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McLean, Texas

1929 Phillips 66 Station

This refurbished gas station is one of the oldest in Texas, located on the original Route 66.
Cheboygan, Michigan

The Man-Killing Clam

This small, nautical gift shop is home to a 500-pound behemoth.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Strip Benchmarks

These markers are used to determine the ground stability of the Strip.
Rachel, Nevada

Extraterrestrial Highway Sign

This sign designates the road that leads to the infamous Area 51.
Hiko, Nevada

Alien Research Center

The self-proclaimed gateway to the Extraterrestrial Highway.
Erie, Michigan

Michigan's Lost Peninsula

This small piece of Michigan is entirely surrounded by Ohio.
Boulder City, Nevada

Alabam Statue - Hoover Dam Hero

An ode to one of the dirtiest jobs during the construction of the Boulder Dam.
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell UFO Spacewalk

A blacklight journey through a celestial art exhibit.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cats of Jackson Square

By day this New Orleans square is for pedestrians, but by night it is a kingdom of kittens.
Port Aransas, Texas

Chapel on the Dunes

The oldest functional consecrated church on Mustang Island.
Aransas Pass, Texas

Seaman's Memorial Tower

A tower that pays homage to local sailors who perished under the waves.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hemenway Park

A lovely park home with a few interesting guests.
Daggett, California

Solar One and Solar Two

Decommissioned experimental solar facilities that pioneered solar energy technology.
Rapid City, South Dakota

Cosmos Mystery Area

A place where the laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk... but of course haven't.
Keystone, South Dakota

Hall of Records in Mount Rushmore

Hidden behind Lincoln's head is a 70-foot-long chamber containing enamel plates documenting American history, sealed in a teakwood box in a titanium vault.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Tule Springs Ranch

Now a city park, this site started as a stage stop, then was a working ranch, and finally became a dude ranch that specialized in letting wannabe divorcees establish Nevada residency.
North Las Vegas, Nevada

Kiel Ranch

An 1870s ranch for pioneers, rodeo stars, and divorcees was abandoned and left for dead, until the city reopened it for exploration.
Pahrump, Nevada

Coffin It Up

Bringing back the art of handmade custom coffins.
Goldfield, Nevada

Hard Luck Mine Castle

This magnificent, quirky home sits atop a literal gold mine in the middle of the Nevada desert.
Nelson, Nevada

Techatticup Mine

This famous Nevada gold mine, once a hotbed of Wild West shenanigans, is now open for tours.
Goodsprings, Nevada

Pioneer Saloon

The wild west is still alive and well at this authentic mining town watering hole.
Nelson, Nevada

Nelson

A mining town once rife with murderous disputes over its copious treasures now creates income as a popular spot for photo shoots.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Zak Bagans Haunted Museum

A collection of haunted objects and macabre oddities under one roof.
Las Vegas, Nevada

High Roller

One of the world's tallest Ferris wheels takes visitors high above Las Vegas in a spinning party room.