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Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

The highway's southernmost spot is a beloved local attraction.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key Largo, Florida

The African Queen

The famous boat that once ferried Bogart and Hepburn still floats in Key Largo after being abandoned for years.
Miami, Florida

Ferdinand Magellan Presidential Railcar

With nickel-steel armor and three-inch thick bullet resistant windows, FDR's train was a rolling fortress.
Homestead, Florida

Ed Leedskalnin's Coral Castle

A mysterious castle built as a monument to lost love.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Soldiers & Sailors Observatory

This Indianapolis landmark offers a secret panoramic view of the city. 
Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Steam Clock

At the top of the hour, this steam-powered clock's eight brass whistles play "Back Home Again in Indiana."
Mount Macedon, Australia

Sanatorium Lake

This artificial lake was built to provide water for a planned facility that would treat tuberculosis patients.
Echuca, Australia

Echuca Wharf

A timber wharf that contributed to Echuca becoming the largest inland port in 19th-century Australia.
Port Arthur, Australia

Remarkable Cave

It's said that visitors can "see" Tasmania inside this cave.
Brim, Australia

Brim Silo Murals

These giant grain silo portraits capture elements of rural life in Australia.
Adelaide, Australia

'A Day Out'

These bronze sculptures sow whimsy by hamming it up on a pedestrian mall.
South Wharf, Australia

Polly Woodside

This historic tall ship traveled 1.5 million miles around the globe, and once did duty as the mythical pirate ship in Peter Pan.
Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

Australia's first open air museum and antique 3D theater.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

Taxidermy of the racing horse with a huge heart, who inspired hope in the Depression.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
Melbourne, Australia

Captain Cook's Cottage

The 18th-century home was disassembled into 253 cases and brought all the way from the other side of the world.
Melbourne, Australia

Old Melbourne Gaol

Once housing children next to hardened criminals this historic jail once displayed Ned Kelly's skull until it was stolen.
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Princetown, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
Cervantes, Australia

The Pinnacles

Alien rock formations grown from the sands of an Australian national park.
Port Campbell, Australia

Loch Ard Gorge

A clear example of the process of erosion in action.