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Portland, Oregon

Hippo Hardware

No two pieces are exactly the same at Portland's hippo-themed hardware store.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Victorian "Fancy Craft" Hair Wreaths and Relics.
Littleton, Colorado

Bradford House II

A prehistoric rock shelter that's literally in someone's backyard.
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."
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Senoia, Georgia

Barbie Beach

This ever-changing arrangement of naked dolls even caught the attention of "The Walking Dead" crew.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The American Pigeon Museum

Celebrate the history of the rich and truly misunderstood relationship between man and pigeon.
Matfield Green, Kansas

Knute Rockne Memorial

Tribute to the famous Notre Dame football coach who died in a plane crash.
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.
Dallas, Texas

Public School 972

A school-themed restaurant where gastronomy is the core curriculum.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Bloodroot Feminist Vegetarian Restaurant

This last stalwart of the now-forgotten feminist restaurant movement has been serving food in an activist atmosphere since 1977.
Montevallo, Alabama

Pettus Randall Miniature Museum of American History

The permanent home of a 1960s traveling museum of tiny historical dioramas.
Anniston, Alabama

The Gigantic Chair of Anniston

What better place to take a seat?
Phil Campbell, Alabama

Dismals Canyon

Famous for its bio-luminescent inhabitants, known as "Dismalites" .
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Chagall and Matisse Glass

This tiny church near Sleepy Hollow contains Henri Matisse's last work, a rose window, and nine windows by Marc Chagall.
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

This whimsical Oz-themed park had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

These remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles and sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses.
Sunset, South Carolina

Sassafras Mountain

The highest point in South Carolina was once owned by an energy company that neglected it but now the state is taking it back.
Newfield, New Jersey

Matchbox Road Museum

Thousands of Matchbox cars spanning generations call this New Jersey barn home.
Hammonton, New Jersey

Amatol Ghost Town

In the woods of New Jersey lie the ruins of a munitions village abandoned after World War I and the remnants of a 1920s wooden racetrack.
Middletown, Rhode Island

Irish Lot

This historic Rhode Island mini-cemetery features a number of headstones run through with mysterious holes.
Lyndeborough, New Hampshire

Purgatory Falls

Beautiful natural falls where Satan once ruined a pot of beans.
Monhegan, Maine

D.T. Sheridan Shipwreck

The steel hull of a wrecked tug rests on Lobster Cove on Monhegan Island’s rocky southeastern shore.