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Athens, Georgia

The Athens Double Barreled Cannon

After just one epic test blast, this literal loose cannon proved too explosive for combat.
Blairsville, Georgia

Brasstown Bald

Georgia's highest point was given its strange name thanks to a simple translation error.
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Club

If all members were present at the table, a sixth of the world's wealth would be under the same roof.
Rome, Georgia

The Berry College Campus

World's largest college campus includes a wildlife sanctuary and a former movie set on more than 28,000 acres.
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.
Summerville, Georgia

Howard Finster's Paradise Gardens

This "Plant Farm Museum" is home to the divinely inspired and visionary outsider artwork of Reverend Howard Finster.
Summerville, Georgia

Corpsewood Manor

Crumbling ruins mark the site of a couple's grisly murder in the woods.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

A purveyor of unusual items located in the center of Atlanta, Georgia.
Athens, Georgia

The Tree That Owns Itself

A white oak with property rights.
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
Elberton, Georgia

Georgia Guidestones

A mysterious monument meant to be a guide into "an Age of Reason."
Bryson City, North Carolina

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee at 6,643 feet above sea level, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect.
Brevard, North Carolina

Brevard White Squirrels

This Transylvania County city is home to a rare white squirrel population that is descended from an escaped carnival animal.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

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

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Denver, Colorado

Linger Eatuary

Once a mortuary that held the remains of Buffalo Bill, this Denver hotspot is now a death-fixated restaurant.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.