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New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cats of Jackson Square

By day this New Orleans square is for pedestrians, but by night it is a kingdom of kittens.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Street Name Tiles of New Orleans

This distinctive Crescent City tradition dates back to the days of horse-drawn carriages.
Honolulu, Hawaii

'Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii'

An ode to one of the first concerts broadcast via satellite.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Iolani Palace

The only royal palace on U.S. soil has been a territorial capitol, a military headquarters, and a prison for a queen.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Sky Gate

During the solar phenomenon "Lahaina Noon" this bendy, curvy sculpture forms a perfectly circular shadow on the ground.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Hale La’au

Hawai'i's oldest wooden house was shipped around Cape Horn from Boston in 1820.
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Kingman, Arizona

Hackberry General Store

Don't blink or you'll miss it.
Kingman, Arizona

'Giganticus Headicus'

A tribute to the statues of Easter Island along Route 66.
Chloride, Arizona

Chloride Ghost Town

All of the 20 occupied houses in this mostly abandoned town feature some curious display of junk art.
Arizona

Squirrels of the Kaibab Plateau

These elusive, isolated rodents evolved into a distinct, locally iconic subspecies.
Seligman, Arizona

Delgadillo's Snow Cap Drive-In

A classic Route 66 landmark that was built with scrap lumber and is held together with kitsch and puns.
Asheville, North Carolina

Flat Iron Sculpture

This giant iron playfully pays tribute to an early 20th-century architectural trend.
Asheville, North Carolina

Basilica of Saint Lawrence, Asheville

This rare basilica nestled right in downtown Asheville is an architectural marvel, inside and out.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
Hendersonville, North Carolina

Apple Valley Model Railroad Club

Inside this old train depot resides a multi-line model train covering western North Carolina.
Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Spaceship House

Live long and prosper in Tennessee.
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

This funicular railway rumbles along for a mile up the nearly vertical face of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

International Towing and Recovery Museum

This museum dedicated to an oft-overlooked support industry features a surprisingly moving brass diorama of a man being saved from a sinking car.
Roswell, Georgia

Computer Museum of America

A vast collection of rare, historical, and vintage supercomputers.
Greenville, South Carolina

Greek Revival Folk Art Chicken Coop

This chicken coop pays homage to a classic architectural style made famous throughout the southern United States.
Shelby, North Carolina

International Lineman Museum

This museum is dedicated to the workers that help keep the power on.
Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.