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Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
East Hampton, New York

Green River Cemetery

This backwater graveyard in the Hamptons became a trendy burial spot and posthumous status symbol for famous artists.
Flanders, New York

Big Duck

A former poultry store that looks like a giant duck and is one of the "seven wonders" of Long Island.
East Hampton, New York

Gardiners Island

This private island is still in the family after a 400-year history including a witch hunt and a pirate.
Waterford, Connecticut

Seaside Sanatorium

Ruins of a historic medical facility sits eerily by the water.
Lynchburg, Tennessee

Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

All you ever needed or wanted to know about America's favorite whiskey, but not a drop to drink.
Scottsboro, Alabama

Unclaimed Baggage Center

One person's lost luggage is another person's treasure.
Bryson City, North Carolina

The Road to Nowhere

This road in the Great Smoky Mountains was supposed to assuage a displaced community, but ended up a $52 million dead end.
Bryson City, North Carolina

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee at 6,643 feet above sea level, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect.
South Pittsburg, Tennessee

Cast Iron Cookware Man

The pan man stands as a testament to the functionality of American cast iron cookware.
Tiger, Georgia

Goats On The Roof

Happiness is a goat on a roof.
Helen, Georgia

Nacoochee Mound

This lovely burial mound is actually a replica that was installed after archeologists excavated the original.
Alto, Georgia

The School Bus Graveyard

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

Brasstown Bald

Georgia's highest point was given its strange name thanks to a simple translation error.
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

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

Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
Atlanta, Georgia

Trader Vic's

Mai Tais and Navy Grog served up in one of the original tiki bars.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

This historic train station has been converted to a locomotive themed hotel.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ruby Falls

The mysterious wonder of an underground waterfall is illuminated by multicolored lights.
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

This funicular railway rumbles along for a mile up the nearly vertical face of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain.
Dawsonville, Georgia

Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory

The remains of one of America's first radiation testing grounds still rest ominously in a Georgia forest.
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
Chatsworth, Georgia

Fort Mountain 'Ancient Wall'

The mysterious 855-foot zigzagging stone wall has been baffling people for centuries.
Summerville, Georgia

Abandoned Luten Arch Bridge

Bypassed and forgotten, this double arch bridge is slowly being reclaimed by nature.