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Cave City, Kentucky

Wigwam Village #2

One of the few surviving "Wigwam"-themed motels.
Franklin, Kentucky

Octagon Hall Civil War Museum

A unique home built by Andrew Jackson Caldwell that also served as a military hospital.
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.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Tiny Town

Everything in this miniature world was handmade from matches, paperclips, wires, tin cans, and other everyday objects.
Savannah, Georgia

Pin Point Heritage Museum

A unique museum dedicated to the Gullah-Geechee people, housed within an old oyster cannery.
Columbus, Georgia

Lunch Box Museum

A stockpile of childhood lunch pails turned collectibles.
Columbus, Georgia

Circus Train Wreck Victims Memorial

Shaped like a big top tent, this memorial honors the victims of a terrible train wreck.
Mineral Bluff, Georgia

The Zoo, Groovy Yard Art

The only zoo where you can buy animals that won't need feeding.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

International Towing and Recovery Museum

This museum dedicated to an oft-overlooked support industry features a surprisingly moving brass diorama of a man being saved from a sinking car.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

More than five miles of underground passageways.
Cherry Log, Georgia

Expedition Bigfoot (The Sasquatch Museum)

An impressive collection is dedicated to the legendary beast.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Cape Florida Lighthouse

Located within a historic park, the beacon is the oldest standing structure in Miami.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Miami Marine Stadium

An abandoned water sports stadium that has become a haven for graffiti and decay.
Miami, Florida

The Kampong

This beautiful Miami garden was designed as a laboratory for tropical plants.
Miami, Florida

Miami Circle

A perfect circle of twenty-four mysterious holes dates back to prehistoric time.
Montgomery, Alabama

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Colloquially known as "the lynching memorial," this is the United States' first memorial to the victims of racial terror at home.
Sylacauga, Alabama

Monument to Lady-Whacking Meteorite

Abstract marble carving for an 8.5-pound rock.
Pensacola, Florida

'Wall South' Vietnam Memorial

Florida’s half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Wall.
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fort Pickens

One of the only Florida forts to remain in the hands of the Union all through the Civil War still stands as a historic stronghold.
Memphis, Tennessee

Elmwood Cemetery

Mass graves and Victorian monuments mark the history of Memphis in this 19th century cemetery.
Memphis, Tennessee

Isaac Hayes's Gold-Plated Cadillac

The bad-ass ride of a soul legend, housed in one of the world's few soul museums.
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously.
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

The hotel where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot is now a museum dedicated to his work.