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Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The vast, legendary catacombs hold secrets much stranger than stacked bones.
Memphis, Tennessee

Peabody Hotel Duck March

Every day a troupe of pampered water fowl walk the red carpet to their favorite fountain.
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis's own personal tropical hideaway.
Memphis, Tennessee

Mud Island River Park

Walk the whole Mississippi River!
Memphis, Tennessee

Earnestine & Hazel's

The juke joint where legendary soul artists ate, drank, and made merry.
Mountain Township, Illinois

Garden of the Gods

In the Shawnee National Forest, amazing rock formations peer through the treeline.
Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

Cave-In-Rock

River pirates, murderous bandits, and serial killers used this Illinois cave as their debauched hideout.
Ironton, Missouri

Taum Sauk Mountain

In the St. Francois Mountains in the Ozarks at 1,772 feet above sea level, Taum Sauk Mountain is the highest (and possibly oldest) peak in Missouri.
St. Louis, Missouri

World's Largest Amoco Sign

This titanic oil company sign is a reminder of the Americana boom of the 70's and also its commoditization.
St. Louis, Missouri

1904 World's Fair Flight Cage

What was meant to be a temporary exhibit is now a permanent fixture at the St. Louis Zoo filled with beautiful birds.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
Pacific, Missouri

Black Madonna Shrine

This wooded grove of beautiful hand-built stone grottos is a hidden gem within a shuttered Franciscan monastery.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Magic House

The Magic House provides a beautiful and creative environment for curious youngsters to get their knowledge on.
Columbia, Missouri

McBaine Bur Oak

This majestic tree has survived 400 years of storms, droughts, and floods, and is a beloved natural landmark in Missouri.
St. Louis, Missouri

Whispering Arch at Union Station

Speak to a companion on the other side of the room loud and clear through this architectural anomaly.
St. Louis, Missouri

Laclede's Landing Wax Museum

A kitschy, creepy St. Louis mainstay.
St. Louis, Missouri

Grant's Farm

What was once a presidential estate is now an exotic menagerie and home to the Budweiser Clydesdales.
Iron Township, Missouri

Elephant Rocks State Park

Giant granite rocks standing end-to-end like a train of circus elephants.
St. Louis, Missouri

Lemp Mansion

A historic house in St. Louis was plagued by a series of suicides committed by family members involved in a successful brewery.
Lesterville, Missouri

Johnson's Shut-Ins

Erosion and time have created a naturally-formed water park.