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Traverse City, Michigan

Protected Indian Trail Marker Tree

This tree was warped centuries ago to serve as a botanical wayfaring tool.
Traverse City, Michigan

Coast Guard City Monument

A humble ode to the heroic air rescue efforts of the United States Coast Guard serving on the Great Lakes.
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Flanders, New York

Big Duck

A former poultry store that looks like a giant duck and is one of the "seven wonders" of Long Island.
West Alexandria, Ohio

Dadsville

This unincorporated community in western Ohio got its peculiar name from John "Daddy" Baker.
Guilford Township, Indiana

Who North America

One of the largest collections of merchandise from the famous British sci-fi show can be found smack in the middle of Indiana.
Mooresville, Indiana

Mooresville's Gravity Hill

This mysterious hill seems to pull objects uphill.
Center Point, Indiana

Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Lions and tigers and leopards, servals, pumas, bobcats, lynxes, and ocelots... oh my!
Greencastle, Indiana

Periodic Table Display

Display that gathers the basic elements of the universe in one convenient location.
Springfield, Ohio

Hartman's Rock Garden

A miniature world of stone in suburban Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.
Zanesville, Ohio

Vasehenge

A circle of giant painted vases in the former pottery capital of the U.S.
Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville Y-Bridge

A favorite of Amelia Earhart, ranking among those rare bridges that can be crossed without changing sides of the river.
Kecksburg, Pennsylvania

Space Acorn

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

Koontz Coffee Pot

This titanic java kettle is one of the many kitschy landmarks located along America's OTHER famous highway.
Everett, Pennsylvania

The Igloo Soft Freeze

Built in the 1970s, this curious modular home found new life as a sundae-shaped ice cream stand.
Breezewood, Pennsylvania

Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

An abandoned stretch of highway, deteriorating next to the operational one.
New York, New York

Komodo Dragon Diorama

Here be dragons.
New York, New York

American Museum of Natural History Mountain Gorilla Diorama

Creating this diorama spurred naturalist Carl Akeley to begin advocating to protect the apes.
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Art Walls

This outdoor gallery of graffiti-covered walls pays homage to the past, present, and possible future of street art.
Leland, Michigan

Leland's Historic Fishtown

A charming remnant of 19th-century fishing towns sits on Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula.
Leland, Michigan

Leelanau Preservers Tile Wall

The artwork honors those who are dedicated to preserving the beautiful Michigan peninsula.