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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

The Pennsic War at Coopers Lake

A campground becomes a population 15,000 medieval town for two weeks every year
41.0640, -80.0564
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
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain
33.5142, -111.9738
The old general store
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite ghost town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush era ghost town
36.9037, -116.8282
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

Opened in 1772, the oldest continuously running bar in the United States
29.9606, -90.0639
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

Second largest cave chamber in the world, discovered in 1898 by a sixteen year old and his friend known as "pothead"
32.1753, -104.4438
Weeki Wachee 60th Anniversary, 2007.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors
28.5167, -82.5739
San Bernardino, California

Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Healing Center

Former utopian healing center, created by a huckster and built by derelicts
35.1431, -116.1042
Madera, California

Devil's Postpile National Monument

Towering basalt columns, a creation of fire and ice
37.6531, -119.0738
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside
50.8137, -2.4746
Longleat Maze and a viewing bridge
United Kingdom

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world
51.1878, -2.2776
Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji Daibutsuden: The Great Buddha Hall

The former world's largest wooden building containing a giant Buddha, healing pillars, and tame deer which wander the grounds
34.6851, 135.8050
Enterprise, Alabama

Boll Weevil Monument

Monument to the cotton-destroying boll weevil
31.3144, -85.8539
The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic
Boscastle, England

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

The world's largest collection of witchcraft regalia
50.6890, -4.6920
watch stopped at 8:15 by the blast
Naka Ward, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome
34.3920, 132.4519
Glastonbury High Street. (dichohecho/Flickr)
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult
51.1508, -2.7263
Mauseturm Tower
Bingen, Germany

Mauseturm Tower

Legendary site where an evil bishop was devoured by rodents
49.9690, 7.8957
Frostproof, Florida

Dominion of British West Florida

Are the Gulf States actually part of the British Commonwealth?
27.6648, -81.5158
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Fushimi Ward, Japan

Fushimi Inari Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine
34.9672, 135.7733
Ukyo Ward, Japan

Tenryu-Ji Shrine's Bamboo trail

A beautiful bamboo trail tucked in this famous Japanese Shrine
35.0500, 135.6670
The sign welcoming visitors to the Red Rock National Conservation Area.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky
36.1357, -115.4279
The proud legacy of Don Juan Ponce de Leon
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth
29.9068, -81.3149
Blountstown, Florida

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement

Working compound meant to allow visitors to reclaim the values and traditions of the past
30.4516, -85.0695