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Ashburn, Georgia

Giant Peanut Monument

Sometimes there's only one way to prove how proud you are of something so small - build a monument to tell the world.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Knoxville, Tennessee

The Sunsphere

Knoxville’s architectural icon was the symbol of the 1982 World’s Fair, even catching the googly eye of Bart Simpson.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Ocala, Florida

Gypsy Gold Horse Farm

Visit these gentle, bell-bottomed, exquisite equines at the home of North America's first Gypsy Vanner horses.
North Fort Myers, Florida

The Shell Factory

The largest retailer of seashells in the world.
Flagler Beach, Florida

Bulow Plantation Ruins

The ruins of this ante-bellum sugar plantation are the end result of a Seminole attack during the Florida Wars of 1836.
Orlando, Florida

Discovery Island

Disney's abandoned animal island is now an overgrown ruin that was almost the coolest attraction ever.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Walnut Street Bridge

Once decrepit and slated for demolition, now one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Ruby Falls

The mysterious wonder of an underground waterfall is illuminated by multicolored lights.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
Atlanta, Georgia

Murder Kroger

A series of unfortunate events have given this grocery icon an eerie moniker.
Barnesville, Georgia

Wind Gap Mural

A mural in rural Georgia welcomes visitors to a fictional Missouri town.
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

A statue honoring 44 continuous years of greeting passing ships.
Atlanta, Georgia

Coca-Cola Secret Formula Vault

One of corporate America's best-kept secrets is also one of the most publicly displayed.
Senoia, Georgia

Senoia Main Street

The picturesque southern city served as the zombie-filled town of Woodbury in "The Walking Dead."
Savannah, Georgia

The Bonaventure Jogger

An eerie smiling woman looms above the granite tombstones.
Columbus, Georgia

Coca Cola Inventor's Grave

Coca Cola may be "the real thing" but its inventor, buried at this Georgia gravesite, called it a "valuable brain tonic."
Senoia, Georgia

Barbie Beach

This ever-changing arrangement of naked dolls even caught the attention of "The Walking Dead" crew.
Helen, Georgia

Nacoochee Mound

This lovely burial mound is actually a replica that was installed after archeologists excavated the original.
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
Blairsville, Georgia

Brasstown Bald

Georgia's highest point was given its strange name thanks to a simple translation error.
Atlanta, Georgia

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.