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Lanett, Alabama

Little Nadine Earles Doll House Grave

Inside this small brick bungalow is a collection of toys intended for the afterlife.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

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

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Rye, Colorado

Bishop Castle

The largest self-built castle in the U.S.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Hiawatha, Kansas

Davis Memorial

This massive marble memorial was built bit by bit either out of devotion or spite, but at the expense of the surrounding town.
Scottsboro, Alabama

Unclaimed Baggage Center

One person's lost luggage is another person's treasure.
Delta, Alabama

Cheaha Mountain

The highest point in Alabama was almost completely deforested, but is now home to protected towers and trees.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
Fort Myers, Florida

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

One-time winter retreats of prolific inventor Thomas Edison and his friend Henry Ford.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Wabash, Indiana

Modoc's Market

This shop is named for a runaway elephant who smashed through its doors, stole some peanuts, and spent five days on the lam.
Indianapolis, Indiana

John Dillinger's Grave

The body of one of the world's most famous outlaws is covered in cement and iron to prevent it from being stolen.
Effingham, Illinois

America's Largest Cross

Known as the "Cross At The Crossroads," this massive metal crucifix is just short enough to avoid the FAA.
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

May Natural History Museum

Hidden beyond a kitschy giant beetle is this remarkably sprawling collection of preserved insects.
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

Wondrous sandstone hoodoos where Native Americans collected clay for pottery, 9,000 years ago.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 237 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

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

Tuberculosis Huts

Small teepee-like houses built for TB patients have become sheds, studios, and bus stops around Colorado Springs.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Rainbow Falls

Hidden beneath a bridge, this waterfall is known for the large amounts of graffiti painted on its base.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Incline

This super steep hike ascends 2,000 feet in less than a mile.