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New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battles of Normandy and WWII.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Absinthe Museum

Introducing the Green Fairy to her fawning masses.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The second oldest continuously operating bar in Louisiana.
Gibsland, Louisiana

Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

A museum dedicated to the lovable crime couple Bonnie & Clyde, just a few miles away from the site of their early demise.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Old Tunnel Bat Colony

Abandoned railroad tunnel is home to a colony of three million Mexican free-tail bats.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Enchanted Rock

An enormous pink granite batholith, long attributed with spiritual powers by the Tonkawa Indians.
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

The world's tallest statue of an American hero.
Waco, Texas

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

Official museum, hall of fame, and repository of the Texas Rangers.
Fort Worth, Texas

Man With a Briefcase

The man who wasn't there.
Grand Saline, Texas

The Salt Palace

A small "palace" and museum made of, and devoted entirely, to salt.
Mineral Wells, Texas

The Baker Hotel

Crumbling hotel echoes with the sounds of the '30s.
Glen Rose, Texas

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Tracks near this Texas nature site were once thought to support the Creationist belief that man and dino coexisted.
Fort Worth, Texas

Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Museum filled with Broncos and Betties.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
Fort Worth, Texas

The Palace Light Bulb

The world's second-longest burning light bulb.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens

A modernist landscape of water and sci-fi concrete.