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Jacksonville, Florida

Boneyard Beach

This hauntingly beautiful stretch of Florida coastline is covered in sun-bleached trees.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Club

If all members were present at the table, a sixth of the world's wealth would be under the same roof.
St. Marys, Georgia

Dungeness Ruins

Ruins of a Carnegie family mansion on Cumberland Island.
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Fort Clinch

Used as a military post in three different engagements, this fort has remained incomplete and unfired upon for nearly 200 years.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors.
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida.
Lake Wales, Florida

Spook Hill

A haunted hill that supposedly defied gravity.
New Port Richey, Florida

Hacienda Hotel

Built in 1927, this pink stucco hotel once hosted stars of Hollywood’s silent movie era. Now it's being brought back to life.
Sponsored by Florida’s Sports Coast
Dunedin, Florida

Mosaic House of Dunedin

In this Florida couple's cottage, nearly every surface—inside and out—is covered in mosaic artwork.
Safety Harbor, Florida

Whimzeyland

This home is decked out like a psychedelic explosion of colors and bowling balls.
Qesm Hurghada, Egypt

Desert Breath

A massive work of modern art that appears to be a crop circle in the middle of the desert.
Dandarah, Egypt

Dendera Light

Ancient Egyptian relief, claimed to depict an electrical light.
Dandarah, Egypt

Hathor Temple

One of the most well-preserved temples of ancient Egypt.
Luxor, Egypt

Hatshepsut's Myrrh Tree

This unassuming tree stump reportedly traces its roots to the famous pharaoh queen's reign.
Luxor, Egypt

Colossi of Memnon

These Egyptian statues have survived for 3,400 years and were an acoustic wonder of the ancient world.
Nagoa Ash Shatb, Egypt

Temple of Kom Ombo

One of its engravings is believed to be among the first representations of medical and surgical instruments.
Abu AR Rish Qebli, Egypt

Tombs of the Nobles

A network of ancient Egyptian tombs built into the cliff face along the Nile.
Nubia, Egypt

The Temple of Abu Simbel

Ozymandias’ time-keeping temple.
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
Dallas, Texas

'Eye' Sculpture

This downtown Dallas art installation is always on the lookout.
Dallas, Texas

Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

A symbol of Texas pride.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Last Shell Oil Clamshell Station

This bright yellow relic is the final survivor of a short burst of seashell-shaped petrol pumps.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Old Salem Coffee Pot

This roadside attraction has been serving out its fair share of hearty folklore and chaos since 1858.
Asheville, North Carolina

The Grove Park Inn

The U.S. Supreme Court's secret Cold War relocation facility in the mountains of North Carolina.