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Memphis, Tennessee

Peabody Hotel Duck March

Every day a troupe of pampered water fowl walk the red carpet to their favorite fountain.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

Navajo Bridge

When it was built in 1929, this historic bridge was the only place to cross the Colorado River for 600 miles.
Memphis, Tennessee

Mud Island River Park

Walk the whole Mississippi River!
Memphis, Tennessee

Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art

The "Jade Museum" is full of thousands of intricately carved works of art made from various precious stones.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

The hotel where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot is now a museum dedicated to his work.
Memphis, Tennessee

Isaac Hayes's Gold-Plated Cadillac

The bad-ass ride of a soul legend, housed in one of the world's few soul museums.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis's own personal tropical hideaway.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Crystal Shrine Grotto

This head-spinningly bizarre Depression-era art cave is wall-to-wall quartz and Jesus.
Wilmette, Illinois

Bahá'í Temple

The only Bahá'í house of worship in North America and one of only a handful worldwide.
Anaheim, California

Walt Disney’s Lamp

Allegedly haunted by Walt Disney himself, this inconspicuous lamp is always kept lit in his honor.
Kayenta, Arizona

Burger King Navajo Code Talkers Display

Hidden inside this Arizona fast food franchise is an in-depth exhibit on the famed WWII counterintelligence program.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, located in the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Durango, Colorado

Hesperus Peace Park

A quiet rock and botanical garden is the beautiful centerpiece of Fort Lewis College.
Durango, Colorado

White Rabbit Books & Curiosities

A riverside tiny house with books and other treasures galore.
Durango, Colorado

Strater Hotel

A hotel with a rich Wild West history of miners and bootleggers.
Durango, Colorado

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This spectacular track has run continuously since 1882.
Ensenada, Mexico

La Bufadora

Legend says one of the world's largest marine geysers is actually a whale that got wedged within the rocks.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu Lighthouses

More than 25 fully functional scale replicas of famous lighthouses dot the shores of Lake Havasu.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
McMinnville, Oregon

Evergreen Aviation Museum

Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose.
Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria Column

A Roman-style column in Oregon hides a spiral staircase inside.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.