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Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Twin Lakes Capitoline Wolf

Mussolini gave Cincinnati a bronze statue of Romulus and Remus suckling at a wolf's teats.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Statue

This red-eyed chrome beast pays homage to the popular modern myth of West Virginia's insectoid monster.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Spongeorama Sponge Factory

A small museum lets visitors soak up the history of the "sponge capital of the world."
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
Cave City, Kentucky

Dinosaur World

Prehistoric animals decorate this popular outdoor park.
West Baden Springs, Indiana

West Baden Springs Hotel Library

A historic hotel library in Indiana hides more than a few secrets on its shelves.
Bardstown, Kentucky

Jailer's Inn Bed and Breakfast

Kentucky's longest operating jail is now a spooky spot to spend the night.
Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Old Fort Harrod State Park

A full-scale replica of a 1774 colonial settlement in Kentucky.
Frankfort, Kentucky

Kentucky Floral Clock

This huge clock made of flowers and simple machinery was once used a political weapon.
Frankfort, Kentucky

Grave of Daniel Boone

This grave marks the final resting place of a legendary frontiersman... unless it doesn't.
Seymour, Indiana

Graves of The Reno Gang

The lynching and burial site of America's first train robbers.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
Columbus, Ohio

Gates of Hell

The entrance to this sinisterly named tunnel hides behind a Tim Hortons.
Dayton, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
Loveland, Ohio

Harry Andrews' Chateau Laroche

A castle built by an eccentric medieval enthusiast in rural Ohio.
Burlington, Kentucky

Rabbit Hash

Rabbit Hash is a heaping slice of Americana from another era, with a very peculiar origin behind its unusual name.
Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Florence, Kentucky

Florence Y'all Water Tower

After a water tower painting was accused of being an ad, a simple fix was made that gave the city a motto.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rookwood Ice Cream Parlor

An art deco ice cream shop covered in vintage train station tiles.