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Saint George's, Grenada

Jason de Caires Taylor's Underwater Sculpture Garden

A gallery of underwater art that can be visited by man and fish alike.
Dominica

Jacko Steps

This historic hiding place, often used by people escaping slavery, is a testament to a heroic struggle for freedom.
Piccadilly, Antigua and Barbuda

Fort Shirley Cemetery

Tours drive right past this military burial ground to get the the Shirley Heights lookout.
St John's, Antigua and Barbuda

VC Bird Monument

An imposing statue of the first prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda stands in the middle of a traffic intersection.
Saint Paul, Antigua and Barbuda

Pillars of Hercules

A series of magical limestone formations along the coastline of the country island of Antigua.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Auburn, Alabama

Auburn War Eagle

Auburn's iconic eagle flight goes back to a 19th century eagle that dropped dead on the field after inspiring the football team to victory.
Huntsville, Alabama

Pathfinder and the MPTA-ET

It may look like no more than a full-scale model, but every part of this full Space Shuttle stack had a working role in aviation history.
Huntsville, Alabama

MPTA-098

A propulsion engine testbed that paved the way for the Space Shuttle launch sits without recognition at this rocket center.
Birmingham, Alabama

Sloss Furnaces

Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world.
Townsend, Tennessee

Cades Cove Primitive Baptist Church

This building contains handprints that are well over a century old.
Sevierville, Tennessee

Dolly Parton Statue

An ode to "The Queen of Appalachia."
Dayton, Tennessee

Rhea County Courthouse

The site of the Scopes Trial contains a small exhibit dedicated to the famous case.
Sewanee, Tennessee

Sewanee Natural Bridge

A natural sandstone bridge hidden in the Sewanee forest.
Jackson, Tennessee

Casey Jones Village

This Tennessee museum is dedicated to a tragic railroad hero who inspired the famous ballad that bears his name.
Sevierville, Tennessee

Smoky Mountain Knife Works

While knives are the main feature in this store, visitors will also find dinosaur bones and meteorites.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

International Towing and Recovery Museum

This museum dedicated to an oft-overlooked support industry features a surprisingly moving brass diorama of a man being saved from a sinking car.
Pelham, Tennessee

The Caverns

An ancient cave system in Tennessee’s Appalachian foothills converted to a 1,200-person music venue.
Manchester, Tennessee

Old Stone Fort

This limestone outcropping was once a ceremonial site for ancient Native Americans.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

North Shore Dance Paving Stones

Follow the steps, and this roadside artwork will teach you how to dance.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Walnut Street Bridge

Once decrepit and slated for demolition, now one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.
Brownsville, Tennessee

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

An oversized metal construction of Billy Tripp's moods going through life.