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Cody, Wyoming

Buffalo Bill Dam

At the time of its completion, it was the tallest dam in the world.
Afton, Wyoming

World's Largest Elkhorn Arch

This town is home to the world’s largest arch constructed entirely of elk antlers.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Sheepeater Cliff

Around half a million years ago, these magnificent columnar basalt cliffs were formed from cooling lava.
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
Alcova, Wyoming

Devil’s Gate (Wyoming)

A devilishly named gorge that was a sign of salvation for many pioneers.
Aladdin, Wyoming

Aladdin Coal Tipple

The crumbling structure is a rare surviving relic of the area's bygone mining industry.
Douglas, Wyoming

Former World's Largest Jackalope

This Wyoming town is clearly fascinated with the mythical creature it invented.
Jackson, Wyoming

National Museum of Wildlife Art

One of the largest collections of wildlife art in the United States, built into the side of a cliff in rural Wyoming.
Buford, Wyoming

Ames Brothers Pyramid

A monument to the egos of two railroad magnates that fell into decline along with their careers.
Casper, Wyoming

Independence Rock

A popular rock that acted as a waymarker for American pioneers.
Guernsey, Wyoming

Register Cliff

Long before guestbooks and hotels, frontier travelers signed their names on this rock face.
Moose, Wyoming

T. A. Moulton Barn

This rustic old building is said to be the most photographed barn in America.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lone Star Geyser

This Yellowstone geyser may not shoot as high as the nearby Old Faithful, but it erupts for considerably longer.
Afton, Wyoming

Intermittent Spring

A miraculous natural phenomenon known as "the spring that breathes."
Casper, Wyoming

Hell's Half Acre, Wyoming

Devilish landscape, once cinema home to giant alien bugs, now derelict roadside attraction.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the United States is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum

The titular fictional logger only inhabits this otherwise historically focussed museum via a piece of fiberglass kitsch.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Bronze Fonz

Statue dedicated to the star of an old television show.
Parkersburg, West Virginia

Blennerhassett Island

Visit a replica of the estate where Aaron Burr allegedly plotted a treasonous scheme against the United States.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands.