As any legit LEGO lover knows, if you can dream it you can build it. For proof, all you need to do is check out our roundup of brick-tastic LEGO builds found in the U.S. and beyond. From a full-scale Star Wars X-Fighter to a ginormous dragon in a lake, these crazy creations are enough to inspire all kinds of architectural masterpieces.

Mount Rushmore

We’d like to think the founding fathers would be fully on board with this tribute. If you ever decide to take your LEGO touring to international levels, don’t miss out on the UK’s LEGOLAND Windsor, where an American monument gets the full building block treatment. It’s the largest model in the park, with a whopping 1.5 million LEGO bricks.

photo: Rob Young via flickr

Which of these would inspire your LEGO-crazy kids to start building a masterpiece of their own?

— Abigail Matsumoto