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Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto

A miniature city built by a single hunchbacked monk.
Burnsville, North Carolina

Mount Mitchell

The highest point in North Carolina and the United States east of the Mississippi River, Mount Mitchell is named after argumentative explorer Elisha Mitchell.
Williamsburg, Kentucky

Cumberland Falls State Park

Moonbows over Kentucky.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pathfinder and the MPTA-ET

It may look like no more than a full-scale model, but every part of this full Space Shuttle stack had a working role in aviation history.
Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

A propulsion engine testbed that paved the way for the Space Shuttle launch sits without recognition at this rocket center.
Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Poinsett Bridge

The oldest bridge in South Carolina may have been designed by the same man who created the Washington Monument.
Huntsville, Alabama

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment

Once a bustling cotton factory, this early 20th-century building is now home to a thriving artspace.
Senoia, Georgia

Barbie Beach

This ever-changing arrangement of naked dolls even caught the attention of "The Walking Dead" crew.
Asheville, North Carolina

Flat Iron Sculpture

This giant iron playfully pays tribute to an early 20th-century architectural trend.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
Asheville, North Carolina

Haywood Street Fresco

This ancient art form was used to capture the lives and struggles of the Haywood Street ministry.
Asheville, North Carolina

Silver River Center for Chair Caning

This Asheville chair museum wants to revive a dying art.
Easley, South Carolina

Tiny Town of Easley

A rapidly disappearing authentic bit of the old south.
Middlesboro, Kentucky

Tri-State Peak

Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia meet at this point in the Cumberland Gap.
Hot Springs, North Carolina

Paint Rock

North Carolina's finest examples of Native American pictographs have survived for 5,000 years.
Athens, Georgia

The Athens Double Barreled Cannon

After just one epic test blast, this literal loose cannon proved too explosive for combat.
Conyers, Georgia

Cow Tower

A herd of plastic cows hangs out under this transmission tower in rural Georgia.
Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard White Squirrels

This Transylvania County city is home to a rare white squirrel population that is descended from an escaped carnival animal.
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

Who needs fancy modern water slides when this giant North Carolina rock works just as well?
Brevard, North Carolina

Looking Glass Rock

This granite rock face is named for the magnificent reflection that occurs when the sun hits it just right.
Hapeville, Georgia

Hapeville Worry Rock

This hidden stone has absorbed decades of human anxiety.
Decatur, Georgia

Ferns of the World

This collection of ferns from across the globe is the largest assortment in the United States.
Atlanta, Georgia

Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium

A local dive where religious kitsch, Southern identity, and queer culture collide.
Atlanta, Georgia

Lake Claire Community Land Trust

A hidden oasis just two minutes from downtown Atlanta.