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Kemmerer, Wyoming

JCPenney Mother Store

One of America's largest retail chains got its start in one of its most remote rural destinations.
Afton, Wyoming

World's Largest Elkhorn Arch

This town is home to the world’s largest arch constructed entirely of elk antlers.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Butte, Montana

World Museum of Mining

A sprawling museum located on the former site of the Orphan Girl Mine.
Big Timber, Montana

Crazy Mountain Museum

The museum isn't crazy, it's a museum of Sweet Grass County history complete with a replica Norwegian stabbur.
Helena, Montana

Cathedral of St. Helena

Modeled after a famous church in Vienna, Austria—but in Helena, Montana.
Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
Twin Falls, Idaho

Twin Falls Waterfall

One of the "twins" in these falls on the Snake River was sacrificed for hydropower generation in the 1930s.
Twin Falls, Idaho

I. B. Perrine Bridge

The only bridge in the United States where BASE jumping is legal without a permit year-round.
Shoshone, Idaho

Shoshone Bird Museum of Natural History

Three generations of intrepid collectors display their curious artifacts in a homemade museum right next to the caves they discovered.
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
Shoshone, Idaho

Shoshone Ice Caves

This underground cave located in the most barren reaches of Idaho is filled with ice year-round.
Jerome, Idaho

Minidoka National Historic Site

During World War II, over 13,000 people of Japanese ancestry were forcibly removed from their homes and incarcerated in this camp in the Idaho desert.
Kimberly, Idaho

Shoshone Falls

These falls, sometimes called the "Niagara of the West," still put on a good show at the right time of year.
Corinne, Utah

ATK Rocket Garden

Dozens of rockets and missiles are on display outside a testing facility in the Utah desert.
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.