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Martinsville, Illinois

Moonshine, Illinois

Even with only two residents and one building, this tiny Illinois town is famous for its burgers.
Vandalia, Illinois

The Kaskaskia Dragon

Buy a token from the liquor store and you can make this beast spew flames on command.
Marshfield, Missouri

Hubble Space Telescope Replica

In Edwin Hubble's hometown, a scale model of the groundbreaking telescope that was named in his honor.
Waco, Texas

Waco Mammoth Site

Visitors can walk over the largest concentration of Columbian mammoths to have died from one event.
Ingram, Texas

Stonehenge II

A recreated Stonehenge stands in a country field, complete with Easter Island moai heads standing as sentries.
Fredericksburg, Texas

National Museum of the Pacific War

Modern technology and live displays tell the story of the Pacific during WWII for the Internet generation.
Terlingua, Texas

Lajitas Ghost Town

Ghost town with a beer-drinking goat for mayor.
Madison, Wisconsin

L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum

A hundred-year-old museum filled with giant physics toys and experiments designed by grad students.
Cleveland, Ohio

Buckland Museum of Witchcraft and Magick

A collection of Wiccan artifacts and occult paraphernalia started by the leader of the Long Island Coven.
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Wizard Quest

A theme park attraction designed to turn your children into LARPers.
Anoka, Minnesota

Anoka State Hospital

For over a century, it was a crucial center of mental health treatment and also the source of many local legends.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Arcade

Funded by John D. Rockefeller, this is one of the earliest, and most beautiful, shopping arcades in America.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
Carroll, Ohio

Lockville Ruins

See the nearly two-century-old ruins of pre-railroad America at the former site of a lock on the Ohio and Erie Canal.
Dayton, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
Logan, Ohio

The Caves of Hocking Hills State Park

Rare recess caves fill this unbelievably beautiful Ohio park.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Tyler, Texas

Tyler Rose Garden

The largest public collection of roses in the United States.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Grand Saline, Texas

The Salt Palace

A small "palace" and museum made of, and devoted entirely, to salt.
Lindale, Texas

Old Mill Pond Museum (formerly Parrot Park)

Park filled with machinery that drove the southern agriculture and oil industries forward.
Tyler, Texas

Apache Drive-In Theatre

A mysterious drive-in nestled in the forest that leaves little to the imagination.
Benton, Illinois

George Harrison Commemorative Mural

The famous Beatle secretly visited this Illinois town several times to visit his sister.
Kokomo, Indiana

KokoMantis

Along this stretch of Indiana roadway resides a giant insect composed entirely of scrap metal.
Little Rock, Arkansas

H.U. Lee International Gate and Garden

A beautiful South Korean gate and garden in Little Rock honors American Taekwondo.
Earle, Arkansas

Parkin Archeological State Park

The scant remains of an expansive indigenous civilization can be seen at this Arkansas state park.