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Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

The birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Glen Ellen, California

The Wolf House - Jack London State Park

The haunting ruins of Jack London's dream house.
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

La Equis (The X)

A giant "X" symbolizes the blood spilled from the brutal Juarez drug wars.
Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Graveyard

A wild west cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona, provides a window into the Old West.
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Chokoloskee, Florida

Ted Smallwood Store

A time capsule of Floridian history fights to survive on the banks of Chokoloskee Bay.
Sarasota, Florida

Pinecraft

This Florida resort community is where the Amish come to have fun in the sun.
Gainesville, Florida

Historic Haile Homestead

Over 12,500 words are scrawled across each room of this historic plantation house and no one knows why.
Gainesville, Florida

The Devil's Millhopper

This Florida sinkhole hides a rainforest-like micro-environment in its depths.
Waldo, Florida

Waldo Farmer's and Flea Market

North Central Florida's largest flea market and a weekend roadtripper's dream.
St. Augustine, Florida

Old Spanish Trail Zero Milestone

In this case, 'zero' marks the spot where the iconic Old Spanish Trail ends.
Palatka, Florida

Cross Florida Barge Canal

Public works and national defense project meant to carve a canal all the way across the state of Florida.
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida.
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 34

This abandoned NASA launch site is now a memorial to a trio of astronauts who were killed there.
Lake Helen, Florida

Cassadaga

Town of spiritualists and mediums in Florida.
Longwood, Florida

The Senator

The culprit who accidentally lit this 3,500-year-old tree on fire stated "I can't believe I burned down a tree older than Jesus."
Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens

A vast array of tropical plants collected by a vacationing couple.
Kissimmee, Florida

Splendid China

Once featuring over 60 miniature replicas of famous Chinese locations, the Splendid China theme park was completely abandoned and is now mostly rubble.
Clermont, Florida

The Citrus Tower

An icon among Florida's pre-Disney tourist attractions.
Homosassa, Florida

Monkey Island of Homosassa

In Florida, these naughty monkeys live on their own mini-monkey Alcatraz.
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment.