kaf0529's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Loading map...
Tampa, Florida

J.C. Newman Cigar Factory

Tour the oldest family-owned cigar-rolling factory in the country—then learn how to roll your own.
Plant City, Florida

Dinosaur World

Nearly 200 prehistoric giants lurk among the trees at this theme park.
Tampa, Florida

Wat Mongkolratanaram

Every Sunday for the last 30 years, this Buddhist temple has hosted a market with food and Thai goods.
Largo, Florida

Heritage Village

Step back in time at this immersive historical village.
Tierra Verde, Florida

Fort De Soto Park

Fascinating military history, awe-inspiring wildlife encounters, and endless outdoor adventures draw people to this sprawling park.
Orlando, Florida

'The Traveler'

If you don't look closely, you might mistake this sculpture for just another passenger waiting at the airport.
Sedona, Arizona

Teal McDonald's Arches

The world's only teal arches exist in a city that cares more about its aesthetic than an Instagram influencer.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

The Hodag

The menacing creature had a tremendous influence on the local culture before being exposed as a hoax.
Ironwood, Michigan

Copper Peak Ski Jump

The largest ski jump in the Western Hemisphere hasn't hosted skiers in decades.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

The Tunnel at Niagara Parks Power Station

A tunnel that brings more than a century of history to life from the deepest parts of the Niagara Gorge.
Dubuque, Iowa

Fenelon Place Elevator

For just a few bucks, this Iowa funicular will let you feel like an 1800s fat cat.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Grave of Johnny Appleseed

This grave marks the final resting place of pioneer John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.
Tampa, Florida

Henry B. Plant Museum

Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
Tampa, Florida

Roland M. Manteiga Statue

A memorial to legendary newsman, publisher, and owner of La Gaceta, the only trilingual newspaper in the U.S.
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida.
Madeira Beach, Florida

The Church by the Sea

Visitors flock to see this church tower's unintended feature: It happens to resemble a giant chicken from multiple points of view.
Hayward, Wisconsin

Shrine to Anglers

143 feet of leaping muskie whose mouth can be used as a wedding venue.
Phillips, Wisconsin

Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park

An oddly poignant roadside attraction celebrating American folklore.
Ogema, Wisconsin

Timms Hill

The highest point in Wisconsin is capped by two towers that are not as mythic as Tolkien's but provide much better views.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Devil's Lake

A remnant of the last Ice Age, this lake is surrounded by fascinating rock formations.
Irving, Texas

'Mustangs of Las Colinas'

This strategically-placed fountain creates the magnificent illusion of mustangs galloping across a river.
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.