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Amarillo, Texas

Combine City

These half-buried combine harvesters just off Route 66 are an homage to the Cadillac Ranch.
Amarillo, Texas

Ozymandias on the Plains

A pair of giant legs paying homage to a poem, a king, and it would seem, socks.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Atlanta, Georgia

Coca-Cola Secret Formula Vault

One of corporate America's best-kept secrets is also one of the most publicly displayed.
Senoia, Georgia

Senoia Main Street

The picturesque southern city served as the zombie-filled town of Woodbury in "The Walking Dead."
Atlanta, Georgia

Mount Olive Cemetery

Small cemetery is all that remains of Atlanta's first black communities.
Atlanta, Georgia

54 Columns

Atlanta's strange assortment of concrete pillars inspires reflection in some, confusion in others.
Atlanta, Georgia

Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
Sponsored by Atlanta CVB
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Sponsored by Atlanta CVB
Stone Mountain, Georgia

Stone Mountain

A stately granite mountain that bears a Lost Cause-era monument.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Eiffel Tower of New Orleans

A little piece of Paris in the sultry south of the U.S.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
Hartford, Connecticut

Statue of Rover

A tribute to the truly loyal dog who waited outside a hospital for his owner to come back.
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

The second-oldest garden cemetery in the U.S. was also a college brainstorm spot of Stephen King.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
New Ulm, Minnesota

Hermann Heights Monument

A winged-helmed, sword-brandishing tribute to German Americans.
Moorhead, Minnesota

Hjemkomst Viking Ship

This replica of an 8th century burial ship actually sailed to Norway before returning home to Minnesota.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mill City Museum and site of "The Great Mill Disaster"

When flour explodes, it's not a pretty sight.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park)

Home to the Amorphophallus titanum "Corpse Flower," which is among the largest flowers in the world and also smells powerfully of rotting flesh when in bloom.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ax-Man Surplus

The Midwest's reigning king of surplus stores is full of nothing you need and everything you want.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more than you think it is...
Blue Earth, Minnesota

Jolly Green Giant Statue

This massive roadside mascot was the first version of the giant to illustrate his butt.