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Trans-Alleghany Lunatic Asylum
Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A particularly creepy abandoned asylum which sparks interest with the morbid and the ghost hunters.
39.0384, -80.4673
Sylva, North Carolina

Judaculla Rock

Mysterious ancient boulder carved with petroglyphs in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
35.3740, -83.2194
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Bad Dürkheim, Germany

Dürkheim Giant Wine Barrel

World's largest barrel containing an inn.
49.4649, 8.1691
Lindow Man, on display at the British Museum.
London, England

Lindow Man

Naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
51.5180, -0.1270
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
51.5424, -0.1477
Exterior view of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
28.5863, -80.6513
St. Augustine, Florida

Old Spanish Trail Zero Milestone

In this case, 'zero' marks the spot where the iconic Old Spanish Trail ends.
29.8984, -81.3144
The Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair interior
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair

Trade in that pesky human soul for cold-hard circuits.
42.2796, -83.7478
A curious fellow takes a peek inside.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor’s Fairy Doors

Whimsical portals to another world.
42.2808, -83.7430
Loveland Castle
Loveland, Ohio

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

A castle built by an eccentric medieval enthusiast in rural Ohio.
39.2837, -84.2657
Peebles, Ohio

The Great Serpent Mound

The largest earthwork effigy in the world.
39.0252, -83.4302
Thurmond's Main Street. (LeahC/Atlas Obscura)
Thurmond, West Virginia

Thurmond, West Virginia

Once connected to the outside world by a single train track, a boomtown-turned-ghost town.
37.9615, -81.0823
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
37.2136, -86.1548
Sparta, Tennessee

Virgin Falls Pocket Wilderness

Visit this playground of waterfalls, caves and sinkholes.
35.8468, -85.3116
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
34.9740, -85.3504
Three levels of shopping stacked on top of one another, built above the world's largest underground aquarium, and centered around a full-blown indoor amusement park.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more then you think it is...
44.8550, -93.2421
Glacial Grooves
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
41.6136, -82.7054
Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Crystal Cave

Take a drunken tour inside the world's largest known geode.
41.6466, -82.8267
Outside of the Ohio State Reformatory.
Mansfield, Ohio

Ohio State Reformatory

Prison made famous by The Shawshank Redemption has been out of commission since 1990.
40.7837, -82.5028
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Moundsville, West Virginia

West Virginia State Penitentiary

Beyond your average beatings and shankings, this pen has a pretty bloody undercurrent running through its history.
39.9175, -80.7432
Greenbrier Resort in 2011.
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Congressional Fallout Shelter at the Greenbrier Resort

America's post-nuclear-attack chambers of Congress.
37.7861, -80.3075
Green Bank's unique location makes for an odd juxtaposition of high-powered technology and rural seclusion
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank: A Town for 'Wi-Fi Refugees'

This rural community has attracted both scientists and techno-refugees due to its federally-mandated lack of technology.
38.4195, -79.8318
The Robert C. Bryd Green Bank telescope
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank Telescope

The world's largest fully steerable radio telescope.
38.4159, -79.8428