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Rock City and its spherical stones.
Minneapolis, Kansas

Rock City

A landscape of massive spherical boulders are the main attraction in this Kansas State Park.
39.0909, -97.7356
Lindsborg, Kansas

Coronado Heights Castle

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold.
38.6134, -97.7030
Brookville, Kansas

Mushroom Rock State Park

Curious rock formations in a tiny Kansas state park.
38.7215, -98.0271
Smiling blue whale of Catoosa
Catoosa, Oklahoma

Blue Whale of Catoosa

Nature's biggest mammal swims in landlocked Oklahoma.
36.1939, -95.7329
Praying Hands
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
36.0482, -95.9561
The Center of the Universe, Tulsa OK.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.
36.1569, -95.9915
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
43.0385, -87.8975
Fallingwater over the falls
Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright's most iconic home dangles over a Pennsylvania waterfall.
39.9060, -79.4663
Foamhenge. (Stephanie RiCharde/Atlas Obscura)
Centreville, Virginia

Foamhenge

Exact replica of the monument made using Styrofoam.
38.8816, -77.4863
Skylights on the exterior porch made of red cypress.
Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

Kentuck Knob

The house that Frank Lloyd Wright "(shook) out of his sleeve at will" at the age of 86.
39.8692, -79.5197
Note the size of the person below
Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Indians surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
37.6282, -79.5447
Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art.
39.2801, -76.6068
Nipper, the RCA Dog Statue
Baltimore, Maryland

Nipper, the RCA Dog Statue

A monumental statue of RCA's mascot now sits atop a historical society roof after a life of moving around.
39.2963, -76.6183
Inside the stacks at The Book Thing
Baltimore, Maryland

The Book Thing

This free, take-a-book shop seems like a trick but isn't.
39.3252, -76.6101
The gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
39.2902, -76.6232
Baltimore, Maryland

George Peabody Library

It's not hard to see why the historic Peabody Conservatory of Music's library has been described as a "cathedral of books."
39.2972, -76.6150
(Flickr/A.Currell)
Baltimore, Maryland

Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Walk through the history of American pop culture.
39.2836, -76.6197
Ladew Topiary Gardens
Monkton, Maryland

Ladew Topiary Gardens

This English-inspired Maryland garden is home to acres of opulent plant life including bushes shaped into an entire fox hunt.
39.5806, -76.5133