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London, England

Leg o' Mutton Reservoir and Park

This unusually-named reservoir found a second life as a nature preserve.
London, England

Pudding Lane

The Great Fire of London and the regulation of one-way streets both started in this alley.
London, England

The Ghost of a Flea

William Blake claimed to have painted this gothic masterpiece after encountering this nightmarish being in a vision.
London, England

The Champion

This 19th-century pub features stained-glass windows celebrating Victorian-era "champions."
London, England

Museum of Brands

Collection dedicated to brands, packaging and advertising.
Waxahachie, Texas

Webb Gallery

It specializes in outsider art and artifacts of secret societies.
San Antonio, Texas

Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texas history.
Glen Rose, Texas

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Tracks near this Texas nature site were once thought to support the Creationist belief that man and dino coexisted.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Bluff City, Tennessee

Backyard Terror's Dinosaur Park

A delightful park featuring homemade scale replicas of dinosaurs, tucked away in the Tennessee mountains.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis's own personal tropical hideaway.
Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge

Once the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this iron railroad bridge was decimated by a tornado.
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo's City of the Dead

In Egypt's expanding metro area, many of the neighbors are dead.
Dandarah, Egypt

Hathor Temple

One of the most well-preserved temples of ancient Egypt.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Fargo, North Dakota

'Fargo Mario Wall'

In an alley behind a Fargo bar, you can roleplay as Mario while interacting with a popular street mural.
Garden City, New York

Pan Am Museum

This museum-within-a-museum pays tribute to "The World's Most Experienced Airline."
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint lives on in this church—after a brief hiatus when it was stolen.
Kearny, New Jersey

'Annie' Bridge

The drawbridge used in the filming of the movie 'Annie' has been in the open position as it was in the movie for decades.
Virginia City, Nevada

Piper's Opera House

Back in the day everyone who was anyone played this historic western theater.
Blue Earth, Minnesota

Jolly Green Giant Statue

This massive roadside mascot was the first version of the giant to illustrate his butt.
International Falls, Minnesota

Smokey Bear Park

Home to a 26-foot-tall statue of an American icon.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Fireplace of States

This ambitious attraction was the brain child of a lake resort impresario, and built by the WPA.
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Judy Garland Museum

Home to a vast collection of The Wizard of Oz memorabilia and the site of an infamous theft.