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Sliding Rock
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

Who needs fancy modern water slides when this giant North Carolina rock works just as well?
35.3115, -82.7876
Brevard White Squirrels
Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard White Squirrels

This Transylvania County city is home to a rare white squirrel population that is descended from an escaped carnival animal.
35.2334, -82.7343
Nuttallburg
Fayetteville, West Virginia

Nuttallburg

Hikers can still stroll beneath the long conveyer of this abandoned mining facility hidden in a West Virginia river gorge.
38.0539, -81.0415
Charlotte, North Carolina

Musical Parking Garage

This nine-story building can be played like an instrument.
35.2278, -80.8378
Lake Norman
Troutman, USA

Lake Norman

A Nessie-like monster supposedly lurks in this lake.
35.6725, -80.9326
The Old Salem Coffee Pot
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Old Salem Coffee Pot

This roadside attraction has been serving out its fair share of hearty folklore and chaos since 1858.
36.0908, -80.2428
The restored giant bureau in High Point.
High Point, North Carolina

High Point Chest of Drawers

A six-foot pair of socks hangs from a drawer of the world's largest bureau.
35.9636, -80.0082
Raeford, North Carolina

Paraclete XP Skyventure

The world's largest vertical windtunnel.
35.0324, -79.1074
Make your own escape through the historic lobby
Tucson, Arizona

Hotel Congress

Sleep where gangsters fell amidst smoke and flame, with nary a bullethole to show for the legendary struggle.
32.2223, -110.9666
Wupatki National Monument
Flagstaff, Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

This historic national park is covered in the stunning ruins of red rock pueblos.
35.5234, -111.3688
A view of the Biosphere's million-gallon "ocean"
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
32.5798, -110.8507
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.
31.7120, -110.0652
Stairs, tilework
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
31.4428, -109.9207
Bisbee, Arizona

Erie Street, Historic Lowell

A living snapshot of a different America from another time.
31.4307, -109.8946
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
Official flag of the Glacier Republic
Natales, Chile

Glacier Republic

An unrecognized micronation declared by Greenpeace to protect the glaciers of Chile.
-49.8761, -73.7672
William Randolph Hearst's private castle.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
35.6501, -121.1866
The neon sign as it was represented on Seinfeld.
New York, New York

Tom's Restaurant

The "Seinfeld" diner.
40.8055, -73.9652
Dresden, Germany

Kunsthofpassage Singing Drain Pipes

When the rain falls, this drain system turns into a musical instrument.
51.0684, 13.7546
Dresden Frauenkirche
Dresden, Germany

Dresden Frauenkirche

This Dresden church was purposely rebuilt Protestant after being demolished in World War II.
51.0515, 13.7405
The world's most expensive playset.
Dresden, Germany

Green Vault

The largest treasure hoard in Europe is contained in a castle that was bombed out during World War II.
51.0519, 13.7360
The lavish interior of Pfunds Molkerei.
Dresden, Germany

Pfunds Molkerei

In addition to fine dairy products, the world's most beautiful milk shop also offers a feast for the eyes.
51.0638, 13.7596
Amidst spring colors
Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen Funicular

A favorite with sightseers, this Norwegian funicular provides easy access to a stunning view of Bergen and its environs.
60.3964, 5.3286
Oslo opera house, front.
Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House

The design of this beautifully crafted building was inspired by Norwegian glaciers.
59.9081, 10.7512