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Lincoln City, Indiana

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

The farm where one of America's greatest leaders was raised is now a well-appointed landmark.
Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

You thought Santa Claus didn't exist, but it turns out you were wrong.
Florence, Kentucky

Florence Y'all Water Tower

After a water tower painting was accused of being an ad, a simple fix was made that gave the city a motto.
Petersburg, Kentucky

The Creation Museum

A 70,000-square-foot institution dedicated to a very literal, creationist perspective on the Book of Genesis.
Petersburg, Kentucky

USS Sachem Ruins

A ship that lived many lives under many names is now known merely as the "Ghost Ship."
North Bend, Ohio

President William Henry Harrison's Monument and Tomb

This tower-tomb honors a president who only held office for a little over a month but dedicated his life to his country.
Hamilton, Ohio

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Inside, ancient treasures. Outside, modern contradictions.
Miamisburg, Ohio

Miamisburg Mound

The largest ancient burial mound in Ohio.
Lima, Ohio

Kewpee Hamburgers

This burger joint is named after everyone's favorite carnival prize and is adorned with a giant one over the door.
New Harmony, Indiana

New Harmony Labyrinth

Symbolic attempt to overcome the issues of life.
New Harmony, Indiana

A Healing Palindrome

A mysterious semicircle of concrete shapes installed in this Indiana town tell a story when pieced together.
Golden, Colorado

Mines Museum of Earth Science

An impressive collection of over 50,000 minerals including moon rock from the Apollo 17 mission.
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
Leadville, Colorado

Climax, Colorado

At one time this small mining village was the highest town in America but now it sits abandoned while the mine churns on.
Leadville, Colorado

Leadville's Abandoned Silver Mine

Abandoned silver mine strewn with wrecked and twisted structures.
Winnemucca, Nevada

Humboldt Museum

Local history museum with mammoth bones and an old myth about local giants
Tonopah, Nevada

Lunar Crater

This massive crater in the middle of nowhere was used to train astronauts for moon landings.
Aspen, Colorado

Ashcroft Townsite

Silver in the hills led to the speedy creation of this boom town and a lack of it saw the town abandoned nearly as quickly.
Aspen, Colorado

Hunter S. Thompson Shrine

“You better take care of me Lord, if you don't you're gonna have me on your hands.” ― Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Aspen, Colorado

Magic Mushroom House

An architect in Aspen used psychedelics as his muse while building this mushroom masterpiece.
Aspen, Colorado

Maroon Bells

Despite being one of the most photographed vistas in the Rockies these twin peaks are rightfully known as the "Deadly Bells."
Kane, Utah

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

This rugged area of red rocks and arches is often considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Elko, Nevada

White King

The world's largest dead polar bear, immortalized by taxidermy and Hunter S. Thompson.