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Pineville, North Carolina

James K. Polk Historic Site

These cabins mark the site where our 11th president was born (probably).
Charlotte, North Carolina

Big Rock Nature Preserve

These strange large stones served as a campsite and lookout post for generations of Native Americans.
Rose Hill, North Carolina

Mother Vine Scuppernong Wine

This sweet Southern elixir comes from what may be the oldest grape vine in North America.
Mount Airy, North Carolina

Mount Airy

Andy Griffith's hometown has made itself up to look like the fictional town of Mayberry.
Maxton, North Carolina

Laurinburg-Maxton Aircraft Boneyard

This airfield is home to a number of retired vintage planes in various states of disrepair.
Mount Gilead, North Carolina

Town Creek Indian Mound

This ceremonial mound is one of the first officially recognized Native American historical sites in North Carolina.
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

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

Blue Ghost Fireflies

These eerie outliers of the lightning bug family glow a mysteriously blue color, for too long, and it's awesome.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
Hillsborough, North Carolina

Historic Occaneechee Speedway

One of the few surviving original NASCAR dirt-track speedways.
Durham, North Carolina

Durham's Hidden Dinosaur

Don't be surprised if you see a long-necked dinosaur peeking out from among the trees in Northgate Park.
Durham, North Carolina

V & E Simonetti Historic Tuba Collection

The humble horn finally finds a place in the sun.
Durham, North Carolina

The Can Opener

This too-low North Carolina railroad trestle is still a notorious big rig executioner.
Durham, North Carolina

Duke Lemur Center

This research center for rare prosimians is studying how they sleep to help prolong human life.