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Bartlett, Nebraska

Mignery Sculpture Garden

This town of 100 people has approximately one bronze sculpture for every two residents.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Omaha, Nebraska

The Museum of Shadows

Haunted dolls, macabre artifacts, and more make up the collection of the “most haunted museum in the world.”
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Ashland, Nebraska

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

Once a slice of Cold War-era military history, this museum is finding its future in the star.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Scotia, Nebraska

Happy Jack Chalk Mine

After sitting abandoned for decades, this historic mine is now the only publicly accessible chalk room and pillar mine in North America.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Valentine, Nebraska

Merritt Reservoir

In addition to fishing and camping, this spot in Nebraska’s Sandhills is one of the world’s darkest places.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Potter, Nebraska

The Potter Sundry

This old-school soda shop is the home of the Tin Roof Sundae, a concoction dripping in chocolate, marshmallow, and peanuts.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Big Bend National Park, Texas

Balanced Rock

This gravity-defying rock formation is one of Big Bend’s natural wonders.
Sponsored by Travel Texas
Jessieville, Arkansas

Coleman Mine

Crystal hunters can dig for their own stones at this DIY mine in Arkansas’ quartz belt.
Sponsored by Arkansas Tourism
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Gangster Museum of America

Mobsters came for a soak in the hot springs, and stayed for the illegal gambling and bootlegging.
Sponsored by Arkansas Tourism
Little Rock, Arkansas

Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden

Art blooms at this unique outdoor gallery along the banks of the Arkansas River.
Sponsored by Arkansas Tourism
Kingston, Arkansas

Hawksbill Crag

This impressive ledge seems to float above the Upper Buffalo Wilderness.
Sponsored by Arkansas Tourism
Ayden, North Carolina

Skylight Inn BBQ

This family-run joint has been going whole hog for nearly 100 years.
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
Lumberton, North Carolina

Lumberton River Walk

Saunter along the banks of one of North Carolina’s wildest rivers
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina

Black Wall Street Durham

Borne from segregation and exclusion, Durham’s Black Wall Street is now a living reminder of the city’s past
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
Creswell, North Carolina

Dugout Canoes at Lake Phelps of Pettigrew State Park

This lake—the second largest in the state— was hiding historic treasures beneath its surface.
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
Marshall, North Carolina

Marshall High Studios

This historic high school was saved from demolition to become an island home for Marshall’s creative community.
Sponsored by Visit North Carolina
Uvita, Costa Rica

Punta Uvita Tombolo

Along a coast that sees the annual migration of humpback whales, a geological formation that takes the shape of a whale’s tail.
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Fat Harold’s Beach Club

This historic home of the shag is keeping a Southern dance tradition going strong.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Gay Dolphin

This maze-like, oceanfront gift shop—the nation’s largest— has been serving kitsch to the Myrtle Beach community for over 80 years.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Wheels of Yesteryear

From the 1940 Ford Coupe that started it all 50 years ago, this collection of over 150 classic vehicles celebrates the spirit and history of American car craft.
Hastings, Nebraska

Bigfoot Crossroads of America

This museum started by a curious collector is now a place for believers and skeptics alike.
Gibbon, Nebraska

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary

For one month, the fields and skies of Gibbon, Nebraska, come alive with one of the largest gatherings of sandhill cranes in North America.
Ogallala, Nebraska

Crystal Palace Cowboy Revue

Nebraska’s longest-running summer theater is a musical tribute to cowboy culture.
Kakadu, Australia

Ubirr Rock Art

Kakadu National Park is known for its stunning beauty and its rock art, which represents the longest historical records of any continuous civilization on Earth.