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Memphis, Tennessee

Mud Island River Park

Walk the whole Mississippi River!
Olive Branch, Mississippi

Brussel's Bonsai Nursery

Walk through row upon row of manicured miniature trees at the United States' largest bonsai nursery.
Atlanta, Georgia

Alpaca Treehouse

This wondrous hideaway is suspended in a bamboo forest above a sanctuary for rescued llamas and alpacas.
Atlanta, Georgia

Switchyards Ping Pong Stadium

The only subterranean ping pong table in Atlanta.
Atlanta, Georgia

Gravity Research Foundation Monument

This stone is a marker of one millionaire's personal vendetta against gravity.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta White House

3/4-scale model of the White House in Atlanta, Georgia.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis's own personal tropical hideaway.
Memphis, Tennessee

Silky O'Sullivan's

Home to drunken tower-climbing goats... seriously.
Montgomery, Alabama

Civil Rights Memorial

Designed by Maya Lin, the memorial honors 41 individuals who died fighting for equal rights between 1954 and 1968.
Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville Solar Walk

A trek through the solar system here on earth.
Atlanta, Georgia

'Autoeater'

In Midtown Atlanta, tons of marble appears to be devouring a Fiat Panda at this unique art installation.
Atlanta, Georgia

The Elvis Shrine Vault

An old bank vault in Atlanta is now the eternal shrine to the King of Rock and Roll.
Atlanta, Georgia

Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium

A local dive where religious kitsch, Southern identity, and queer culture collide.
Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Interchange Spiral

Must form and function forever remain at odds? Not if the Florida Department of Transportation has its way.
Tampa, Florida

Mary Hadfield Watt Memorial

A seemingly inexplicable memorial honors a beloved Tampa fruit-seller.
St. Augustine, Florida

Monson Steps

The site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s arrest as he attempted to have lunch.
St. Augustine, Florida

Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries

The graves in Florida's oldest Black cemeteries are marked with shells, stones, and mementos of the deceased.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
Tokyo, Japan

Ikkoku Bridge Stone Marker for Lost Children

This monument gives insight into how lost children were found in Edo-period Tokyo.
Tokyo, Japan

Ishikawa Island Lighthouse

This public bathroom takes the form of a 19th-century lighthouse that once stood on the spot.
Tokyo, Japan

Jan Joosten Memorial

A commemoration of the first Dutchman to reach Japan, whose name still echoes in the heart of Tokyo.
Tokyo, Japan

Benten-dō Temple

A Buddhist temple on an artificial island that houses a monument to the fugu fish.
Tokyo, Japan

Tateishi-sama

This tiny stone in a children's park is what remains of an ancient, once-worshipped object.
Tokyo, Japan

Shirahatazuka Shiseki Park

Visitors to this park are welcomed by an ancient Japanese megalithic tomb that dates back to the sixth century.