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Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawai'i's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
Kula, Hawaii

Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

Ten acres of the Kula Forest Reserve make up this wonderous state park.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The second oldest continuously operating bar in Louisiana.
Boise, Idaho

Albertsons Stadium

Boise State's stadium was the first non-green football field in the world.
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
George Town, Cayman Islands

George Town

The capital of the Cayman Islands is a center of offshore banking, but gets battered by blistering hurricanes.
Rock Stone Pond, Belize

Altun-Ha

An important Mayan religious and trading center dating back to 200 BC.
Palmer, Alaska

Independence Mine

This abandoned mine offers a glimpse at what life was like for those who came to Alaska seeking Gold Rush riches.
Palmer, Alaska

Eklutna Tailrace

This popular fishing spot at the outflow of a 4.5-mile long hydroelectric tunnel sports a jetty literally made out of classic cars.
Anchorage, Alaska

The Seward Highway

Considered by many to be one of the most dangerous highways in Alaska.
Homer, Alaska

Salty Dawg Saloon

Buy your friend a drink or staple some cash to the wall for the next guy at the Salty Dawg Saloon.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

This massive redwood tree has a hole in the base big enough to drive through.
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.
Klamath, California

Trees of Mystery

Two mammoth statues inspired by equally tall tales lure tourists to this roadside attraction.
Chicago, Illinois

Carroll Avenue

A little-known subterranean street runs under some of the best-known buildings in Chicago's River North.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Illegal drag racing two stories beneath Chicago’s streets.
Chicago, Illinois

Heald Square Monument's Statue of Liberty

The iconic Chicago sculpture hides a beautiful and easily overlooked plaque on the backside.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stock Exchange Arch

A spectacular remnant of an Adler and Sullivan masterpiece that was destroyed in 1972.
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers.
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
Alcova, Wyoming

Devil’s Gate (Wyoming)

A devilishly named gorge that was a sign of salvation for many pioneers.