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Badwater Basin
Inyo County, California

Badwater Basin

The lowest point in North America is home to an undrinkable pool surrounded by fields of geometric salt flats.
36.2503, -116.8258
Pescadero, California

Elephant Seals of Año Nuevo State Park

Once close to extinction, there is no shortage of elephant seals on the beaches of Año Nuevo State Park.
37.1430, -122.3400
Under the statues
Klamath, California

Trees of Mystery

Two mammoth statues inspired by equally tall tales lure tourists to this roadside attraction.
41.5046, -124.0706
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
33.8060, -84.1460
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta
Lilburn, Georgia

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta

This intricate Hindu temple is the largest of its kind outside of India itself and was constructed like a giant puzzle.
33.8850, -84.1646
The New Manchester Manufacturing Company
Lithia Springs, Georgia

The New Manchester Manufacturing Company

The ruins of a cotton mill that was burned in the Civil War are still hidden in a Georgia forest.
33.7572, -84.6386
Old Car City in White, Georgia.
White, Georgia

Old Car City

One of the world's largest automobile junkyards is a unique landscape of metal and moss.
34.2696, -84.7517
The Big Chicken
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
33.9513, -84.5204
Alpharetta, Georgia

The Dwarf Castle

A Man's Home is His Castle.
34.0888, -84.3607
The Devil's Millhopper
Gainesville, Florida

The Devil's Millhopper

This giant Florida sinkhole cum national landmark hides a rainforest-like micro-environment.
29.7069, -82.3950
A screenshot from the park's Manatee Cam. (Press photo)
Homosassa, Florida

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Meet manatees face-to-face at this zoo for native species.
28.8008, -82.5765
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta White House

3/4-scale model of the White House in Atlanta, Georgia.
33.8437, -84.2894
Shuffleboard in the Sunshine City.
St. Petersburg, Florida

World's Largest Shuffleboard Club

The story of a Floridian city as told through an obscure sport for retirees.
27.7755, -82.6412
One of the shops selling natural sponges.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Spongeorama Sponge Factory

A small museum lets visitors soak up the history of the "sponge capital of the world."
28.1558, -82.7588
Noguchi Playscape
Atlanta, Georgia

Noguchi Playscape

This angular brutalist playground turns playtime into modern art time.
33.7849, -84.3777
Ribbon cutting at Door #6
Atlanta, Georgia

Tiny Doors ATL

Scattered around Atlanta are tiny little doors with great big charm.
33.7736, -84.3644
The epicenter of LGBTQ culture in Atlanta.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks

A colorful square marks the heart of the city's LGBTQ community.
33.7817, -84.3803
Atlanta, Georgia

The Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
33.7523, -84.3634
Jasper Newton Smith. (Wikimedia Commons)
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
33.7461, -84.3691
Williston, Florida

Devil's Den

The scuba diving training facility was named for the steam that rises from the cave's chimney.
29.4078, -82.4762
The Clearwater Virgin before she was beheaded
Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater Virgin Mary

This glass-stain Mary attracted thousands of pilgrims until her head was shattered by a vandal with a slingshot.
27.9691, -82.7290
The bathhouse on the Suwanee River.
White Springs, Florida

White Sulfur Springs Ruins

The abandoned bathhouse is all that remains of the hot springs considered Florida's original tourist attraction.
30.3299, -82.7607
Capilano Suspension Bridge
West Vancouver, British Columbia

Capilano Suspension Bridge

This expansive bridge in the Canadian wilderness was originally just built for friends.
49.3429, -123.1148