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Chimney Rock
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect geological spire was not always named so domestically since the native inhabitants of the area thought it looked more like a penis.
41.7029, -103.3486
Wilson, North Carolina

Whirligig Park (Formerly Acid Park)

A piece of outsider public art accompanied by a strange urban legend.
35.7226, -77.9128
Zebulon, North Carolina

Mercury Cougar

A giant cat slowly prowls the parking lot of Zebulon's car dealerships.
35.8211, -78.3354
Henderson, North Carolina

Giant Lady Legs of Henderson

The largest legs you'll ever see on a country road in North Carolina.
36.3008, -78.3997
Gravestones at the British Cemetery .
Ocracoke, North Carolina

British Cemetery of Ocracoke

The North Carolina grounds are leased in perpetuity to the British Commonwealth for as long as the WWII sailors are buried there.
35.1167, -75.9810
Futuro House in Frisco NC
Frisco, North Carolina

Outer Banks Futuro House

The only known Futuro house in North Carolina sits along a stretch of desolate highway on the Outer Banks.  .
35.2488, -75.6087
Late-model Grave Digger on display at the Digger's Dungeon.
Poplar Branch, North Carolina

Grave Digger's Dungeon

The Cadillac Ranch for monster truck aficionados.
36.2854, -75.9198
Jockey's Ridge
Nags Head, North Carolina

Jockey's Ridge

This shifting North Carolina sand dune is an odd little desert surrounded by oceanic forest life.
35.9624, -75.6339
One of the darkened tunnels.
Breezewood, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

An abandoned stretch of highway, deteriorating next to the operational one.
40.0000, -78.2280
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious replication of Stonehenge.
42.1386, -102.8591
(Flickr/jimmywayne)
Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
39.3508, -101.7102
(Flickr/dbking)
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Cadet Chapel

Air Force Academy Chapel made of 100 identical tetrahedrons works to inspire those of all religions.
39.0080, -104.8903
419.99 mile marker
Stratton, Colorado

419.99 Mile Marker

When zealous marijuana enthusiasts kept stealing the "Mile 420" highway marker, the State of Colorado got creative.
39.2943, -102.5815
Genoa, Colorado

The Wonder Tower

See 6 states! Pickled freaks! Rocks! Antiques!
39.2731, -103.5036
Egyptian Building west facade
Richmond, Virginia

Egyptian Building

A convincing little bit of ancient Egypt smack dab in Richmond, Virginia.
37.5391, -77.4293
The Markel Building
Richmond, Virginia

The Markel Building

Inspired by a foil-wrapped potato, (seriously) the Markel Building has been deemed one of the 10 ugliest buildings in the world.
37.5846, -77.4993
Raleigh, North Carolina

Bain Waterworks Plant

Art Deco urban decay at this historical building.
35.7581, -78.6413
Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky
Raleigh, North Carolina

Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky

This woodland architectural installation acts as a camera obscura for the heavens.
35.8101, -78.7024
The geyser was added in place of Eero Saarinen's original plan for a twin arch on the east side of the river
East St. Louis, Illinois

Gateway Geyser

Man-made geyser that rises to the exact height of the Gateway Arch across the river.
38.6229, -90.1706
Phil the groundhog
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Gobbler's Knob

A tradition unlike any other, this marks the site of the annual Groundhog's Day tradition.
40.9309, -78.9571
Avenue of the Giants
Redcrest, California

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
40.3682, -123.9296
Vallejo, California

Mare Island

The former Naval shipyard is open for exploring - mostly.
38.0947, -122.2821
Duffield, Virginia

Virginia's Natural Tunnel

A 300 yard long natural tunnel through a ridge deep in the Appalachian Mountains.
36.7030, -82.7430