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Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Christ of the Ozarks

This monumental Jesus is often referred to as "Our Milk Carton With Arms."
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Conflict Kitchen

A take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh's Snoopy Doghouse

Despite being stolen multiple times, this civic electrician's street corner Snoopy won't be stopped.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Former Pittsburgh Stock Exchange

When oil was discovered just outside of Pittsburgh, the city became home to this regional stock market.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dr. Tumblety's Time-Inspired Specialty Shop

This shop filled with oddities and knick-knacks is named for a 19th-century charlatan.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

The United States’s oldest funicular railway glides up and down a steep Pittsburgh street.
Kecksburg, Pennsylvania

Space Acorn

Pennsylvania's own Roswell-style UFO mystery.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Monroeville Mall

The Pennsylvania shopping center was once the setting for the 1978 film, "Dawn of the Dead."
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Arsenal Park

This public park was the site of the largest civilian disaster of the Civil War.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Civil War Tails at the Homestead Diorama Museum

A diorama of the Civil War, fought by cats.
Erie, Pennsylvania

USS Niagara

A living maritime paradox still floats in the same lake where it was built and resurrected... or was it?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kaufmann's Clock

Meet your friends, marry your true love, or tell your enemies to kiss your butt under this historic Pittsburgh timepiece.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
Felton, California

Bigfoot Discovery Museum

This quirky roadside attraction dives into the many theories surrounding North America's most infamous hairy cryptid.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Golden Gate Park's historic collection of plants.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Maysville, Kentucky

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Slavery to Freedom Museum

This small museum is kept in a house that was integral to the genesis of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Petersburg, Kentucky

The Creation Museum

A 70,000-square-foot institution dedicated to a very literal, creationist perspective on the Book of Genesis.
Avella, Pennsylvania

Meadowcroft Rockshelter

This Pennsylvania cave holds evidence of the oldest known inhabitants of North America.
Millvale, Pennsylvania

Mr. Small's Funhouse

An 18th-century Catholic church converted into an eccentric temple of music and bacchanalia.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dippy the Dinosaur

A model of a dinosaur that was named for Andrew Carnegie stands outside the museum that also bears his name.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cathedral of Learning

The largest university building in the West is a gothic masterpiece containing dozens of theme rooms based on different countries.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Randyland

Found art has transformed this Pittsburgh neighborhood into a psychedelic dream.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Original Puppets from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

The residents of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe live without much fanfare within the Pittsburgh Children's Museum.