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Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

You thought Santa Claus didn't exist, but it turns out you were wrong.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
North Fort Myers, Florida

The Shell Factory

The largest retailer of seashells in the world also claims the largest collection of taxidermy in North America.
New York, New York

The Cross at Ground Zero

Pulled from the rubble of one of the worst modern tragedies, a steel crossbeam became a symbol of hope for New Yorkers.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

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

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Rugby, North Dakota

The Geographical Center of North America

A monument to the center of the North American continent may be off by a few miles.
Regent, North Dakota

Enchanted Highway Sculptures

One man's quest to save his town with a trail of record-breaking sculptures.
Tularosa, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
Boulder City, Nevada

Winged Figures of the Republic

A Norwegian-born sculptor created these soaring guardian angels at the entrance to Hoover Dam.
St. Joseph, Missouri

Jesse James Home Museum

The house where the famed outlaw was shot by a dirty coward is now a museum to the criminal's legacy.
Darwin, Minnesota

World's Largest Ball of Twine Rolled by One Man

17,400 lbs., 12 feet in diameter, and 29 years in the making.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Tower of History

Watch the ships come in on Michigan's 210 ft. high observation deck in Sault Ste. Marie.
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Manchac Swamp Bridge

The third longest water bridge in the world, constructed over a supposedly haunted swamp in Louisiana.
Wichita, Kansas

Keeper of the Plains

The grandson of a Kiowa chief created what has become the iconic symbol of a city on the Plains.
Cawker City, Kansas

World's Largest Ball of Twine

It's big, it's a ball, and it's made of twine--the world's largest of its kind.
Lebanon, Kansas

Geographic Center of the Contiguous United States

Small plaque marks the spot, but the true center is located about half a mile away on a private pig farm.
Dyersville, Iowa

Field of Dreams Movie Site

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