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Phillipsville, California

Hobbiton, USA

A crumbling wizard is one of the final reminders of a roadside Middle Earth.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Park

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
San Simeon, California

Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

This stretch of beach along California's central coast is a busy highway for the largest seal in the northern hemisphere.
Pacifica, California

Linda Mar Taco Bell

The most beautiful Taco Bell in the world even has surfboard parking.
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Pescadero, California

Elephant Seals of Año Nuevo State Park

Once close to extinction, there is no shortage of elephant seals on the beaches of Año Nuevo State Park.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
Calipatria, California

Slab City

During winter months, this abandoned navy base becomes an off-grid home and alternative living community for thousands of retirees.
Redcrest, California

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

A hand-built folk art installation covered with messages of God's love.
Los Angeles, California

The Museum of Death

World's largest collection of serial killer artwork and other macabre exhibits.
Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda Smelter Stack

A smoke stack so large, the Washington Monument could fit inside!
Drummond, Montana

Garnet, Montana

This amazingly preserved gold rush town is a well preserved gem from the time.
Kalkaska, Michigan

Kalkaska Shoe Tree

Michigan’s most famous shoe tree.
Seney, Michigan

The Seney Stretch

"The Most Boring Road in the State."
Marquette, Michigan

The Superior Dome

As its grandiose name implies, this wooden dome is unsurpassed in size.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

A comedy troupe's collection of bizarre humor.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Marquette, Michigan

Lakenenland

Large one-man sculpture park in Michigan.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.