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Alamosa, Colorado

Medano Creek

A picturesque (all-natural!) beach in a landlocked state.
Sponsored by Visit Alamosa
Austin, Texas

Barkin' Springs

A free, canine-friendly alternative watering hole near the more famous Barton Springs.
Kansas City, Missouri

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio

The life of one of America's pre-eminent painters is frozen in time in the home where he lived, worked, and died.
Denver, Colorado

Mayan Theatre

One of three remaining theatres in the United States created in the Art Deco Mayan Revival style.
Cascade, Colorado

The North Pole

This vintage theme park is peak Christmas kitsch—and it's open all summer.
Valentine, Nebraska

Merritt Reservoir

In addition to fishing and camping, this spot in Nebraska’s Sandhills is one of the world’s darkest places.
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Omaha, Nebraska

The Museum of Shadows

Haunted dolls, macabre artifacts, and more make up the collection of the “most haunted museum in the world.”
Sponsored by Nebraska Tourism
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Meadow Gold Sign

This 1930s-era Route 66 Tulsa landmark was moved, restored, and filled with neon.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Denver Avenue Station

In Tulsa's Oil Capital historic district, even the bus station is "fauxback" Art Deco.
Lyons, Kansas

Father Padilla Cross

This rural roadside cross marks the farthest point of Coronado's expedition, and the place where the Catholic faith first came to America.
Harlan, Kansas

Statue of Liberty Replica

This roadside prairie Statue of Liberty replica is one of the foremost examples of the Boy Scouts of America's "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty" campaign.
Smith Center, Kansas

Old Dutch Mill

This early pioneer landmark is one of the oldest buildings in this part of Kansas and one of the few Dutch mills ever built in the state.
Great Bend, Kansas

Jack Kilby Square

In this rural town square, a unique statue honors the inventor of the microchip.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica of the Greek structure is in the heart of Nashville.
Nashville, Tennessee

Hatch Show Print

At 135 years old and counting, this historic print shop is heaven for poster nerds and music buffs.
Nashville, Tennessee

Saint Mary of the Seven Sorrows Catholic Church

This church houses the “incorrupt” body of its founding Bishop.
Nashville, Tennessee

Old Tennessee State Prison

This defunct, fortress-like prison has been the setting for several movies.
Nashville, Tennessee

Ryman Alley

The alley connecting two of country music’s most historic venues has a rich history of its own.
Nashville, Tennessee

Robert's Western World

Fuel your honky-tonking with this venue's unbeatable “Recession Special.”
Cave City, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

Amazing taxidermy dioramas from the 1960s in a cement building meant to look like an ice cave.
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

The world's longest known cave system.
St. Louis, Missouri

Laclede's Landing Wax Museum

A kitschy, creepy St. Louis mainstay.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Mural Mile (Floodwall)

Hundreds of graffiti artists have decorated this flood-wall on the west bank of the Mississippi River.