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Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
Keswick, England

Derwent Pencil Museum

A museum in England’s Lake District dedicated to the trusty pencil wants you to know the story of their World War II spy pencils.
Kent, England

Dog Collar Museum

A showcase of canine neckwear spanning five centuries of doggie fashion and function.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Bourton-on-the-Water Model Village

A miniature village mimics the surrounding buildings so well it includes itself.
Cerne Abbas, England

The Cerne Abbas Giant

Giant naked man on a hillside.
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Cornwall, England

St. Michael's Mount

A island reachable by a causeway at low tide is possibly one of the earliest Western European locations to be identified in text.
Estes Park, Colorado

Baldpate Inn Key Collection

The world's largest key collection features keys to the White House, Frankenstein's castle, and Hitler's bunker.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 237 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Winterset, Iowa

John Wayne's Birthplace

This simple home was the beginning of a long journey for the iconic Western film star.
Villisca, Iowa

Villisca Axe Murder House

A number of gruesome unsolved murders have turned this simple home into a morbid tourist trap.
Lebanon, Kansas

Geographic Center of the Contiguous United States

Small plaque marks the spot, but the true center is located about half a mile away on a private pig farm.
Red Cloud, Nebraska

Willa Cather Prairie

Over 600 acres of idyllic open grassland honor Nebraska’s georgic storyteller.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pioneers Park Pillars

Four ionic columns from the Treasury Department building ended up in a park in Nebraska.
Hastings, Nebraska

The Hastings Museum Kool-Aid Exhibit

The home for all things Kool-Aid offers everything except a chance to actually enjoy the drink.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Nebraska State Capitol Mosaic Floor

An ornate Art Deco tile mosaic representing Nebraskan life, both modern and prehistoric.
Minden, Nebraska

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

This replica small town lets visitors take a stroll through the story of progress in the U.S. via thousands of Americana artifacts.
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect, phallic geological spire wasn't always named so domestically.