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Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Manchac Swamp Bridge

The second longest water bridge in the world, constructed over a supposedly haunted swamp in Louisiana.
Gainesville, Florida

The Devil's Millhopper

This giant Florida sinkhole cum national landmark hides a rainforest-like micro-environment.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
Walnut Grove, Minnesota

Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and Pageant

Elaborate drama imparts an appreciation for 19th century hardships.
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
Oakley, Kansas

Monument Rocks

One of the Eight Wonders of Kansas and the first official National Natural Monument these stark formations look like nature's Stonehenge.
Brookville, Kansas

Mushroom Rock State Park

Curious rock formations in a tiny Kansas state park.
Boys Town, Nebraska

World's Largest Ball of Stamps

An idle pastime becomes a record holder in Boys Town, Nebraska.
Dyersville, Iowa

Field of Dreams Movie Site

Outside of Dyersville, Iowa, a pop-culture attraction.
Bishop, California

Laws Railroad Museum

The echoes of a railroad town that solemnly mark the end of the line.
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.
Goldfield, Nevada

International Car Forest of the Last Church

Graffiti, cars, and religion combine to create this jungle of scrap in the Nevada desert.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.
Hot Springs, South Dakota

Mammoth Site

This prehistoric sinkhole lured exclusively male mammoths to their death, much to the delight of science.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Shawnee, Wyoming

Lost Springs

Population: 1.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Kane, Utah

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

This rugged area of red rocks and arches is often considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Monticello, Utah

Church Rock

Oddly shaped rock formation, misassociated with a nearby utopian community.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."