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San Antonio, Texas

Old Time Wooden Nickel Company

A 2,500-pound wooden nickel makes this woodworking museum easy to spot from the road.
San Antonio, Texas

Miraflores

An abandoned, decaying sculpture garden built by an eccentric physician in the 1920s now looks more like a forgotten cemetery.
San Antonio, Texas

Grave of Pat the Horse

Soldiers honored the beloved Pat with a special grave.
Bastrop, Texas

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Gas Station

The real-life version of the horror flick's pit stop serves beef and pork, not people.
Cedar Creek, Texas

Pecan Pie Vending Machine

A 24-hour vending machine restocked daily with homemade full-sized pecan pies.
Cedar Creek, Texas

Ms. Pearl

The world's largest squirrel statue clutches a pecan bigger than your head.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

PistachioLand: World's Largest Pistachio

This is one really big nut.
San Antonio, Texas

The Quadrangle

An urban military fort filled with deer, rabbits, peacocks, and other birds.
Saint Hedwig, Texas

Woman Hollering Creek

A tiny waterway named after a ghost story.
Seguin, Texas

World's Largest Pecan

The saga of the massive nut begins and ends in Texas.
Austin, Texas

Austin State School Farm Colony

Now abandoned, this East Austin school for the disabled began as the "State Colony for the Feeble-minded."
Austin, Texas

The Texas State Cemetery

A high-octane shrine to the greatest Texans who ever lived.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Austin, Texas

Larry Monroe Forever Bridge

To honor a beloved Austin radio DJ a neighborhood bridge has been covered in a loving mosaic.
San Antonio, Texas

Portland Cement Plant Ruins

A tall smoke stack and boarded-up buildings are all that's left of the pioneering plant.
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
Austin, Texas

Sparky Park

A former electrical substation is now home to an eccentric junk art masterpiece.
Austin, Texas

Elisabet Ney Museum

Life's work of sculptor Elisabet Ney remains preserved in her last studio.
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens.
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
Austin, Texas

Yippee Ki Yay Stickwork Sculptures

An exquisite grouping of structures made from 10 tons of invasive saplings.
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.