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Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hanging Lake

Crystal clear lake with a shoreline of travertine located in a Colorado canyon.
Carrabelle, Florida

Crooked River Lighthouse

Tucked away in the forests of North Florida resides a 19th-century lighthouse.
Stuart, Florida

Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge

In a time before lifeguards, this house was a sanctuary for the shipwrecked.
Homestead, Florida

Fruit and Spice Park

Found: Garden of Eden in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

The highway's southernmost spot is a beloved local attraction.
Chokoloskee, Florida

Ted Smallwood Store

A time capsule of Floridian history fights to survive on the banks of Chokoloskee Bay.
Lake Placid, Florida

Lake Placid Murals

Many of the murals covering this sleepy Florida town hide some sort of intentional error.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Spongeorama Sponge Factory

This small museum gives visitors a chance to soak up the history of the "sponge capital of the world."
Ochopee, Florida

Ochopee Post Office

The smallest post office in the United States is no bigger than a broom closet.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key Biscayne, Florida

Cape Florida Lighthouse

Located within a historic park, the beacon is the oldest standing structure in Miami.
St. Augustine, Florida

Treasury Street

St. Augustine's record-setting narrow street was designed to protect against pirates.
Crawfordville, Florida

Wakulla Springs

One of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs, where mastodons once roamed.
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

The third tallest lighthouse in America once guided author Stephen Crane to safety.
Sarasota, Florida

Medieval Art Exhibit at the Ringling Museum

The collection of 80+ pieces created between the years 1100 and 1500 is intended to be seen, heard, smelled, touched, and tasted.
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment.
Miami, Florida

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Former villa and estate of James Deering developed to preserve native tropical forests.
Ochopee, Florida

Skunk Ape Research Headquarters

In the depths of the Florida Everglades, one man has dedicated his life to studying the elusive Skunk Ape.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Captiva, Florida

The Bubble Room

This kitsch eatery is chock-a-block with bric-a-brac.
Key West, Florida

Captain Tony's Saloon

Florida's oldest bar was once a morgue, complete with a hanging tree and gravestones.
Waldo, Florida

Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

North Central Florida's largest flea market and a weekend roadtripper's dream.