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Groom, Texas

The Leaning Tower of Texas

This water tower slanted at an uncomfortable angle off the old Route 66 was an ingenious marketing ploy.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops

The future of roadside attractions is this sci-fi soda mecca that is home to a 66-foot tall neon pop bottle.
Telluride, Colorado

Mahr Building

This otherwise unremarkable ski town building marks the site of Butch Cassidy's first robbery.
Shattuck, Oklahoma

Shattuck Windmill Museum

Over 50 historic windmills whir away at this outdoor museum.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Cadet Chapel

Air Force Academy Chapel made of 100 identical tetrahedrons works to inspire those of all religions.
Morrison, Colorado

Tiny Town and Railroad

Travel through the wholesome amusements of yesteryear at this charming miniature village.
Rye, Colorado

Bishop Castle

The largest self-built castle in the U.S.
Cañon City, Colorado

Skyline Drive

This razorback ridgeline has doubled as a scenic drive since the early 1900s.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Green River, Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

Bizarre lunar-like landscape with thousands of large stone "hoodoos."
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Hanging Lake

Crystal clear lake with a shoreline of travertine located in a Colorado canyon.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Doc Holliday's Grave

Even in death, he's still your huckleberry.
Moab, Utah

Hole n' the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis' own personal tropical hideaway.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Christ of the Ozarks

This monumental Jesus is often referred to as "Our Milk Carton With Arms."
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

Haunted hotel, built on natural springs, once served as a hospital for a quack doctor promising cancer cures.