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Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.
Hildebran, North Carolina

Abandoned Henry River Mill Village

An abandoned village that doubled as "The Hunger Games"' post-apocalyptic wasteland is up for grabs.
Claremont, North Carolina

The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge

A historic covered bridge, only one of two remaining in North Carolina.
Cleveland, North Carolina

Grave of Peter Stuart Ney

Mystery surrounds a famous marshal of Napoleon's army.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Bain Waterworks Plant

Art Deco urban decay at this historical building.
Sanford, North Carolina

Endor Iron Furnace

Ruins of an American Civil War iron forge still survive today.
Hillsborough, North Carolina

Historic Occaneechee Speedway

One of the few surviving original NASCAR dirt-track speedways.
Youngsville, North Carolina

Tomb of William Jeffreys

A young state senator's deathbed plea to be buried inside a rock resulted in this unusual grave site.
Mount Airy, North Carolina

Mount Airy

Andy Griffith's hometown has made itself up to look like the fictional town of Mayberry.
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small-town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
Norwalk, Connecticut

Stepford Wives Locations

Mansion and shopping center used in the 1975 film "The Stepford Wives."
Raleigh, North Carolina

Free Expression Tunnel

In a pedestrian tunnel on North Carolina State’s campus resides an expressive and artistic free-for-all.
Durham, North Carolina

Durham's Hidden Dinosaur

Don't be surprised if you see a long-necked dinosaur peeking out from among the trees in Northgate Park.
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

The world's longest known cave system.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Wiscasset, Maine

Musical Wonder House

An 18th-century home taken over by antique automatons and musical machines (Closed).
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Statue

This red-eyed chrome beast pays homage to the popular modern myth of West Virginia's insectoid monster.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Mothman Museum

A small storefront museum explores the history and myth of West Virginia's famous urban legend.
Nags Head, North Carolina

Jockey's Ridge

This shifting North Carolina sand dune is an odd little desert surrounded by oceanic forest life.
Charlotte, North Carolina

Musical Parking Garage

This nine-story building can be played like an instrument.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Dyed by iron oxide over centuries, these sandstone rocks rise thousands of feet into the sky.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.