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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Indian Pueblo Kitchen

Eat like pre-Columbian Native Americans in this New Mexico restaurant within the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Antoine’s Restaurant

The oldest family-run restaurant in the United States is a living museum of New Orleans dining history.
Omaha, Nebraska

Joslyn Castle

This once rural mansion now sits in the heart of the city.
Bentonia, Mississippi

Blue Front Cafe

The oldest active juke joint in the state sustains a niche school of blues guitar.
Clarksdale, Mississippi

Muddy Waters’ Cabin

The centerpiece of the Delta Blues Museum is a wooden sharecropper’s cabin that once housed a titan of blues music.
Holly Springs, Mississippi

Mittie Manning's Tomb

This tomb was fashioned with a sliding window for a grieving mother who struggled with her daughter's death.
Greenwood, Mississippi

Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market

A decaying building marks the site associated with Emmett Till's brutal 1955 murder, which helped sparking the civil rights movement.
Oxford, Mississippi

Rowan Oak

William Faulkner kept his beloved estate wild and untamed.
Marfa, Texas

Hotel Paisano

A little stop along the Texas highway where Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, and James Dean stayed while shooting the 1955 film "Giant."
Dallas, Texas

Adrian E. Flatt, M.D., Hand Collection

This collection of bronze hands comes from astronauts, presidents, baseball greats, and more.
San Antonio, Texas

U.S. Army Medical Department Museum

This museum showcases the history and contributions of the U.S. Army to the medical industry, both on the battlefield and off.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Enchanted Rock

An enormous pink granite batholith, long attributed with spiritual powers by the Tonkawa Indians.
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.
Valentine, Texas

Prada Marfa

A Prada store in the West Texas desert that is never open for business.
Panama City, Panama

Ancon Hill, República de Panamá

A pocket of jungle amidst urban expansion in Panama.
Anton Valley, Panama

Valley of Square Trees

Right angles in the forests of Panama.
Alto Pass, Illinois

Bald Knob Cross of Peace

Even with its slightly risible name this colossal cross is still able to inspire awe.
Effingham, Illinois

America's Largest Cross

Known as the "Cross At The Crossroads," this massive metal cross is just short enough to avoid the FAA.
Metropolis, Illinois

The Super Museum

You have to love a museum with a truly dedicated focus. A focus on Superman, for example.
Collinsville, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Once one of the world's great cities, Cahokia was a place of religious worship, trade and mass human sacrifice before being mysteriously abandoned.
Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

Cave-In-Rock

River pirates, murderous bandits, and serial killers used this Illinois cave as their debauched hideout.
Cairo, Illinois

Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois

A once-booming Mississippi River town with a history of racial violence is now eerie and mostly abandoned.
Shoshone, Idaho

Shoshone Bird Museum of Natural History

Three generations of intrepid collectors display their curious artifacts in a homemade museum right next to the caves they discovered.
Blackfoot, Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.