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Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

The world's longest known cave system.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Ansted, West Virginia

Mystery Hole

The "mysteries" of this quintessential roadside oddity were almost destroyed by neglect but were saved by fans of kitschy wonder.
Gauley Bridge, West Virginia

Cathedral Falls

The tallest waterfall in West Virginia.
Cass, West Virginia

Cass Scenic Railroad

Take a steam-powered ride straight out of the past on this Appalachian rail line.
Dunmore, West Virginia

Thorny Mountain Fire Tower

This lookout tower built in the 1930s is now an in-demand cabin with what might be the best view of the Seneca State Forest.
Hillsboro, West Virginia

Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

The first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in literature came from the foothills of Appalachia.
Alderson, West Virginia

Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion

The lasting remains of a historic spa.
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Lost World Caverns

Home of a 28-foot tall stalagmite known as the War Club.
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Greenbrier County Courthouse

Step into the courtroom to learn details of the only case in history where ghostly testimony led to a murderer's conviction.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Native Americans surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
Lexington, Virginia

The Coffee Pot

The oddly shaped, steam-spewing building is now an art studio and gallery.
Covington, Virginia

Humpback Bridge

The oldest arched-covered bridge in Virginia has truly withstood the test of time.
St. Helena Island, South Carolina

St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins

The remains of a chapel created for convenience.
Beaufort, South Carolina

Haint Blue Porch Ceilings

The Lowcountry color with the power to stop evil from entering a home.
Savannah, Georgia

The Marshall House

An early-19th-century hotel with a past that is steeped in the Civil War.
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

A statue honoring 44 continuous years of greeting passing ships.
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
Charleston, South Carolina

Rainbow Row

Thirteen pastel palaces in downtown Charleston add a gorgeous splash of color to the city.
Poplar Branch, North Carolina

Grave Digger's Dungeon

The Cadillac Ranch for monster truck aficionados.
Manteo, North Carolina

William B. Umstead Bridge

So many migrating birds roost on the bridge, it has a special summer speed limit.
Manteo, North Carolina

Freedmen's Colony of Roanoke Island

The lesser-known lost colony of Roanoke was a safe haven for formerly enslaved people during the Civil War.
Manteo, North Carolina

The Mother Vine

Perhaps the oldest vine in North America, this sprawling plant helps make a sweet wine.