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Holly Hill, Florida

Home of the Holly Hills Gnomes

What started as three small gnomes at the base of a tree has grown into a full-blown gnome home.
Flagler Beach, Florida

Bulow Plantation Ruins

The ruins of this antebellum sugar plantation are the end result of a Seminole attack during the Florida Wars of 1836.
Gainesville, Florida

University of Florida Bat Houses

The world's largest occupied bat houses hold hundreds of thousands of flying mammals.
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment.
Williston, Florida

Devil's Den

The scuba diving training facility was named for the steam that rises from the cave's chimney.
Chillicothe, Ohio

Hopewell Culture National Historic Park

The mounds at this site were reconstructed with the help of archaeologists and historians.
St. Augustine, Florida

Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery

Only through the lens of a microscope can visitors see the true treasures inside this museum.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
Ormond Beach, Florida

Dummett Sugar Mill Ruins

The ruins of a once-thriving sugarcane plantation that was burned in the Second Seminole War.
St. Augustine, Florida

Old Spanish Trail Zero Milestone

In this case, 'zero' marks the spot where the iconic Old Spanish Trail ends.
Gainesville, Florida

Tu Viện A Nan

This Buddhist temple is home to a number of towering statues spread over a peaceful wooded park.
Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville Solar Walk

A trek through the solar system here on earth.
Gainesville, Florida

34th Street Graffiti Wall

Though illegal, city officials have made an exception for this work of art.
St. Augustine, Florida

Monson Steps

The site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s arrest as he attempted to have lunch.
Washington, D.C.

D.C. War Memorial

An overlooked memorial honoring the local Washington residents who died in World War I.
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
Washington, D.C.

National Bonsai Museum

One of the dwarven trees dates back to 1625 and survived the Hiroshima bombing.
Washington, D.C.

National Capitol Columns

The United States Capitol's former columns still stand.
Haifa, Israel

The Carmelit

This subterranean funicular is one of the world's smallest subways.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Moreton Bay Fig Tree

One of the largest trees of its kind in California.
San Diego, California

Spreckels Organ Pavilion

The world's largest outdoor organ is played weekly by one of just two civic organists in the U.S.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Hawthorne, Florida

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Farmyard

This impeccably preserved farmstead is a time capsule of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist's life.
St. Augustine, Florida

Andrew Young Crossing

Bronze footprints mark the path where a civil rights leader tried to march in peaceful protest before being knocked unconscious.