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Lindsborg, Kansas

The Höglund Dugout

This mid-19th-century dugout was once home to a Swedish family as they erected their homestead.
Adams, Tennessee

The Bell Witch Cave

Home of an evil witch famous within southern folklore.
Wolf Lake, Illinois

Snake Road

Twice a year, this road is closed off to allow for the migration of thousands of snakes, reptiles and amphibians between cliffs and a swamp.
Leasburg, Missouri

Canoehenge

Nestled in Onondaga State Park, over 100 canoes carefully stacked in a replica of the famous standing stones.
St. Louis, Missouri

Chuck Berry's House

The red brick house where the father of rock 'n' roll wrote some of his classic hits.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Girl in the Shadow Box

One man's unrequited love stands in a glass box forever.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Lemp Family Tomb

This mausoleum is the final resting place of one of St. Louis's richest and most tragic families.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Greeneville, Tennessee

Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church

A cannonball from Union forces battling John Hunt Morgan made this church a permanent home.
Ransom, Kansas

Cedar Bluff Reservoir

This 100-foot tall bluff located in the western plains of Kansas overlooks a massive reservoir.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Fort A Site

This former Union fort commands a fine view of downtown Cape Girardeau and the Mississippi River.
Creve Coeur, Missouri

Saint Louis Abbey

Famous church recognized for both its unique design and disciplined monks that live according to the Benedictine discipline.
St. Louis, Missouri

Turtle Playground

This is not your typical jungle gym.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Magic House

The Magic House provides a beautiful and creative environment for curious youngsters to get their knowledge on.
Mansfield, Missouri

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home & Museum

Where the author wrote her beloved "Little House" books.
Carthage, Missouri

Boots Court Motel

This historic motel standing at the "crossroads of America" offers a radio in every room and was saved by local protesters.
Columbia, Missouri

BoatHenge

Like Stonehenge, but with boats and oodles more charm.
Jefferson City, Missouri

Missouri State Penitentiary

The maximum security facility was once thought to have "the bloodiest 47 acres in America."
Joplin, Missouri

The Ozark Spooklight

A mysterious light of unknown origin on the backroads of Missouri.
Iron Township, Missouri

Elephant Rocks State Park

Giant granite rocks standing end-to-end like a train of circus elephants.
Sturgeon, Missouri

The Pinnacles

A geological oddity formed by two rivers carving out a mass of limestone on both sides.
Lesterville, Missouri

Johnson's Shut-Ins

Erosion and time have created a naturally-formed water park.
Jadwin, Missouri

Welch Spring Hospital Ruins

Once an ambitious nature spa these forest ruins now provide a serene monument to failure.
Columbia, Missouri

Devil's Icebox

Curious cave that stays a cool 56 degrees all year long.