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Carthage, Missouri

Boots Court Motel

This historic motel standing at the "crossroads of America" offers a radio in every room and was saved by local protesters.
Kansas City, Missouri

Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia

Two hundred tons of pioneer artifacts were painstakingly recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Missouri River.
Miami, Oklahoma

Route 66 Sidewalk Highway

When you can afford only half a road, you build only half a road.
Murfreesboro, Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park

The only diamond mine in the world where you can keep what you find.
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

A small metropolis of Pueblo cave dwellings have been carved right into the hillside of this national monument.
Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Santa Rosa Blue Hole

A clear blue swimming hole with hidden caves, still unexplored.
Dewey, Oklahoma

Tom Mix Museum

This small-town museum is dedicated to the original western movie mega-star.
Miami, Oklahoma

Coleman Theatre

This historic theater's pipe organ still accompanies silent films just like it did in 1929.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops

The future of roadside attractions is this sci-fi soda mecca that is home to a 66-foot tall neon pop bottle.
Groom, Texas

The Leaning Tower of Texas

This water tower slanted at an uncomfortable angle off the old Route 66 was an ingenious marketing ploy.
Panhandle, Texas

VW Slug Bug Ranch

Small car graveyard sits in the shadow of the famous Cadillac Ranch.
Pecos, New Mexico

Pecos National Historical Park

Despite time, colonization, and the brutal New Mexican heat, these Pueblo ruins still stand.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause.