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Zebulon, North Carolina

Mercury Cougar

A giant cat slowly prowls the parking lot of Zebulon's car dealerships.
Wilson, North Carolina

Whirligig Park (Formerly Acid Park)

A piece of outsider public art accompanied by a strange urban legend.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Last Shell Oil Clamshell Station

This bright yellow relic is the final survivor of a short burst of seashell-shaped petrol pumps.
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

This New England covered bridge is home to the tale of a jilted lover known to haunt the area.
Corinth, Vermont

East Corinth

The quaint little Vermont town played a quaint little Connecticut town in Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice."
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Franconia, New Hampshire

The Frost Place

A short nature trail winds through the greatest works of poet Robert Frost.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world", it sure seems that way to hikers.
Moscow, Maine

Roadside Birdhouses of Moscow, Maine

A collection of birdhouses await curious motorists and avian squatters.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Puerto Rico

Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

A magnificent waterfall nestled in the heart of the El Yunque National Forest.
Mexico City, Mexico

Pyramid of Ehécatl

The ruins of an ancient temple to the Aztec wind god discovered in the middle of a metro station.
Mexico City, Mexico

Foro Sol

The F1 Mexican Grand Prix circuit goes right through the middle of this old baseball stadium.
Chignahuapan, Mexico

Iglesia del Honguito

Visit this small Mexican church to pray to a mushroom that is supposedly marked with the image of Christ.
Nativitas, Mexico

Murals of Cacaxtla

These strikingly colorful paintings were created by a mysterious Mesoamerican civilization.
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94.
Rose Hill, North Carolina

Mother Vine Scuppernong Wine

This sweet Southern elixir comes from what may be the oldest grape vine in North America.
Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

Hell on Earth is actually a small town in Michigan where anyone can be mayor for a day.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica of the Greek structure is in the heart of Nashville.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

This whimsical Oz-themed park had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
White Pigeon, Michigan

Wahbememe Burial Site and Monument

A memorial to the Potawatomi chief who allegedly ran nearly 150 miles to alert settlers of an impending attack.
Detroit, Michigan

Motown Museum

Berry Gordy Jr.'s old home and the original headquarters of Motown Record Corporation.