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Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Geographical Center of the Entire United States

Despite monuments in other locations, this spot in a South Dakota field is recognized by the U.S. National Geodetic Survey as the center of the 50 states.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

This historic national park is covered in the stunning ruins of red rock pueblos.
West Alton, Missouri

Jones Confluence Point State Park

Stand at the point where the two mightiest rivers in the United States converge.
Uvita, Costa Rica

Punta Uvita Tombolo

Along a coast that sees the annual migration of humpback whales, a geological formation that takes the shape of a whale’s tail.
Kansas City, Missouri

TWA Museum

The golden age of flight captured in a downtown airport.
St. Louis, Missouri

The Mural Mile (Floodwall)

Hundreds of graffiti artists have decorated this flood-wall on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
Lucas, Kansas

World's Largest Souvenir Travel Plate

Kansas's Grassroots Art Capital welcomes visitors to Lucas through its very own World's Largest Thing.
Silverton, Colorado

Christ of the Mines Shrine

This alpine statue of Jesus in Silverton is said to protect both miners and local economies.
Paducah, Kentucky

World’s Largest Quilting Needle

A 22-foot stainless steel quilting needle pays tribute to a local connection to fiber arts.
Hanksville, Utah

Hollow Mountain

At this gas station in the middle of the desert, a convenience store has been carved directly into the rock.
Green River, Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

Bizarre lunar-like landscape with thousands of large stone "hoodoos."
Hanksville, Utah

Kathline Rock View Area

This roadside stop between Goblin Valley is the perfect location to view some of the region's natural wonders.
Compton, Arkansas

Hemmed-In-Hollow Falls

The highest waterfall between the Rockies and the Appalachian Mountains.
Paris, France

Invader Ground Zero

A tribute shrine where the Space Invasion street art movement started.
Girona, Spain

Pont de les Peixateries Velles (Eiffel Bridge)

Designed by Gustave Eiffel before his famed tower.
Brooklyn, New York

Washington Park Wall

The unassuming structure was part of a Major League Baseball stadium.
Brooklyn, New York

Friends Quaker Cemetery

19th century cemetery hidden in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Brooklyn, New York

Endale Arch

This striking arch, one of the first architectural elements constructed in Prospect Park, was recently restored to its original glory.
Irondale, Missouri

Devil's Honeycomb

Some of the oldest exposed rock formations in the United States.
Winona, Missouri

Rocky Falls

A 40-foot waterfall flows into this unique natural swimming hole.
Lake Powell, Utah

Cathedral in the Desert

The damming of the Colorado River buried an iconic geologic formation before record-breaking drought brought it back.
Barcelona, Spain

Font de Sant Just

This fountain was designed to honor the man who helped bring water to Barcelona.
Burfordville, Missouri

Bollinger Mill and Buford Covered Bridge

The only mill in the state that features a covered bridge.
Woodside, Missouri

Greer Spring

An underground river pushes more than 200 million gallons out of this Missouri spring every day.