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Weeki Wachee 60th Anniversary, 2007.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors.
28.5167, -82.5739
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759
Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens

An underground mansion with fruit-bearing trees and grapes growing beneath the surface of central California.
36.8076, -119.8818
Unusual formations of coquina rock at The Rocks beach.
Palm Coast, Florida

The Rocks - Washington Oaks State Park

A secret, rocky playground hidden amongst the plain white beaches of the Florida coast.
29.6331, -81.2075
Fort Matanzas National Monument
St. Augustine, Florida

Fort Matanzas National Monument

This Spanish fort is made entirely of seashells.
29.7174, -81.2309
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
The Westin St. Francis Hotel. (Wikimedia Commons)
San Francisco, California

Westin St. Francis Hotel

Only hotel where you can legally launder money.
37.7877, -122.4086
The Double-Barreled Cannon in all its glory
Athens, Georgia

The Athens Double Barreled Cannon

After just one epic test blast, this literal loose cannon proved too explosive for combat.
33.9597, -83.3764
Georgia Guidestones
Elberton, Georgia

Georgia Guidestones

A mysterious monument meant to be a guide into "an Age of Reason."
34.2320, -82.8944
Savannah, Georgia

The Paris Market

This quirky curiosity shop takes its cues from the world's bazaars.
32.0792, -81.0929
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
34.9740, -85.3504
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

More than five miles of underground passageways.
35.0212, -85.4079
Climbing the Lookout Mountain Incline
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

This funicular railway rumbles along for a mile up the nearly vertical face of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain.
35.0060, -85.3429
The Choo Choo sign at night
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

This historic train station has been converted to a locomotive themed hotel.
35.0373, -85.3068
Walnut Street Bridge
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Walnut Street Bridge

Once decrepit and slated for demolition, now one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
35.0567, -85.3075
Etowah Indian Mounds
Cartersville, Georgia

Etowah Indian Mounds

These ancient ritual mounds are our best window into the culture of the ancient Mississippians.
34.1251, -84.8077
New Orleans, Louisiana

LaLaurie Mansion

A symbolic piece of New Orleans architecture—and a ghostly legend.
29.9618, -90.0612
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The oldest structure used as a bar in the United States.
29.9606, -90.0639
The Cats of Jackson Square
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cats of Jackson Square

By day this New Orleans square is for pedestrians, but by night it is a kingdom of kittens.
29.9567, -90.0628
Portraits of Napoleon decorate the bar named in his honour.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Napoleon House

A 200-year-old building in the French Quarter that was to be Napoleon's home in the New World.
29.9558, -90.0653
Cemetery in 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.
29.9594, -90.0714
Marie Laveau's tomb in 2005
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
29.9591, -90.0714
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 2

This "second" cemetery represents New Orleans' attempt to keep cholera at bay.
29.9606, -90.0756