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Tea-house view.
Pasadena, California

Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

A rare surviving example of a pre-WWII Japanese garden, restored after years of neglect.
34.1279, -118.1560
Exterior of the Wonders of Wildlife Museum
Springfield, Missouri

Wonders of Wildlife Museum

An unexpected but incredible collection of wildlife dioramas spanning rainforests, swamps, forests, and plains.
37.1815, -93.2964
B.C. era urn.
San Antonio, Texas

Roman Urn Collection at SAMA

Amazingly detailed marble cinerary urns that once held the cremains of Roman elite.
29.4376, -98.4821
The line in the sand.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
29.4260, -98.4861
Townsquare in Western Town.
Agoura Hills, California

Western Town at Paramount Ranch

An Old West film set seen in countless TV shows and movies is open for the public to explore.
34.1159, -118.7548
The slave memorial.
Alexandria, Virginia

Mount Vernon Slave Cemetery

The graveyard holding the remains of George Washington's slaves was forgotten for nearly 200 years.
38.7061, -77.0891
A beautiful bridge.
San Antonio, Texas

Japanese Tea Garden

A gorgeous garden oasis with winding paths, stone bridges, and a troubling history.
29.4609, -98.4770
Cinnamon Kandy
San Antonio, Texas

Cinnamon Kandy the Circus Elephant

For over 75 years, this cute stone statue has warmed the hearts of San Antonio.
29.4617, -98.4673
The original statue.
Seguin, Texas

World's Largest Pecan

The saga of the massive nut begins and ends in Texas.
29.6281, -97.9701
Praying Hands
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
36.0482, -95.9561
The Ivy Side
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
29.4218, -98.4891
Eros Bendato.
St. Louis, Missouri

Eros Bendato

A creepy sculpture of a decapitated head invites viewers to see St. Louis through its empty eyes.
38.6265, -90.1933
The American Banjo Museum
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

American Banjo Museum

Very likely the only museum in the world that celebrates the glory of the humble banjo.
35.4668, -97.5115
Lady Liberty Building
Los Angeles, California

Lady Liberty Building

A 50-foot tile mural mosaic for the 100-year anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
34.0414, -118.2537
Los Angeles, California

Lummis Castle el Alisal

Eccentric journalist builds himself a castle, stone by stone.
34.0937, -118.2071
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
33.9389, -118.2419
One of the vehicles on display at the museum. (Press Photo)
Afton, Oklahoma

Darryl Starbird's National Rod and Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum

Collection maintained by the legendary designer.
36.6312, -94.8874
Markings on the Heavener Runestone.
Heavener, Oklahoma

Heavener Runestone

One believer transformed a local curiosity into proof of Vikings on the Great Plains.
34.8986, -94.5961
The two Frost Bank logos make up the eyes of the "Owl Building."
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
30.2664, -97.7428
Woolaroc Lodge.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc

An oil baron's wild paradise and the winner of an ill-fated air race.
36.6444, -96.0974
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Quigley's Castle

The Ozarks' strangest dwelling.
36.3452, -93.7547
Pivot Rock Park
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Pivot Rock Park

This century-old tourist trap is full of bizarre rock formations.
36.4329, -93.7474
Old neon sign
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Basin Park Hotel

An extravagant western hotel where every floor is the "ground floor."
36.4024, -93.7372
Big Boots.
San Antonio, Texas

Worlds Largest Cowboy Boots

These boots are made for selfies.
29.5180, -98.4975