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New Orleans, Louisiana

Abandoned Jazzland

A theme park that suffered massive flooding during Katrina, abandoned and proving irresistible to trespassing explorers.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Avery Island Tabasco Museum and Factory

For 150 years one family has been producing the iconic hot sauce on a bayou island made of salt.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Jungle Gardens

A swamp and garden tour featuring local wildlife and exotic botanical specimens from around the world.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Lake Peigneur

A miscalculation turns a very shallow freshwater lake into a very deep saltwater lake.
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
Bisbee, Arizona

The Shady Dell

Collection of vintage trailers double as hotel rooms.
Bisbee, Arizona

Erie Street, Historic Lowell

A living snapshot of a different America from another time.
Tombstone, Arizona

Rose Tree Museum

The world's largest rose bush has literally outgrown the pioneer museum it was planted behind.
Mount Angel, Oregon

Mount Angel Abbey Museum

World's largest porcine hairball sits in a collection maintained by Benedictine monks.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.
Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda Smelter Stack

A smoke stack so large, the Washington Monument could fit inside!
Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
Wallace, Idaho

Center of the Universe Manhole

The mayor made the declaration in 2004.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
Guernsey, Wyoming

Register Cliff

Long before guestbooks and hotels, frontier travelers signed their names on this rock face.
Casper, Wyoming

Independence Rock

A popular rock that acted as a waymarker for American pioneers.
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect, phallic geological spire wasn't always named so domestically.
Magdalena, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
White Pine County, Nevada

Hamilton Ghost Town

A Nevada mining boomtown that ran out of silver and luck.
Tonopah, Nevada

Tonopah Mining Park

An errant donkey ushered in a new era of mining in Nevada.