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Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Center of the Nation Monument

Yes, this monument is aware that it is about 20 miles away from the actual center of the United States.
Keystone, South Dakota

Hall of Records in Mount Rushmore

Hidden behind Lincoln's head is a 70-foot-long chamber containing enamel plates documenting American history, sealed in a teakwood box in a titanium vault.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.
Three Forks, Montana

Bleu Horses

These giant metal horses graze on a hilltop near the Montana highway.
West Yellowstone, Montana

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

The residents at this Yellowstone wildlife park will certify your cooler as "bear-proof."
Bozeman, Montana

American Computer Museum

See the computer’s history revealed over the course of 20,000 years.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Old Tunnel Bat Colony

Abandoned railroad tunnel is home to a colony of three million Mexican free-tail bats.
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
Austin, Texas

Animatronic Lyndon Baines Johnson

Just like the real 36th president of the United States, animatronic LBJ amuses visitors with jokes and stories.
Austin, Texas

Mueller SunFlowers

A grove of colossal man-made flowers that collect the sun's rays to light up the night.
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
Mesa, Arizona

Oak Street Alley Murals

This small, unassuming street is now a canvas for color and creativity.
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Phoenix Bat Cave

Thousands of Mexican Free-Tailed Bats soar around an abandoned storm drain at sunset each summer.
Santa Barbara, California

Lil' Toot

This nonsensical smiling boat shuttles passengers between two places they could've easily walked between.
Santa Barbara, California

Whale House

This stunning sea creature-shaped home blends into the landscape like a fantasy villa.