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Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
Stuart, Florida

Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge

In a time before lifeguards, this house was a sanctuary for the shipwrecked.
Miami, Florida

Miami Jai-Alai

The timeworn "Yankee Stadium" of the fastest game in the world isn't going anywhere.
Palm Beach, Florida

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum

This railroad and oil tycoon's lavish estate now stands as a time capsule of the Gilded Age.
DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Britton Hill

The highest point in Florida is still the lowest high point in the country.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Titusville, Florida

American Space Museum

The unique collection includes bronze cast handprints of some of America's most famous astronauts.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Crandon Park Zoo Ruins

It turns out that a hurricane-prone beach is probably not the best place to house wild animals.
Crawfordville, Florida

Wakulla Springs

One of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs, where mastodons once roamed.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

The third tallest lighthouse in America once guided author Stephen Crane to safety.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
St. Augustine, Florida

Fort Matanzas National Monument

This Spanish fort is made entirely of seashell and concrete.
Marianna, Florida

Florida Caverns State Park

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

Monkey Jungle

Where monkeys run wild and the humans are caged.
Delray Beach, Florida

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens dedicated to the Japanese farmer that refused to throw in the trowel.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Forneys Creek, North Carolina

Tail of the Dragon

This winding road of 318 curves is a must-visit for (careful) motorcycle and sports car enthusiasts.
Robbinsville, North Carolina

Cheoah Dam

A historic dam made famous for its turbines and feature in a Hollywood classic.
Bryson City, North Carolina

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee at 6,643 feet above sea level, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect.
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

Who needs fancy modern water slides when this giant North Carolina rock works just as well?
Sparta, Tennessee

Virgin Falls Pocket Wilderness

Visit this playground of waterfalls, caves and sinkholes.
Lake Wales, Florida

Spook Hill

A haunted hill that supposedly defied gravity.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.