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Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Oregon, Illinois

The Eternal Indian

This monolithic statue was erected in honor of Chief Black Hawk (even if it was not made to look like him).
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

A bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water, jackalopes, and a giant dinosaur.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Center of the Nation Monument

Yes, this monument is aware that it is about 20 miles away from the actual center of the United States.
Jamestown, North Dakota

World's Largest Buffalo

A true roadside icon standing on the same plains that the herds once roamed.
New Harmony, Indiana

New Harmony Labyrinth

Symbolic attempt to overcome the issues of life.
Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

Cave-In-Rock

River pirates, murderous bandits, and serial killers used this Illinois cave as their debauched hideout.
Alto Pass, Illinois

Bald Knob Cross of Peace

Even with its slightly risible name this colossal cross is still able to inspire awe.
Alto Pass, Illinois

Root Beer Saloon

Taxidermy, Cigar Store Indians, A Model of a New York Tenement and Delicious Draft Root Beer.
Makanda, Illinois

Monument to Boomer the Hero Dog

This odd stone memorial remembers a loyal dog who offended the rail barons with his speed and saved his master with his pee.
Monticello, Illinois

Robert Allerton Park

The park that the Chicago Stockyards built.
Arcola, Illinois

Rockome Gardens - An Amish Themepark

You were once able to challenge a chicken to tic-tac-toe at this park, which is now converted into the Aikman Wildlife Adventure.
Anna, Illinois

King Neptune Memorial

This simple gravestone remembers a pig who single-hoofedly raised $19,000,000 for the Navy.
Effingham, Illinois

America's Largest Cross

Known as the "Cross At The Crossroads," this massive metal cross is just short enough to avoid the FAA.
Olney, Illinois

Albino Squirrels of Olney, Illinois

The mysterious white squirrels of this Illinois city are treated like sacred cows.
New Harmony, Indiana

The Roofless Church

This open air cathedral invites all faiths to worship under the only roof big enough to fit them all: the sky.
Auburn, Kentucky

South Union Shaker Village

The remains of this visionary community can still be found much as it was a century ago.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.