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Dallas, Texas

The Traveling Man

A trio of colossal statues spread across a Dallas neighborhood chart the emergence of a giant robot born of a locomotive and spilled gin.
Dallas, Texas

'Eye' Sculpture

This downtown Dallas art installation is always on the lookout.
Mineral Wells, Texas

Camp Wolters

Decaying military base deactivated in the 70s is now visited by urban explorers and military enthusiasts.
Madrid, New Mexico

Mine Shaft Tavern

Home to New Mexico's longest bar, this watering hole also has a mining museum and a haunted history.
Amarillo, Texas

Ozymandias on the Plains

A pair of giant legs paying homage to a poem, a king, and it would seem, socks.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Pecos, New Mexico

Pecos National Historical Park

Despite time, colonization, and the brutal New Mexican heat, these Pueblo ruins still stand.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

The Elephant Kraal of Ayutthaya

This elephant kraal is the only one remaining in Thailand, dating back to the 16th century when these massive mammals were integral players in war and trade.
San Kamphaeng, Thailand

Bo Sang Umbrella Village

Peek into the world of those creating the beautiful, delicate paper parasols found all over the globe.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Evel Pie

“Live hard, ride fast, eat pizza” at this joint filled with Evel Knievel memorabilia.
Mineral Wells, Texas

Mineral Wells Fossil Park

This former Texas landfill is flush with 300 million-year-old fossils, all fit for the taking.
Hot Springs, Arkansas

The Arlington Hotel

This historic hotel at the head of Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park has storied history of gangsters and baseball greats.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Mauney House and Mine

The remains of the first public diamond mine in Arkansas.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Hugo, Oklahoma

Showmen's Rest

Circus cemetery for all the “showmen under God’s big top.”
Pomona, California

The Southern California Medical Museum

A small medical museum with a recreated doctor's office.
San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Tombstones

Visible below the waves are memorials to the city's Gold Rush dead.
San Francisco, California

Institute of Illegal Images

Museum befitting the city responsible for supplying the majority of the world's LSD.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
Denton, Texas

Goatman's Bridge

A registered historic landmark shrouded in unsettling local legends.
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

A small metropolis of Pueblo cave dwellings have been carved right into the hillside of this national monument.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

These Pre-Columbian petroglyphs contain representations of birds, deer, hunters, and even some early Native flute players.
Fremont, Michigan

National Baby Food Festival

Week-long festival in the baby food capital of the world.
Charlevoix, Michigan

Former World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan

There's more contention than one might expect from cherry pie pans.