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Casper, Wyoming

Hell's Half Acre, Wyoming

Devilish landscape, once cinema home to giant alien bugs, now derelict roadside attraction.
Salmon, Idaho

Dugout Dick Memorial

An Idaho legend carved out a cave village with his own two hands.
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.
Leadore, Idaho

Birch Creek Charcoal Kilns

These century-old beehive-shaped kilns were built to produce charcoal for nearby mines.
Island Park, Idaho

Yellowstone's Zone of Death

A legal loophole makes it possible to get away with murder within this 50-square-mile section of Yellowstone.
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.
Arco, Idaho

Experimental Breeder Reactor-I

The world's first nuclear power plant is open to visitors looking to role-play a meltdown.
Boise, Idaho

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Jail from the 19th century that was built by inmates.
Leadore, Idaho

Gilmore Ghost Town

A few dilapidated structures are all that remain of this deserted former silver mining town.
Stanley, Idaho

Custer Ghost Town

See just what life was like in a 19th century prospecting town.
Melba, Idaho

Map Rock

A petroglyph map of the upper Snake River carved by prehistoric hunter-gatherers.
Cottonwood, Idaho

Dog Bark Park Inn

Sweet Willy, at 30 feet tall, is the world's biggest beagle.
Sun Valley, Idaho

Ernest Hemingway's Grave

Despite his legacy of work in Spain, Cuba, and Florida, the larger-than-life writer's grave is a simple affair tucked in an Idaho cemetery.
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens.
Wimberley, Texas

Jacob's Well

A popular swimming hole that hides one of America's most deadly diving spots.
Odessa, Texas

Stonehenge Replica

A collection of massive stacked rocks in Texas includes a snarky note on the benefits of modern technology.
Glen Rose, Texas

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Tracks near this Texas nature site were once thought to support the Creationist belief that man and dino coexisted.
Llano, Texas

Baby Head Cemetery

This grimly-titled Texas cemetery is all that remains of a Wild West settlement with possibly the worst name.
San Angelo, Texas

Lower Ghost Camp

A mysteriously abandoned campsite in San Angelo State Park.
San Angelo, Texas

Blood Lake: the O.C. Fisher Reservoir

The end of times arrives, at least for the fish in the O.C. Fisher Reservoir.
Rockmart, Georgia

Braswell Mountain Rail Tunnel

An abandoned railroad tunnel forgotten by time awaits inquisitive hikers.
Dublin, Georgia

Fegren of the Air

The remnants of sheer survival in Dublin's monastery district.