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Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Houston, Texas

Houston Airport Subway

The only airport with a people mover system designed by Walt Disney Imagineering.
Galveston, Texas

S. S. Selma

A decaying concrete oil tanker served as a disposal location for bootleg hootch.
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Valle, Arizona

Valle Planes of Fame Air Museum

An incredible airplane graveyard sits outside this small museum dedicated to preserving aviation history.
Johannesburg, South Africa

Neighbourgoods Market

A growing popular hipster market with over 100 local specialties and live music.
Accra, Ghana

La Tante DC 10

This grounded passenger jet is now a restaurant, complete with rows of seats and “flight attendant” servers.
Cape Town, South Africa

Tapi Tapi Ice Cream

The frozen treats at this Cape Town parlor are inspired by Africa's food cultures.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more than you think it is...
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Falls Park

More than 7,000 gallons of water pour over these cascading red quartzite waterfalls every second.
Rapid City, South Dakota

Cosmos Mystery Area

A place where the laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk... but of course haven't.
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water, jackalopes, and a giant dinosaur.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Peru, Indiana

Seven Pillars of the Mississinewa

A set of tall pillars and alcove-like rooms that are significant to the Miami people of Indiana.
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Witches Gulch

Over thousands of years, this slot canyon was carved out of the bed of an ancient lake.
Middleton, Wisconsin

National Mustard Museum

More than 5,000 contemporary and "historic" mustards from around the world.
Holland, Michigan

Windmill Island Gardens

The park is home to the United States's only still-operating Dutch windmill.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Park of Roses

An unassuming 13-acre park is home to over 12,000 roses.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Lucky Cat Museum

This collection of Japanese luck idols beckons visitors with over 2,000 waving paws.
Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Columbus, Ohio

The Topiary Park

Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece has been recreated in Ohio in topiary form.