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Washington, D.C.

The Mansion on O Street

With over 100 jam-packed rooms to explore plus elaborate tea services and events, the Mansion on O Street is a hidden treasure.
Washington, D.C.

Boy Scout Memorial

The innocent intentions of this monument are somewhat lost in the sculpture's muscled imagery.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
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.

Washington Monument Lightning Rod

The monument's pointy aluminum tip has been melted down by repeated lightning strikes.
Green River, Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

Bizarre lunar-like landscape with thousands of large stone "hoodoos."
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

Utah is home to the fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Savannah, Georgia

Rousakis Plaza Echo Square

"X" marks the spot of an echo chamber in the middle of a plaza.
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
Geneva, Switzerland

United Nations Ceiling

This colorful but controversial ceiling has been likened to a 21st-century Sistine Chapel.
St. Marys, Georgia

Dungeness Ruins

Ruins of the Carnegie family mansion on Cumberland Island.
Paju, South Korea

Dora Observatory

The best place for scenic views of the DMZ and North Korea.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain.
Las Vegas, Nevada

'The Mantis'

Las Vegas's very own 40-foot-tall fire-spewing praying mantis.
Atlanta, Georgia

Switchyards Ping Pong Stadium

The only subterranean ping pong table in Atlanta.
Johns Creek, Georgia

Monkey Massacre Memorial

The statues commemorate the legendary mass killing of escaped circus monkeys.
Atlanta, Georgia

Flat Rock and Hart Cemeteries

Two Civil War-era cemeteries stuck between runways at the world's busiest airport.
Senoia, Georgia

Senoia Main Street

The picturesque southern city served as the zombie-filled town of Woodbury in "The Walking Dead."
Atlanta, Georgia

Trap Music Museum

A provocative museum dedicated to the genre and the harsh realities that inspired its origins.
Lithonia, Georgia

Arabia Mountain

Like Mars, but much closer.
Lithia Springs, Georgia

The New Manchester Manufacturing Company

The ruins of a cotton mill that was burned in the Civil War are still hidden in a Georgia forest.
Polk City, Florida

Fantasy of Flight

The world's largest private aircraft collection.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.