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Mount Denali
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of US high points towers over every other peak in North America.
63.7366, -148.8975
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
41.8789, -87.6363
Black Sand Beach
Mountain View, Hawaii

Black Sand Beach

This black shoreline is made up of exploded lava particles.
19.1358, -155.5049
Dead Children's Playground
Huntsville, Alabama

Dead Children's Playground

What else would you call a playground hidden in Alabama's oldest and largest cemetery?
34.7315, -86.5652
Dreamlike Birches lit at night: https://www.patreon.com/posts/count-morbids-8334001
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
47.5798, -120.6581
Garden sculptures
Ellensburg, Washington

Dick and Jane's Spot

An outsider art duo's yard has been turned into a whimsical public gallery.
46.9925, -120.5473
Entrance sign (Source:  Lindsay Coleman/Atlas Obscura)
Cherokee, Alabama

Key Underwood Coon Dog Cemetery

A cemetery for only coon hounds in northeast Alabama.
34.6465, -87.9784
The proud legacy of Don Juan Ponce de Leon.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
29.9068, -81.3149
Ponce de Leon, Florida

Vortex Spring

A humid oasis combines recreation with exploration in a unique underwater cavern.
30.7704, -85.9490
Scottsboro, Alabama

Unclaimed Baggage Center

One person's lost luggage is another person's treasure.
34.6732, -86.0446
Photo by Sarah McDonald
Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto

A miniature city built by a single hunchbacked monk.
34.1753, -86.8165