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Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden

Self-built house and sculpture park where the creator can still be seen in a glass coffin
39.0580, -98.5350
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident
33.3936, -104.5228
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious replication of Stonehenge
42.1386, -102.8591
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world
43.7146, -98.0254
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts
31.7120, -110.0652
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously
35.1396, -90.0520
Rapid City, South Dakota

Cosmos Mystery Area

A place where the laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk... but of course haven't
43.9232, -103.4204
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over
43.8368, -103.6244
No Trespassing. Ever.
Groom Lake, Nevada

Area 51

In the middle of an extremely unforgiving and desolate high desert is the most secret military facility in the world
37.2767, -115.7989
Marie Laveau's tomb in 2005
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess
29.9590, -90.0712
Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it
32.8364, -106.0558
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat
44.4750, -110.8436
Spruce Tree House - March 2010
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas
37.1838, -108.4887
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Doc Holliday's Grave

Even in death, he's still your huckleberry.
39.5413, -107.3218
Marble footstep on the Ponte dei Pugni
Venice, Italy

Bridge of Fists - Ponte dei Pugni

100 year tradition of fist fights, marked by marble footsteps
45.4331, 12.3244
New Salem, North Dakota

Salem Sue

World's largest Holstein cow.
46.8450, -101.4113
Pont de la Concorde
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison
48.8634, 2.3196
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
45.4347, 12.3389
Petrified Wood
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona
34.8158, -109.8649
City's sign lists local sights but not the infamous camp. (spinkk/Atlas Obscura)
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps
48.2594, 11.4343
A close-up of the plaque on the historical marker with a plush duck. (Wikimedia Commons)
Lebanon, Kansas

Geographic Center of the Contiguous United States

Small plaque marks the spot, but the true center is located about a mile away on a private pig farm
39.8282, -98.5696
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park
44.4605, -110.8281
An original sign
Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Cemetery

A segregated cemetery in the ghost town of Tombstone, Arizona provides a window into the Wild West
31.7199, -110.0702
The long view of Cooper's Row
Greater London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall
51.5108, -0.0766