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Green Valley, Arizona

I-19, America's Only Metric Interstate

After a short-lived attempt to bring America in line with the rest of the world, this road was left in metric.
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
Charlotte, North Carolina

VisArt Video

Rare videos and memorabilia await visitors inside this unique store.
College Station, Texas

Bottle Cap Alley

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

World’s Longest Car Wash

255 feet of suds, scrubbers, and blow dryers.
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
Houston, Texas

The Hobbit Café

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

Dr Pepper Museum

Housed in a century-old building, this museum's dedicated not just to soft drinks, but to the free enterprise system.
Arlington, Virginia

Joseph Marthon Memorial Mainmast

The naval commander’s proudest moment in battle is memorialized in this unique tomb at Arlington Cemetery.
Arlington, Virginia

Pentagon Cable Crossing Sign

Please don’t anchor your boat onto the Department of Defense’s underwater data cables.
Alexandria, Virginia

Hollensbury Spite House

The narrowest house in America is seven feet of pure spite.
Arlington, Virginia

Abingdon Plantation Ruins

The remains of a historic plantation nestled in between a parking lot and the rental car return at Reagan National Airport.
Washington, D.C.

Congressional Garbage Tunnel

The tunnel under the Capitol Building where Congress takes out its trash.
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Bollards

The 5.5-mile ring of steel posts around the Capitol Building is one of the largest (and most uniform) of its kind in the world.
Washington, D.C.

The Lockkeeper's House

A derelict bit of infrastructure from the canal that once ran through D.C. is landlocked in the heart of the city.
Washington, D.C.

D.C. War Memorial

An overlooked memorial honoring the local Washington residents who died in World War I.
Washington, D.C.

Carousel on the National Mall

Washington's iconic carousel has a nice piece of Civil Rights history.
Washington, D.C.

Old Stone House

The oldest building in the District of Columbia was preserved because of a mistaken connection to George Washington.
Washington, D.C.

Godey Lime Kilns

A historic ruin just 20 feet away from a busy highway onramp.
Washington, D.C.

National Archives Vault

An atomic bomb-proof strongbox protects the U.S. Constitution from terrorists and thieves.
Arlington, Virginia

Arlington Temple United Methodist Church

This church built atop a gas station promises to "equip you for the next stage in your life’s journey."
Arromanches-les-Bains, France

Mulberry Harbour at Arromanches

Remains of the artificial harbours invented for the Allied invasion of Normandy can still be seen at sea.
Montrichard Val de Cher, France

La Cave des Roches (Mushroom Caves)

Miles of man-made caves and tunnels are currently used for cultivating mushrooms.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.