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The imfamous Jekyll Island Clubhouse
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.
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Horton House 2007, the house was built in 1742
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Horton House

Georgia's first brewery is also one of its oldest surviving buildings.
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Walnut Street Bridge
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Walnut Street Bridge

Once decrepit and slated for demolition, now one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
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The Choo Choo sign at night
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

This historic train station has been converted to a locomotive themed hotel.
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Two-Story Outhouse
Gays, Illinois

Two-Story Outhouse

This historic lavatory leftover features two levels of defecation stations completely without context.
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Vast canyon and the Virgin River
Springdale, Utah

The Narrows

The hike through a narrow river flanked by the 2,000-foot-tall walls of Zion Canyon is one of the best in the world.
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View from Hell's Backbone Bridge overlooking Box-Death Hollow Wilderness Area
Escalante, Utah

Hell's Backbone Scenic Road

Despite its name, this route in southern Utah offers heavenly day tripping.
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The Nautilis
Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
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Climbing the Lookout Mountain Incline
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

This funicular railway rumbles along for a mile up the nearly vertical face of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain.
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Hangar One
Moffett Field, California

Hangar One

One of the largest free-standing structures ever built, this dirigible hangar is now simply a giant skeleton.
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Photo by Sarah McDonald
Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto

A miniature city built by a single hunchbacked monk.
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Metropolis, Illinois

The Super Museum

You have to love a museum with a truly dedicated focus. A focus on Superman, for example.
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Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
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Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces

Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world.
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La Brea Tar Pits
Los Angeles, California

La Brea Tar Pits Dragonfly Fossils

These delicate buggers are some of the rarest fossils that have bubbled up from the Tar Pits.
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The gorgeous formations at Valley of Fire State Park.
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park.
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A small group stands as close as they dare
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
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USS Constitution
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed near the end of the Freedom Trail in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned US Navy warship still afloat.
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The Old Slave Mart Museum
Charleston, South Carolina

Old Slave Mart

South Carolina's last remaining slavery auction house is now a museum devoted to its own tragic history.
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Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
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Lincoln Tomb
Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Tomb

When you visit his grave, be sure to rub the Great Emancipator's nose for good luck.
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The Canada France Hawaii Telescope.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
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The Big Chicken
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
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Many of the gravestones appear to be sinking into the ground
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
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