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Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Native Americans surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
Metropolis, Illinois

The Super Museum

You have to love a museum with a truly dedicated focus. A focus on Superman, for example.
Durham, North Carolina

The Can Opener

This North Carolina railroad trestle is a notorious big rig executioner.
Durham, North Carolina

Bennett Place

The scene of the largest surrender of Confederate troops at the end of the American Civil War.
New Haven, Connecticut

Ingalls Rink

It looks like a whale, it's part of Yale, and it's best-known by a nickname you can probably work out for yourself.
New Haven, Connecticut

Louis' Lunch

While many places make the claim, the Library of Congress says this restaurant is the birthplace of the hamburger.
Durham, North Carolina

Duke Lemur Center

This research center for rare prosimians is studying how they sleep to help prolong human life.
Asheville, North Carolina

Folk Art Center

A wonderful display of arts and crafts handmade by local artisans in the Southern Appalachians.
Asheville, North Carolina

The Grove Park Inn

The U.S. Supreme Court's secret Cold War relocation facility in the mountains of North Carolina.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
Asheville, North Carolina

Flat Iron Sculpture

This giant iron playfully pays tribute to an early 20th-century architectural trend.
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Mystery Museum

A collection dedicated to the mysterious and dark side of the area, housed in the basement of a Masonic lodge.