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Hershey, Pennsylvania

Hotel Hershey

This extraordinary Depression-era expenditure was modeled after a postcard of a Mediterranean hotel.
Clare, Michigan

Michigan Transportation Employees Memorial

The statues honor the state transportation employees who've died while performing their work-related duties.
Okemos, Michigan

No. 2 Plank Road Tollgate House

The last remaining tollhouse in Michigan built during the 19th-century plank road craze.
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial School

This solemn facility remembers the cruel effort to compel Native American children to relinquish their culture.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kerrytown Chime

Everyone's invited to put on a miniature concert with this world-class musical wonder.
Port Huron, Michigan

Boatnerd Vantage Point

A place for ship-lovers to watch the passage of freighters traversing the Great Lakes while learning about their history.
Traverse City, Michigan

Protected Indian Trail Marker Tree

This tree was warped centuries ago to serve as a botanical wayfaring tool.
Traverse City, Michigan

Coast Guard City Monument

A humble ode to the heroic air rescue efforts of the United States Coast Guard serving on the Great Lakes.
Virginia City, Montana

Historic Virginia City

An entire town preserved as a historic landmark.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Redding, California

Sundial Bridge

This ultra-modern California span is actually a titanic solar clock in disguise built by famed architect Santiago Calatrava.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Arcadia Round Barn

This unusually circular centenarian barn became a Route 66 icon.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

BOK Tower

A half-size replica of the World Trade Center towers above Tulsa.
Skagway, Alaska

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The facade of this relic from the Klondike gold rush is decorated with over 8,800 pieces of driftwood.
Vail, Arizona

Colossal Cave

Legend says train robbers stashed their gold within the depths of this unusual cave.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Nags Head, North Carolina

Jockey's Ridge

This shifting North Carolina sand dune is an odd little desert surrounded by oceanic forest life.
Tucson, Arizona

Bowen Stone House Ruins

The remains of this rugged homestead ranch offer a brief glimpse into a bygone era.
Amado, Arizona

Longhorn Grill and Saloon

This giant steer-skull edifice refuses to die.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The world’s first museum dedicated to exploring human rights unleashed a wave of controversy.
Kilsyth, Scotland

Antonine Wall

Scotland still bears an enormous scar of its Roman past.
Benson, Arizona

Singing Wind Bookshop

Hidden on a cattle ranch in Arizona, this bookstore has been celebrating Southwest literature for more than 40 years.
Florence, Arizona

Tom Mix Monument

At an isolated roadside rest area stands a monument marking where famous Western star Tom Mix died in 1940.