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Moundsville, West Virginia

New Vrindaban Palace of Gold

Despite its lavish ornamentation, and wholesome lifestyle of its devotees, this mountain commune has faced its share of issues.
39.9668, -80.6067
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville, Kentucky

Cave Hill Cemetery

The largest cemetery in Louisville is the final resting place of a number of famed military men and also Col. Sanders.
38.2454, -85.7148
Colonel Sanders Grave
Louisville, Kentucky

Colonel Sanders' Grave

The grave of the iconic Kentucky Fried Chicken mascot features a bust of the man behind the goatee.
38.2467, -85.7114
Florence Y'all Water Tower
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.
38.9977, -84.6479
Athens Lunatic Asylum
Athens, Ohio

Athens Lunatic Asylum

An abandoned hospital incorporated into a college campus.
39.3292, -82.1013
Mothman Museum
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.
38.8428, -82.1386
Mystery Hole
Ansted, West Virginia

Mystery Hole

The "mysteries" of this quintessential roadside oddity were almost destroyed by neglect but were saved by fans of kitschy wonder.
38.1240, -81.1411
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
47.6081, -122.3403
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
44.1214, -124.1256
Over 100 selections baked fresh daily, including the Tex-Ass doughnut (center-right, for scale).
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
45.5227, -122.6732
Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Particularly creepy abandoned asylum which sparks interest with the morbid and the ghost hunters.
39.0384, -80.4673
Niagara Falls, Canada

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
43.0911, -79.0741
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
45.5318, -122.2913
Boots taken from victims to prevent them running away. Copyright Michael P. Jones/Cascade Geographic Society 2010.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
45.5240, -122.6734
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

Home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer, today home to many six-toed cats.
24.5511, -81.8005
Tourists flock to the buoy (Flickr/Turtle43)
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument marking the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
24.5465, -81.7975
The proud legacy of Don Juan Ponce de Leon.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
29.9068, -81.3149
Gothic Rose Antiques & Collectibles.
Placerville, California

Gothic Rose Antiques & Curiosities

Eclectic collection of dark and macabre antiques.
38.7295, -120.7998
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Inclined Plane

Steepest flood safety railway in the entire world.
40.3254, -78.9289
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
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
San Francisco, California

Secret Tiled Staircase

An artsy hidden staircase leads to breathtaking views of San Francisco.
37.7563, -122.4735
Tufa tower on south shore of Mono Lake
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
38.0165, -119.0093