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Tierra Verde, Florida

Fort De Soto Park

Fascinating military history, awe-inspiring wildlife encounters, and endless outdoor adventures draw people to this sprawling park.
Asheville, North Carolina

The Cat Walk

Sculptor Vadim Bora's bronze felines pay playful homage to architectural features no longer extant along Asheville's Wall Street.
Miami, Florida

Mary Brickell Park & Mausoleum

Amid the hustle and bustle of Miami’s Financial District sits a mausoleum-turned-monument.
Starke, Florida

Atheist Monument

The first atheist monument on public land in the United States.
Washington, D.C.

Spanish Steps

A terrace reminiscent of Rome's Spanish Steps is tucked away in a little park in Washington, D.C.
Crystal River, Florida

Crystal River Archaeological State Park

The mounds on this coastal archaeological site reveal the history of the land’s first inhabitants.
Sponsored by Discover Crystal River
Seattle, Washington

Denny Substation

The Denny Substation has been called "the coolest substation in the world" and sits in a densely populated Seattle neighborhood.
Kenansville, Florida

Heartbreak Hotel

It's believed Elvis Presley was inspired to write his breakthrough track after staying here.
Islamorada, Florida

Florida Keys Memorial

Dedicated to the victims of one of the deadliest hurricanes to strike the United States in recorded history.
Durham, New Hampshire

Milne Nature Sanctuary

A quiet spot commemorating two naturalists who had to choose between love and the university at which they both taught.
Brunswick, Georgia

Brunswick Stew Monument

This monument claims to display the first pot used to cook a famed Southern stew.
Pineville, North Carolina

James K. Polk Historic Site

These cabins mark the site where our 11th president was born (probably).
Evinston, Florida

Wood and Swink General Store and Post Office

This general store is stocked with memorabilia from the 1930s onward—almost none of it for sale.
Seattle, Washington

Tashkent Park

This park celebrates a sister city relationship that survived the Cold War.
St. Augustine, Florida

Monson Steps

The site of Martin Luther King Jr.'s arrest as he attempted to have lunch.
Mobridge, South Dakota

Sitting Bull Monument

The final resting place of the Hunkpapa Lakota leader Tatanka Iyotaka, commonly known by the English translation Sitting Bull.
Gainesville, Florida

34th Street Graffiti Wall

Though illegal, city officials have made an exception for this work of art.
Nye County, Nevada

Tybo

Equipment used to mine silver and lead has been preserved in this almost-ghost town in northern Nye County.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Site of the World's First KFC

In 1952, this restaurant began selling the Colonel's “secret” recipe.
Salt Lake City, Utah

'Out of the Blue'

This mural changes every few years.
Seattle, Washington

Cal Anderson Park

A large AIDS Memorial Pathway art installation provides a moment for quiet contemplation in this public park.
Placida, Florida

White Pelican Island

Every winter, this tiny islet on Florida’s Gulf Coast is swarmed by some of the largest birds on the continent.
Palmdale, California

Blackbird Airpark

See four top-secret US spy aircraft of the Cold War era, including the legendary SR-71 Blackbird and the A-12 Oxcart.
Christmas, Florida

Swampy the Alligator

Measuring approximately 200 feet long, Swampy is the world's largest alligator-shaped building.