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Decatur, Georgia

Mechanical Riverfront Kingdom on Druid Hill

An unusual art exhibition in a suburban yard is designed to awaken the souls of those flowing by.
New Port Richey, Florida

Hacienda Hotel

Built in 1927, this pink stucco hotel once hosted stars of Hollywood’s silent movie era. Now it's being brought back to life.
Hoy, Scotland

Dwarfie Stane

Legends surrounding this megalithic tomb range from giants to a dwarf named Trollid.
New Port Richey, Florida

Pasco County Stilt Houses

These simple structures are living monuments to the fishermen who built this community over a century ago.
Alltnacaillich, Scotland

Dun Dornaigil Broch

Unusually, this ancient Iron Age broch has never been excavated.
Hendersonville, North Carolina

Apple Valley Model Railroad Club

Inside this old train depot resides a multi-line model train covering western North Carolina.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Paolozzi Studio

A recreation of pop art pioneer Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi's London studio.
Lerwick, Scotland

'Shetland Receivers'

This audio art installation pays tribute to the weather and unique linguistic history of the archipelago.
Lerwick, Scotland

The Dutchman's Leap

Legend has it that a Dutch fisherman lost control of his Shetland pony and tumbled from this cliff.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Miss Jean Brodie Steps

These steps offer a breathtaking view of one of Europe's most besieged fortresses.
Kingman, Kansas

Glenn Stark Park

This roadside park filled with unusual statues is on the grounds of an abandoned railway station.
Sevierville, Tennessee

Smoky Mountain Knife Works

While knives are the main feature in this store, visitors will also find dinosaur bones and meteorites.
Andersonville, Georgia

Andersonville National Historic Site

The site of the notorious Camp Sumter Prison is now a peaceful memorial.
Blairsville, Georgia

The Appalachian Trail Shoe Tree

An eerie site of reverence for those who have completed an epic journey.
Newton, Massachusetts

John Eliot Memorial

Eliot was the first missionary to produce religious text for Algonquians in their own language.
Uravan, Colorado

Uravan

Only a few signs remain of the buried Colorado mining town that supplied the uranium for the first atomic bomb.
Marshall, North Carolina

Wind Phone

This disconnected phone allows words to travel in the wind to deceased loved ones.
Seattle, Washington

Greenwood Space Travel Supply Co.

Pick up all of the cosmic knick-knacks under the sun or take a creative writing course, all offered in this novelty storefront.
Port Orchard, Washington

Elandan Gardens

Bonsai trees that are up to a thousand years old.
Port Orchard, Washington

Hobbit House

A little piece of the Shire is hidden behind a plant nursery in Port Orchard, Washington.
Renton, Washington

Jimi Hendrix Memorial

The final resting place of one of the most sensational guitar players of all time was only created after his father got the rights to his music.
North Bend, Washington

Lester Ghost Town

A short hike into the mountainside forest reveals a decaying 1890s town.
Olympia, Washington

Bordeaux, Washington

The remains of a former logging boom town, crumbled away in the forest.
Olympia, Washington

Mima Mounds

Native American burial mounds? Giant gopher dens? No one knows what created the Mima Mounds.