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Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Pivot Rock Park

This century-old roadside attraction is full of bizarre rock formations.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Thorncrown Chapel

This futuristically sylvan church is a glass-enclosed marvel of modern architecture.
Berryville, Arkansas

Home-Built Razorback Hog

Giant papier mache hog sits on private property.
North, Arkansas

Cosmic Cavern

The warmest cave in the Ozarks features two seemingly bottomless lakes.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that lie at the heart of a Chippewa legend.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

A popular place to pick up prehistoric coral fossils from the time when Michigan was an ocean.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fifth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
Paradise, Michigan

Tahquamenon Falls

These dramatic cola-colored falls have appeared in a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and a song by Sufjan Stevens.
Roaring River Township, Missouri

Roaring River Spring

From a canyon-like gorge, more than 20 million gallons of water emerge every day, while a smaller spring drips down, creating the illusion of an endless, gentle waterfall.
Chandler, Oklahoma

Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum

Located along historic Route 66, this former gas station has been restored and converted into a museum filled with vintage motorcycles.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Arcadia Round Barn

This unusually circular centenarian barn became a Route 66 icon.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops

The future of roadside attractions is this sci-fi soda mecca that is home to a 66-foot tall neon pop bottle.
Rogers, Arkansas

War Eagle Mill

This mill has survived a tumultuous past to still produce flour and cornmeal.
Greenville, Texas

Majors Stadium

The home of a former Minor League baseball team that beat Joe DiMaggio's New York Yankees in 1949.
Freeport, Texas

Bryan Mound Strategic Petroleum Reserve

This hollowed salt dome is the largest oil storage facility in the world, hoarding 250 million barrels of crude oil.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Museum of Osteology and Skulls Unlimited

Collection of skeletal systems from the "world's leading supplier of osteological specimens."
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids Municipal Island

One of just a few cities in the world to base their center of government on an island. Others: Paris and Osaka.
Amana, Iowa

Ronneburg Restaurant

What was once a communal kitchen now serves heaping portions of hearty German fare.
Des Moines, Iowa

West End Architectural Salvage

Piled high inside this warehouse and coffee shop are salvaged goods that span every corner of the globe.
Dyersville, Iowa

Field of Dreams Movie Site

A pop-culture attraction outside of Dyersville, Iowa, hits a home run.
Luwingu, Zambia

Lufubu Falls

A small but beautiful waterfall hidden away in the north of Zambia.
Montrose, Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A dangerous narrow-gauge railroad once traced a route through this striking canyon.