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Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
Rapid City, South Dakota

Cosmos Mystery Area

A place where the laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk... but of course haven't.
Groom Lake, Nevada

Area 51

In the middle of an extremely unforgiving and desolate high desert is the most secret military facility in the world.
Virginia City, Nevada

Comstock Cemeteries

These once-beautiful historic graveyards are set against the barren Virginia City hills.
Battle Mountain, Nevada

Armpit of America

Small Nevada town embraced its designation as the "Armpit of America" with an Old Spice-sponsored festival.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Territorial Prison

Walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chambers of Arizona Territory’s first prison.
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious replication of Stonehenge.
Enterprise, Alabama

Boll Weevil Monument

Monument to the cotton-destroying boll weevil.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.