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Crawfordville, Florida

Harvey's Ford Truck Collection

Off of the Crawfordville Highway in Florida, nature is taking back this decrepit row of Ford trucks.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Grave of Charles Dummett

A local road runs around a memorial to a teenager who died in 1860.
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer.
Lake Helen, Florida

Cassadaga

Town of spiritualists and mediums in Florida.
Ochopee, Florida

Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport

This isolated airport in the middle of the Everglades sees more alligators than planes.
Seffner, Florida

Airstream Ranch

An octet of classic chrome trailers speared into the ground act as a tribute to the silver bullets of the open road.
Clermont, Florida

The Citrus Tower

An icon among Florida's pre-Disney tourist attractions.
Orlando, Florida

The Holy Land Experience

A mega theme park-wax museum mélange containing all things biblical.
Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens

A vast array of tropical plants collected by a vacationing couple.
Dade City, Florida

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village

Step into the past and experience what life was once like in the Sunshine State.
Lakeland, Florida

'Child of the Sun' Campus

A Florida college boasts the world's largest single-site collection of structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Bartow, Florida

Wonder House

Given just one more year to live, Conrad Schuck built his dream house in Bartow, Florida.
Lake Wales, Florida

Spook Hill

A haunted hill that supposedly defied gravity.
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

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

Monument of States

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, rocks and fossils from every U.S. state were collected into a pyramid of national unity.
Orlando, Florida

Global Convergence Sculpture

Remarkably realistic Florida shoal bass "swim" inside this large globoid sculpture.
Orlando, Florida

Jack Kerouac House

The humble home where the famous beat author lived briefly and wrote one of his most famous works.
Longwood, Florida

The Senator

The culprit who accidentally lit this 3,500-year-old tree on fire stated "I can't believe I burned down a tree older than Jesus."
North Miami Beach, Florida

The Cloisters of the Ancient Spanish Monastery

St Bernard de Clairvaux Episcopal Church, better known as one of the oldest European buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
Chicago, Illinois

Palmer House Hilton

This historic hotel invented the chocolate brownie.
Chicago, Illinois

Livonian Wolves at the Leaping Wall

In one Chicago park, a trio of werewolves are waiting to devour their fallen brethren.
Chicago, Illinois

Alinea Restaurant

The subtle science of a master molecular gastronomist.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.