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Grapevine, Texas

Parr Park Rock Trail

In Parr Park, thousands of painted rocks line this walking trail.
Dallas, Texas

Gravesite of Clyde Barrow

The final resting place of infamous outlaw Clyde and Marvin Barrow.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Moon Tree

A clone-tree grows in Washington Square Park sprung from seeds that went to the Moon and back.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tiffany Glass Mural "The Dream Garden"

Mural made of 100,000 pieces of hand blown glass, and until recently, the largest glass mural in the US.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elfreth's Alley

This charming colonial alleyway is one of the oldest continuously used residential streets in the U.S.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Irish Memorial at Penn's Landing

An Irish Memorial commemorating those who perished due to potato blight.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Swann Memorial Fountain

A tour de force of a fountain, memorializing a man who loved fountains more than anything else.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Giant Ants

Ant sculptures march up the side of what used to be an iconic spot in punk rock lore.
Dallas, Texas

Thanks-Giving Square

A serene temple with stunning stained glass hides in downtown Dallas.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

U.S.S. Cairo

This iron and wood Civil War city-ship was the first vessel to be sunk by an electrically detonated torpedo.
Marianna, Florida

Florida Caverns State Park

The only Florida state park with publicly accessible caves.
Hawthorne, Florida

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Farmyard

This impeccably preserved farmstead is a time capsule of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist's life.
Chokoloskee, Florida

Ted Smallwood Store

A time capsule of Floridian history fights to survive on the banks of Chokoloskee Bay.
Opa-locka, Florida

Opa-Locka City Hall

America's only city hall with minarets took architectural cues from Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
North Miami Beach, Florida

Miami Showmen's Association Rest

A gaudy painted elephant stands in memory of south Florida's fallen carnies.
North Miami Beach, Florida

The Cloisters of the Ancient Spanish Monastery

St Bernard de Clairvaux Episcopal Church, better known as one of the oldest European buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Leslie Nielsen's Gravesite

A self-explanatory attraction allows fans to respectfully remember and honor a comedy legend.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

'Thrive'

This concrete sculpture features a woman opening her heart to showcase a beautiful fern.
Palm Beach, Florida

Johnnie Brown's Grave

Grab a slice of pizza next to the remains of the "human monkey" who ran for mayor.
Palm Beach, Florida

Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea

The oldest house of worship in Palm Beach has a wonderful tropical garden.
West Palm Beach, Florida

Hurricane of 1928 Mass Burial Site

This mass grave for Black and other victims of a massive hurricane remained hidden until 1991.
Pinellas Park, Florida

Replica Fardier de Cugnot

The only known working replica of the world's first self-propelled vehicle.