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Bryson City, North Carolina

The Lost Town of Proctor

The scant remains of this flooded historic village can be explored in one of the most remote areas of the Great Smokies.
Kutztown, Pennsylvania

'Untitled (Figure Balancing on Dog)'

A park in a small Pennsylvania town is home to an original sculpture by one of its native sons, legendary artist and activist Keith Haring.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.
Yorkshire, England

Bolton Strid

This lovely little burbling creek is actually a deadly waterway that has dragged down everyone who ever set foot in it.
Sacramento, California

Vic's Ice Cream Parlor

At this 1940s-era neighborhood favorite, you can still drink a cherry phosphate.
Pacifica, California

Linda Mar Taco Bell

The most beautiful Taco Bell in the world even has surfboard parking.
Holiday, Florida

National Comedy Hall of Fame & Museum

This massive vault of comedic history is no joke.
Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga Jack-Knife Bridge #464

An abandoned, rusty old relic of railroad history stands at attention over the Cuyahoga River.
Avalon, California

Catalina Country Club

An unexpected connection to Chicago awaits visitors on an island just off the California coast.
Key West, Florida

The Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House

A historic landmark and museum filled with curious objects representing the history of Key West.
Warwick, Rhode Island

Danger Bridge

Despite the name, this narrow bridge isn't very dangerous at all.
Columbus, Ohio

'As We Are'

Known locally as "the giant head," this 14-foot LED sculpture has a photo booth in the neck where you can have a 3D picture taken and displayed.
Melbourne Beach, Florida

Juan Ponce de León Landing Park

This small beachside park commemorates the possibilities of discovery.
Austin, Texas

Longview Cemetery

A tiny graveyard with a mysterious past.
Omaha, Nebraska

Joslyn Castle

This once rural mansion now sits in the heart of the city.
Ojai, California

Matilija Dam

The disdain for this dysfunctional dam is reflected in a giant pair of scissors painted on the concrete face.
New York, New York

Times Square Station Fake Tiles

Fake subway tiles were installed to cover a design that resembled the Confederate flag—it's unclear if the resemblance was intentional.
Austin, Nevada

Nevada State Route 722

US-50 in Nevada is known as "the Loneliest Road in America," but this earlier iteration of the route is even lonelier.
Charleston, South Carolina

Giant's Causeway Pillar

A stack of stones steeped in Irish folklore, much like the hero they're connected to, hide in plain sight.
Fort Dodge, Iowa

The "Real" Cardiff Giant

Hidden in the grounds of the Fort Dodge Museum is a "real" and terrifying petrified giant.
Brooklyn, New York

The Leaning Brownstone

This unusual apartment building may be Brooklyn's own version of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Palm Beach, Florida

Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea

The oldest house of worship in Palm Beach has a wonderful tropical garden.
Bermuda

Somerset Bridge

The world's smallest drawbridge.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.