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Concordia, Kansas

Whole Wall Mural

This three-dimensional brick mural is the longest of its kind in the United States.
Oakley, Kansas

Oakley Vintage and Art Shop

A local shop filled with handcrafted art and funky home furnishings, vintage, and antiques.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Quigley's Castle

The Ozarks' strangest dwelling.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Golden Spike Monument

This massive railroad spike celebrates the 1939 premiere of the movie “Union Pacific.”
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Camac Street

The last of Philadelphia's wood-paved streets is now a landmark of terrible engineering.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

First Bank of the United States

Alexander Hamilton’s creation caused quite a bit of controversy.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Brewery Clock

The largest clock face in the United States is twice the size of Big Ben and infinitely more ad-sponsored.
Lakewood, Colorado

Davies' Chuck Wagon Diner

One man's love for East Coast diner culture brought an entire eatery all the way from New Jersey to Colorado.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Snow Sculptures

Each year, teams of the world's best snow sculptors have 65 hours to create their frozen masterpieces.
Central City, Colorado

Nevadaville Ghost Town

This deserted gold rush town is home to a Masonic lodge that, strangely enough, still holds meetings.
Denver, Colorado

Hidden Elves at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

A small horde of mythical creatures lurk almost imperceptibly within the museum's wildlife dioramas.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Library's Giant Bookshelf

Community bookshelf of 25-foot-tall book spines.
Topeka, Kansas

Kansas State Capitol Cupola

Journey up the capitol building's cupola for an amazing view of Topeka.
Lindsborg, Kansas

Holmberg and Johnson Blacksmith & Wagonshop

This historic early-20th-century building still boasts some of its original features.
Lindsborg, Kansas

Stenhuset (Stone House)

The oldest house in Lindsborg, Kansas, includes some fascinating inscriptions.
Great Bend, Kansas

Cheyenne Bottoms

This 41,000-acre wetland complex is the largest marsh in the interior of the United States.
Victoria, Kansas

St. Fidelis Basilica

Also known as the Cathedral of the Plains, this church holds the distinction of being one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas."
Omaha, Nebraska

Old Lincoln Highway in Omaha

A formerly brick-paved section of the historic coast-to-coast highway.
Osborne, Kansas

Geodetic Center of North America

This lesser-known geographic marker was the reference point for all surveys of the continent for 75 years.