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Moundsville, West Virginia

New Vrindaban Palace of Gold

Despite its lavish ornamentation, and wholesome lifestyle of its devotees, this mountain commune has faced its share of issues.
Spencer, West Virginia

Curious Rock

A table rock formation that has been intriguing West Virginians for years.
Erwin, Tennessee

Lost Cove Settlement

Railroad came. People came. Railroad left. Town died.
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel and restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
Cambria, California

Nitt Witt Ridge

A house built from trash known as the poor man's Hearst Castle.
Columbia, Missouri

Devil's Icebox

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

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love.
Britt, Iowa

The Hobo Museum

An old town theater converted by modern hoboes into a celebration of the hobo legacy.
West Bend, Iowa

Father Paul Dobberstein's Grotto of the Redemption

A four story, football field-sized, nine-grotto creation made of shells, minerals, and rare stones.
La Grande, Oregon

Hot Lake Hotel

A haunted hot springs hotel that went from healing retreat to insane asylum before it was abandoned.
Marshall, California

The Marconi Hotel

Built by the inventor of the radio, this abandoned hotel has housed early radio employees, military men, and a dangerous cult.
Southport, North Carolina

Frying Pan Tower

This abandoned lighthouse looks like a rusting oil rig but is actually an adventurous bed and breakfast.
Cody, Wyoming

Smith Mansion

One man's ambition created this psychedelic log home.
Yachats, Oregon

Thor's Well

On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea.
Franklin, New Jersey

The Gingerbread Castle

A faded fairytale fortress is rotting away in a small New Jersey township.