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Los Angeles, California

Old Zoo Picnic Area

The abandoned zoo enclosures offer a perfect place to experience the other side of the bars.
Millbrook, Alabama

Spectre Set Ruins

The remains of an idyllic small town built for the film 'Big Fish' still stand around a rundown main street.
Houston, Texas

Downtown Houston Tunnel System

The largest underground pedestrian tunnel system in the U.S. mostly caters to the people working in the offices above, but provides a great, air-conditioned way to traverse the city.
Houston, Texas

Aurora Picture Show

Local arts organization founded in a former church.
Dripping Springs, Texas

Hamilton Pool

An emerald-green grotto just a short trip from Austin.
Dallas, Texas

Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive

A symbol of Texas pride.
Austin, Texas

Ghost Streets of Onion Creek

An entire subdivision was accidentally built on a flood plain, resulting in its eventual demolition—but the streets are still there.
Beverley, England

Beverley Messenger Rabbit

Lewis Carroll's White Rabbit or something else altogether?
Los Angeles, California

The Last Bookstore

This iconic L.A. bookshop is housed in an abandoned bank—both symbolic and chic.
Washington, D.C.

Carnegie Library of Washington, D.C.

D.C.'s first central library was born out of a chance encounter with the philanthropist whose name it bears.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube Houses

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
West, Texas

Czech Stop & Little Czech Bakery

Some of the best pastries in "the Czech heritage capital of Texas" come from a gas station off I-35.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Whales of Iceland

The largest whale museum in Europe allows visitors to walk among life-size giants.
Catoosa, Oklahoma

Blue Whale of Catoosa

Nature's biggest mammal swims in landlocked Oklahoma.
Llano, Texas

Baby Head Cemetery

This grimly-titled Texas cemetery is all that remains of a Wild West settlement with possibly the worst name.
Lampasas, Texas

World's Largest Spur

A spur fit for a giant sits just off Highway 281 in Texas.
Kudahuvadhoo, Maldives

Subsix

Fine dining 20 feet below the surface in the Indian Ocean.
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.
Amarillo, Texas

Helium Time Columns Monument

A time-capsule monument reminding future generations of the importance of efficient and effective use of natural resources.
Amarillo, Texas

Combine City

These half-buried combine harvesters just off Route 66 are an homage to the Cadillac Ranch.
Canyon, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon

The Grand Canyon of Texas.
Panhandle, Texas

VW Slug Bug Ranch

A small car graveyard sits in the shadow of the famous Cadillac Ranch.
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.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze.