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Elberta, Alabama

Barber Marina

Come for the boats, stay to explore the intriguing assortment of art.
Elberta, Alabama

Bamahenge

Alabama has a fiberglass Stonehenge. With apologies to Spinal Tap, this one is full-size.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Berlin Wall Section in St. Petersburg

History is hiding at the Morean Center for Clay.
Live Oak, Florida

Hillman Bridge

This abandoned bridge is now a favorite haunt for graffiti artists.
Chattahoochee, Florida

Big Bend Jai Alai Fronton

This Florida arena, once host to "the fastest game in the world," has sat empty for 25 years.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

Grave of Douglas the Confederate Camel

The final resting place of the camel who served with the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Delta, Louisiana

Grant's Canal

The ill-fated plan to reroute the Mississippi so that Union ships could bypass Confederate fortifications on the river bend.
Simsboro, Louisiana

Driskill Mountain

The highest point in Louisiana, Driskill Mountain at 535 feet above sea level.
Dallas, Texas

Bowler Hat Sculpture

This sculpture of a bowler hat is complemented by a matching umbrella a few blocks away.
Fort Worth, Texas

Lee Harvey Oswald's Grave

Of course the grave of JFK's assassin is surrounded by conspiracy theories.
Aurora, Texas

1800s Alien Gravesite

This small town Texas cemetery is said to be the burial site of a UFO pilot who crashed in the 1800s.
Paradise, Texas

The Lost Arm of F. Stewart

In Paradise Cemetery resides a mysterious headstone with a strange inscription.
Amarillo, Texas

The Second Amendment Cowboy

This constitutionally sound Muffler Man harkens back to the days these attractions were a must-see.
Des Moines, New Mexico

Capulin Volcano

This volcano rises like a giant anthill from the plains below, with a road spiraling up to the rim.
Neece, Texas

Cast Away Crossroads

It's where the final scene of the beloved Tom Hanks movie was filmed.
Shamrock, Texas

U-Drop Inn

Once in disrepair, this popular Texas stop along iconic Route 66 has been restored to its past glory.
Tallahassee, Florida

Bill's Trail Little Lending Library

A trove of tiny treasures hidden within a Florida park.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

This state park was once an important Native American cermonial center.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Doullut Steamboat Houses

A prime example of New Orleans' unique architecture these early 20th century homes were built to look like steamboats.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Eiffel Tower of New Orleans

A little piece of Paris in the sultry south of the U.S.
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi

St. Augustine's Seminary

This Mississippi seminary was the first in America to train Black Catholic priests.
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fort Pickens

One of the only Florida forts to remain in the hands of the Union all through the Civil War still stands as a historic stronghold.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Fisherman's Castle on the Irish Bayou

This strange, small castle on the bayou has withstood the test of time and weather.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lake Jackson Ecopassage

This divisive system of turtle tunnels was built to save animals stranded after a highway split a lake in half.