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Nashville, Tennessee

Lane Motor Museum

Located inside a former bread factory, this museum explores a century of transportation history through innovations that were extraordinary or failures—sometimes both.
Clinton, Tennessee

Asa Jackson’s Perpetual Motion Machine

This improbable contraption was passed down through five generations of industrious Tennesseans.
Tallassee, Tennessee

Abrams Creek Underwater Bridge

Abandoned for 60 years, this submerged bridge was completely forgotten until the lake was drained.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Walnut Street Bridge

Once decrepit and slated for demolition, now one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
Monteagle, Tennessee

High Point Restaurant (RyeMabee Mansion)

This mansion turned restaurant was once a pitstop for Al Capone during his travels.
Brownsville, Tennessee

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

An oversized metal construction of Billy Tripp's moods going through life.
Pineville, Kentucky

Chained Rock

This boulder stays on its mountain thanks to a huge chain and on the map due to local legend.
Clayhole, Kentucky

Troublesome Creek

Origin of the blue-skinned Fugates of eastern Kentucky.
Frankfort, Kentucky

Grave of Daniel Boone

This grave marks the final resting place of a legendary frontiersman... unless it doesn't.
Louisville, Kentucky

Eastern Cemetery

This abandoned cemetery has a dark past of bodies buried over bodies.
Jackson, Tennessee

Casey Jones Village

This Tennessee museum is dedicated to a tragic railroad hero who inspired the famous ballad that bears his name.
Palmyra, Tennessee

E.T. Wickham Sculpture Trail

Crumbling Kennedys and a decaying Tecumseh are just some of the haunting remains of one man's cement art trail.
Kingston Springs, Tennessee

Montgomery Bell Tunnel

The first full-scale tunnel built in America is short but scenic.
Nashville, Tennessee

Hermitage Hotel Men's Bathroom

This award-winning men's bathroom was just too beautiful to not allow women to see.
Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Spaceship House

Live long and prosper in Tennessee.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Center for PostNatural History

Mutant vegetables, transgenic mosquitos, and atomic rodents span the walls of this one-of-a-kind museum.
Pelham, Tennessee

The Caverns

An ancient cave system in Tennessee’s Appalachian foothills converted to a 1,200-person music venue.
Memphis, Tennessee

Big Kids Sculptures

Alongside this Memphis trail are several sculptures that show trail-goers how to relax.
Trenton, Tennessee

Trenton Teapot Museum

The world's largest collection of porcelain "veilleuses-theiere," or night light teapots, includes four that belonged to Napoleon.
Manchester, Tennessee

Old Stone Fort

This limestone outcropping was once a ceremonial site for ancient Native Americans.
Erin, Tennessee

Rock Quarry Cave

Hiding behind a grocery store is a spectacular cavern carved as part of an old limestone quarry.
Petros, Tennessee

Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary

This former maximum-security prison is creepy, sobering, and supposedly haunted.
Lynchburg, Tennessee

Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

All you ever needed or wanted to know about America's favorite whiskey, but not a drop to drink.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Elkmont Historic District

An abandoned town is hidden in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.