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Athens, Georgia

The Athens Double Barreled Cannon

After just one epic test blast, this literal loose cannon proved too explosive for combat.
Alto, Georgia

The School Bus Graveyard

Where school buses go to die and be reborn as whimsical works of art.
Rockmart, Georgia

Braswell Mountain Rail Tunnel

An abandoned railroad tunnel forgotten by time awaits inquisitive hikers.
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
Cartersville, Georgia

The Cartersville Abandoned Plane

This mysterious twin turboprop Grumman G-159 covered in graffiti has spent a decade and a half abandoned.
Atlanta, Georgia

Grave of Fiddlin' John Carson

The first singer to cut a country music record is buried in a small graveyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
Atlanta, Georgia

Mount Olive Cemetery

This small cemetery is all that remains of Atlanta's first Black communities.
Cartersville, Georgia

Etowah Indian Mounds

These ancient ritual mounds are our best window into the culture of the ancient Mississippians.
Alpharetta, Georgia

The Dwarf Castle

A man's home is his castle.
Olney, Illinois

Albino Squirrels of Olney, Illinois

The mysterious white squirrels of this Illinois city are treated like sacred cows.
Effingham, Illinois

America's Largest Cross

Known as the "Cross At The Crossroads," this massive metal cross is just short enough to avoid the FAA.
Arcola, Illinois

Rockome Gardens - An Amish Themepark

You were once able to challenge a chicken to tic-tac-toe at this park, which is now converted into the Aikman Wildlife Adventure.
Casey, Illinois

World Records of Casey, Illinois

The world's largest collection of the world's largest objects is in one small Illinois town.
Mattoon, Illinois

Illinois’ Original Burger King

The multinational Burger King chain is banned from operating within 20 miles of a family restaurant filed under the same name.
Ashmore, Illinois

St. Omer Cemetery Witch Grave

This grave in a ghost town cemetery marks the death of a witch on a day that never happened.
Lerna, Illinois

World's Fastest Pop Machine

The 40-year-old machine serves soda quicker than you can catch it for a mere 75 cents a pop.
Ashmore, Illinois

World's Tallest Lincoln Statue

This abandoned Abraham Lincoln statue has also earned the honorary of "World's Ugliest."
Palm Springs, California

Lee R. Baxandall Bridge

The so-called "Bridge of Thighs" in Palm Springs allows nudists to discreetly cross the road.
Joshua Tree, California

'Krblin Jihn Kabin'

While exploring the desert, you can stop by the home of a fictional heretic from a parallel universe.
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Niland, California

East Jesus

An off-grid art installation that encourages its visitors to imagine a world without waste.
Twentynine Palms, California

The Love Signs of Twentynine Palms

In California, colorful roadside signs remind us all that love transcends borders.