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Incline Village, Nevada

The Flume Trail

A breathtaking 19th-century trail overlooking Lake Tahoe.
Decatur, Georgia

Waffle House Museum

A late-night restaurant empire was launched from this humble storefront.
Corbin, Kentucky

Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum

The first KFC is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Quinter, Kansas

Castle Rock Badlands

These otherworldly limestone formations jut out from the Kansas prairie.
Boston, Massachusetts

Berkeley Weather Beacon

A beacon atop a downtown building provides Bostonians with weather forecasts and baseball news.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

The Old Country Store and Museum

This store also houses a museum dedicated to the history of these small, historic community shops.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Former Pittsburgh Stock Exchange

When oil was discovered just outside of Pittsburgh, the city became home to this regional stock market.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Jennie Wade House

Home of the only civilian casualty at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Retreat Tower

Designed as a place for patients to take in the scenery, this tower has a dark history.
St. Louis, Missouri

Wainwright State Office Building

One of the world's earliest skyscrapers.
East Liverpool, Ohio

The First Evangelical Presbyterian Church

A storybook church made from a mesmerizing medley of multi-colored stones.
East Liverpool, Ohio

The Starting Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey

After covering almost 1.5 billion acres, the survey's still not finished.
Richmond, Virginia

Sharp's Island

This historic, one-acre island is the only legal place to camp in the city of Richmond.
Bar Harbor, Maine

Jordan Pond Popovers

These light, hollow rolls have been linked to Acadia National Park since the 1890s.
Charlevoix, Michigan

Former World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan

There's more contention than one might expect from cherry pie pans.
Chicago, Illinois

Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum

The palatial McDonald's that inspired Wesley Willis.
East St. Louis, Illinois

Gateway Geyser

Man-made geyser that rises to the exact height of the Gateway Arch across the river.
Chicago, Illinois

Man With Fish

This awkward aquarium sculpture is one of the strangest statues in Chicago.
East Peoria, Illinois

Franklin Street Bridge Monument

Steel remnants of a bridge make up a unique sculpture along the banks of the Illinois River.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Museum

This library and museum is dedicated to the life and literature of the Indianapolis native author.
Knoxville, Maryland

The Sign Above the Tunnel

This advertisement for talcum powder was painted on the rock face and has since defied removal.
Carroll, Ohio

Lockville Ruins

See the nearly two-century-old ruins of pre-railroad America at the former site of a lock on the Ohio and Erie Canal.
Joshua Tree, California

Desert View Conservation Area

This conservation area is also home to many of the region's desert tortoises.
Traverse City, Michigan

World's Largest Cherry Pie Tin

An enormous roadside pan tells the story of a battle for pie glory.