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Tallahassee, Florida

Ghost Roads of Fallschase

The haunting remains of a failed housing development can still be found behind the big box stores that were to anchor them.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

The Green Mound

One of the largest Native American shell middens stands 30 feet tall.
Pensacola, Florida

Wreck of the USS Massachusetts

The "worst battleship ever built" is enjoying a grand second act, submerged 30 feet in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tampa, Florida

Hong Kong Willie

Recycled junk and fishing buoys litter the yard and facade of this bait shop cum art project.
Orlando, Florida

Tupperware Confidence Center

A museum preserving one company’s history of preserving food.
Atlanta, Georgia

Doll's Head Trail

Just a few miles from downtown Atlanta is a trail covered in a crazy collection of outsider art.
Panamint, California

Barker Ranch

The location of the last stand of Charles Manson's doomsday cult.
Key Largo, Florida

Underwater Hotel in Key Largo

Stay in a room with a view... of the bottom of the ocean.
Atlanta, Georgia

Grave of Fiddlin' John Carson

The first singer to cut a country music record is buried in a small graveyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
Americus, Georgia

Habitat for Humanity's Global Village & Discovery Center

HFH's slum simulation is either a noble recreation of poverty or a cringeworthy attempt at same.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Glass Treehouse

Suspended above the ground in a thicket of towering Georgia trees is a modern architectural wonder.
Austin, Texas

Sparky Park

A former electrical substation is now home to an eccentric junk art masterpiece.
Skiatook, Oklahoma

The Healing Stone of Skiatook

A natural rock formation believed to be a cure-all.
Leadville, Colorado

National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum

An enthusiastically interactive mining museum that won't let black lung ruin the fun.
Fruita, Colorado

'Mike the Headless Chicken' Sculpture

It would be easy to walk past this unusual piece of art and have no idea it pays tribute to the odd life of a real chicken.
Evergreen, Colorado

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

The highest paved road in North America winds its way up Mount Evans in Colorado to an altitude of 14,130 feet above sea level.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.