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Weston, Missouri

TerraVox Winery

A vineyard devoted entirely to an unexplored flavor frontier.
Kansas City, Missouri

Wheatley-Provident Hospital

The crumbling remains of the first Black-owned and operated hospital in Kansas City.
Weston, Missouri

O'Malley's Pub

The oldest bar in Missouri is hidden within a limestone brewery cellar more than 50 feet underground.
Springfield, Missouri

World's Largest Fork

A 35-foot-tall fork stuck in the ground outside an office building in Missouri.
Mount Ida, Arkansas

Avant Mining at Fisher Mountain

You can dig up your own crystals in the quartz capital of the world.
Magnet Cove, Arkansas

Falls Branch Creek Falls

Home to a seasonal waterfall and swimming hole in the Ouachita Mountains.
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Grave of a Man and his Horse Killed by a Train

Together they left this world, and together they shall remain for all eternity.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

This quirky Arkansas wax museum does not shy away from the macabre and the grotesque.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Tiny Town

Everything in this miniature world was handmade from matches, paperclips, wires, tin cans, and other everyday objects.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Mauney House and Mine

The remains of the first public diamond mine in Arkansas.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Earle, Arkansas

Northern Ohio School

A restored schoolhouse was once a vital part of the Black mill workers community in Arkansas.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

The Old Mill

The Old Mill shown in the opening credits of “Gone With the Wind” is actually fairly new, and was never a mill at all.
Pocahontas, Arkansas

Pocahontas 'Meteorite'

Despite what scientists think, the town still says this is an extraterrestrial rock.
Van Buren, Missouri

Big Spring

Often referred to as the largest spring in America.
Lesterville, Missouri

Johnson's Shut-Ins

Erosion and time have created a naturally-formed water park.
Ironton, Missouri

Taum Sauk Mountain

In the St. Francois Mountains in the Ozarks at 1,772 feet above sea level, Taum Sauk Mountain is the highest (and possibly oldest) peak in Missouri.
Iron Township, Missouri

Elephant Rocks State Park

Giant granite rocks standing end-to-end like a train of circus elephants.
St. Louis, Missouri

World's Largest Amoco Sign

This titanic oil company sign is a reminder of the Americana boom of the 1970s and also its commoditization.
St. Louis, Missouri

1904 World's Fair Flight Cage

What was meant to be a temporary exhibit is now a permanent fixture at the St. Louis Zoo filled with beautiful birds.
St. Louis, Missouri

Turtle Playground

This is not your typical jungle gym.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Gangster Museum of America

Mobsters came for a soak in the hot springs, and stayed for the illegal gambling and bootlegging.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Thermal Spring Cascades

Two gushing waterfalls of hot spring water within a block of each other.
New Florence, Missouri

Wood Hat Spirits

Come for the heirloom-corn whiskey, stay for the wood hats.