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Morgantown, West Virginia

Don Knotts Statue

The actor best known for slapstick comedy is memorialized in his home town.
Nikkō-shi, Japan

Kanmangafuchi Abyss

A remarkable lava formation encloses a line of Buddhist statues that can't be accurately counted, according to local mythology.
Xian Shi, China

Xi'an City Walls

An ancient fortification lives on in this Chinese city.
Beijing, China

Working People's Cultural Palace

This smaller cousin of the Forbidden City has gone from ancestral sacrifice to tourist's whispers.
Xuzhou, China

Western Han Dynasty Terracotta Warriors Museum

The tiny statues form China's only known terracotta army from the Han dynasty.
Rocky River, Ohio

Yorkie Doodle Dandy Memorial

Smoky, also known as "Yorkie Doodle Dandy," was a four-pound hero of World War II.
Novelty, Ohio

ASM International Materials Park

Known as "The Dome" this is the world's largest open air geodesic dome.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Spring Grove Cemetery

This magnificent Cincinnati graveyard is also a popular public park.
Lake Village, Indiana

Giant Lady's Leg Sundial

A unique outdoor timepiece at a "clothing-optional" resort.
Centerville, Indiana

Warm Glow Candle Outlet

A giant lumpy candle serves as a beacon for this highly scented pit stop.
Kansas City, Missouri

Community Christian Church

A magnificent church designed by world-renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Independence, Missouri

Leila's Hair Museum

A museum celebrating the Victorian obsession with hair art.
Columbia, Missouri

BoatHenge

Like Stonehenge, but with boats and oodles more charm.
Topeka, Kansas

Great Mural Wall of Topeka

Topeka has its own great wall, and it's covered in colorful images from the city's history.
Lucas, Kansas

Bowl Plaza

This artsy public restroom is shaped like a giant john.
Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden

Self-built house and sculpture park where the creator can still be seen in a glass coffin.
Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
York, Nebraska

Lee's Legendary Marbles & Collectables

Visitors to this museum will uncover a whimsical collection of marbles from across time.
Kearney, Nebraska

Morris Press Cookbook Store

Inside this magical collection, you can buy recipes cooked up by church ladies, motorcycle clubs, and clowns.
Beatrice, Nebraska

Homestead National Monument

This was the first homestead registered after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act into law.
Ogallala, Nebraska

Petrified Wood Gallery

A fascinating collection of art made from petrified wood and fossils by two octogenarian twin brothers.
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect, phallic geological spire wasn't always named so domestically.
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

An experimental, automotive replica of Stonehenge.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prince’s Star at First Avenue

After the musical legend's death, his memorial was mysteriously graffitied in gold.