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Stratton, Colorado

419.99 Mile Marker

When zealous marijuana enthusiasts kept stealing the "Mile 420" highway marker, the State of Colorado got creative.
Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Wamego, Kansas

Oz Museum

A wonderful collection of all things Oz is nestled in the heart of Kansas.
Manhattan, Kansas

Konza Prairie

A diverse, expansive nature preserve in northeastern Kansas.
Chester, Illinois

Popeye Character Trail

The hometown of Popeye's creator is littered with a growing collection of granite cartoon characters.
Chester, Illinois

Liberty Bell of the West

Now nearly abandoned, Kaskaskia was once the capital of Illinois and one of the most important towns on the upper Mississippi.
Leiden, Netherlands

Bakkerssteeg Street Sign

This century-old street sign is a forgotten remnant of the old city.
Harderwijk, Netherlands

Aqueduct Veluwemeer

While most bridges allow roads to pass over water, this one allows water to pass over a road.
Oud-Zuilen, Netherlands

Planetarium Zuylenburg

This functional solar system model was inspired by the famous Eisinga Planetarium.
Breezanddijk, Netherlands

Afsluitdijk

The 20-mile causeway that separates the Netherlands from the sea.
Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

Maeslantkering

This enormous storm barrier is one of the largest moving structures on Earth, with each arm taller than the Washington Monument.
Stavoren, Netherlands

Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren

A Netherlands hotel where you can sleep inside a wine barrel.
Valkenburg, Netherlands

Museum Romeinse Katakomben (Roman Catacombs Museum)

Visit the ancient, mysterious Roman catacombs... in the Netherlands.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Kleine Trippenhuis

One of Amsterdam's narrowest houses is located right across the canal from its widest.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Rapid City, South Dakota

Firehouse Brewing Co.

South Dakota's oldest operating brewery is housed inside a historic firehouse.
Bellvue, Colorado

B-17 Bomber Crash Site

The wreckage of a World War II bomber is hidden high in the Colorado wilderness.
Wallace, Idaho

North Idaho Trading Company

This oddity shop contains everything from antique tools to a human skeleton.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Elvis Statue

An ode to one of the first concerts broadcast via satellite.
Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

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

Tupperware Confidence Center

A museum preserving one company’s history of preserving food.