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Afton, Virginia

Crozet Tunnel

A railroad tunnel that, upon its completion, was considered one of the engineering marvels of the modern world.
Lynchburg, Virginia

Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum

The Harlem Renaissance poet and activist wrote, organized, and hosted travelers in this Lynchburg, Virginia oasis.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

The only museum outside of Australia dedicated to exhibiting the artwork of Indigenous Australian artists.
Staunton, Virginia

American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse

The only recreation of William Shakespeare's indoor playhouse.
Washington, D.C.

Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe

A museum cafe showcases Native American dishes and indigenous ingredients from across the Western Hemisphere.
Washington, D.C.

Library Of Congress Gutenberg Bible

One of the three perfect vellum copies of this historic book known to exist is on display in a specially-designed case.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Philbrook Museum of Art

The collection is housed in an exquisite mansion that makes you feel like you've been transported to an Italian villa.
St. Augustine, Florida

González–Álvarez House

Built around 1723, this is the oldest surviving home in the U.S.'s oldest colonial city.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

One of the oldest, tallest, and most haunted lighthouses in America.
Staunton, Virginia

Frontier Culture Museum

Outdoor exhibits explore the contributions of European, African, and indigenous peoples to American frontier culture.
White Post, Virginia

Dinosaurland

Outsider art meets paleontology at this roadside reptile repository.
Boyce, Virginia

Ginkgo Grove Garden

Every autumn, this grove of living fossils erupts in a blaze of brilliant golden-yellow leaves and stinky fruit.
Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.
Forks, Washington

Kalaloch Tree of Life

This large Sitka spruce that appears to be floating in mid-air, has defied logic for years.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Seaside, Oregon

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse Columbarium

Where Nor'easters go to die.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

The Natural Bridge

A sacred site for Native Americans surveyed by George Washington and owned by both King George III and Thomas Jefferson.
Natural Bridge, Virginia

Hidden J.R.R. Tolkien Quote

Lines from a walking song are etched into a rock in Natural Bridge State Park.
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
Luray, Virginia

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

An organ located deep within a cave, whose "pipes" are the geological features of the cave itself.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Ix Art Park

An abandoned textile mill that is now home to art and concerts.