecan to the tallest hat rack which just happens to be the Eiffel Tower in Paris …Texas!

World's Largest Pecan

World’s Largest Pecan

Seguin, Texas

8′ x 16′ Fiberglass Pecan Sculpture

World's Tallest Hat Rack

World’s Tallest Hat Rack


Replica of Eiffel Tower With Cowboy Hat – 65′

Bruco Worl's Largest Caterpillar

World’s Largest Caterpillar


Bruco’s 3 – 240′ Orbs

World's Tallest Boots

World’s Tallest Boots

San Antonio

Bob Wade’s 35′ Tall Cowboy Boots

World's Largest Pizza

World’s Largest Pizza


The “Bus” – 3,072 Square Inch Pie

World's Largest Cowboy

World’s Largest Cowboy Statue


“Big Tex” – 55′ Tall

World's Tallest Watermelon Tower

World’s Tallest Watermelon Tower


154 Feet

World's Tallest Strawberry

World’s Tallest Strawberry


130′ Tall

World's Largest Urban Bat Colony

World’s Largest Urban Bat Colony


750,000 to 1.5 Million Bats

Simon Trask
Author: Simon Trask

Simon loves Texas and the Great Outdoors. From East Texas pines to West Texas mountains, he calls North Texas home but is always ready to float a river in Hill Country or go fishing on the Gulf Coast. Simon loves camping and road trips as well, whether it's cruising Highway 287, 82, 69 or 281, that's the true way to see what Texas is all about!

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