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Corsicana, Texas

The Grave of Rope Walker

A peg-legged tightrope walker did not reveal his name as he was dying, and so he was buried as “Rope Walker."
Huntsville, Texas

Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery

Inmates dig the graves at the largest prison cemetery in the U.S., the final resting place of both cowboys and Indians.
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

The world's tallest statue of an American hero.
Houston, Texas

Virtuoso Sculpture

Once seen as a bit of an eyesore, this sculpture has become a staple of downtown Houston.
Houston, Texas

Arthur B. Cohn House

A historic, century-old house plopped along the perimeter of Houston's ballpark.
Bellaire, Texas

‘Move One Place On’

A curious statue fit for a mad tea party.
Houston, Texas

Smither Park

A park filled with vibrant mosaics created by more than 300 folk artists.
Houston, Texas

Twilight Epiphany Skyspace

Artist James Turrell's ode to dawn and dusk on the campus of Rice University.
Houston, Texas

The Hobbit Café

A taste of Middle Earth, in the middle of the Bayou City.
College Station, Texas

Century Tree

Campus tradition says couples who walk beneath this enormous oak will stay together forever.
College Station, Texas

Reveille Mascot Cemetery

Resting place of the Texas A&M canine mascots, who watch the game from the grave with their own miniature scoreboard.
College Station, Texas

Bottle Cap Alley

Decades of discarded bottle caps line this alleyway, a fixture of Texas A&M.
Hearne, Texas

Grave in the Road

This one-woman cemetery was a small civil rights victory.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

Take a dip in the world's largest mineral hot springs pool.
Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center

This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
Grand Lake, Colorado

Holzwarth Trout Lodge

The remains of an early 1900s dude ranch that operated until the 1970s.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

The second-largest cave chamber in the world was discovered in 1898 by a 16-year-old and a friend known as "Pothead."
Cisco, Texas

Old Zoo Nature Trails

Hike the ruins of a zoo that was shut down by an unsolved murder.
Lampasas, Texas

World's Largest Spur

A spur fit for a giant sits just off Highway 281 in Texas.
Marble Falls Township, Texas

Dead Man's Hole

Civil War dumping ground for the bodies of terrorized Union sympathizers.
Austin, Texas

Stone Windmill

This stone windmill marks an old, mysterious homestead in what is now central Austin.
Waco, Texas

Lev's Gathering Place

A musical sanctuary that preserves gospel’s Golden Age is tucked inside a library at Baylor University.
Jet, Oklahoma

Great Salt Plains

This unique landscape is the only place in the world to dig for hourglass-selenite crystals.
Cascade, Colorado

The North Pole

This vintage theme park is peak Christmas kitsch—and it's open all summer.