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  • Stovall's Space Age Lodge

    Stovall's Space Age Lodge

    Gila Bend, Arizona

    The exterior is eye-catching, and the interior of the bubble dome above the motel check-in counter is worth a quick peek.

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  • The Thing?

    The Thing?

    Dragoon, Arizona

    The Mystery of the Desert beckons the freeway-weary from 247 billboards. What is it? We won't tell...

  • Wigwam Village Motel No. 6

    Wigwam Village Motel No. 6

    Holbrook, Arizona

    It's like traveling back to 1950 when you snooze in teepee motel comfort at this Route 66 landmark.

  • Titan Missile Museum

    Titan Missile Museum

    Green Valley, Arizona

    An important Atomic Tour sight -- a fully restored missile base, relic of the Cold War.

  • Stewart's Petrified Wood

    Stewart's Petrified Wood

    Holbrook, Arizona

    Behind those dinosaurs chomping on women, there's petrified wood for sale.

  • Living Ghost Town - Burros and Gunfights

    Living Ghost Town - Burros and Gunfights

    Oatman, Arizona

    Chaotic Old West street of wandering burros and free gunfights.

  • Bird Cage Theater Museum

    Bird Cage Theater Museum

    Tombstone, Arizona

    Perfectly preserved whoring and party hub of 19th century Tombstone. 140 visible bullet holes in its walls. Home to ghosts and a diminutive Merman.

  • O.K. Corral

    O.K. Corral

    Tombstone, Arizona

    While the human performers are still home sleeping, animated mannequins provide a "living dead" reenactment of the famous gun battle.

  • Tombstone, Arizona

    Tombstone, Arizona

    Tombstone, Arizona

    Gunfights, prostitutes, more gunfights, and the Wild West's most iconic graveyard. And a Merman.

  • Meteor Crater - Barringer Crater

    Meteor Crater - Barringer Crater

    Winslow, Arizona

    Aren't you glad you weren't standing on this spot 50,000 years ago?

  • Casa Grande Ruins

    Casa Grande Ruins

    Coolidge, Arizona

    WPA busy project. Big metal roof protects a four-story, crumbling ancient Indian dwelling. The mud structure's original purpose remains a mystery.

  • Lumberjack Muffler Man - Inside

    Lumberjack Muffler Man - Inside

    Flagstaff, Arizona

    Two Bunyan Muffler Men brandish axes in the name of school spirit. To terrify visiting teams, this one stands behind the Lumberjack's backboard.

  • Rainbow Rock Shop Dinosaurs

    Rainbow Rock Shop Dinosaurs

    Holbrook, Arizona

    A packed gathering of brightly painted, homemade dinosaurs just off of Route 66.

  • Historic Route 66 Museum

    Historic Route 66 Museum

    Kingman, Arizona

    One of the better-mounted of the increasingly numerous Mother Road museums. In 2015 the "Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum" was added to the building.

  • London Bridge

    London Bridge

    Lake Havasu City, Arizona

    The real 950-ft. long bridge moved at great expense from England. Piranha 3D was filmed here in 2009.

  • Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

    Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

    Mayer, Arizona

    Art community's utopian vision is 700 years from completion. While you're waiting, buy a bell.

  • Grand Canyon Caverns

    Grand Canyon Caverns

    Peach Springs, Arizona

    A show cave and several dinosaurs await along this desolate stretch of historic Route 66.

  • Muffler Man - Bunyan

    Muffler Man - Bunyan

    Phoenix, Arizona

    Part of the chaotic and fascinating yard statuary of collector Don Parks, this big fiberglass lumberjack seems puzzled by the absence of trees.

  • Release the Fear - Melted Weapons Sculpture

    Release the Fear - Melted Weapons Sculpture

    Phoenix, Arizona

    Anti-violence sculpture by artist Robert John Miley features a happy 24-ft. tall figure emerging from a partly melted pile of actual crime guns.

  • Governor Hunt's Pyramid Tomb

    Governor Hunt's Pyramid Tomb

    Phoenix, Arizona

    Lavish burial site of Arizona's wackiest (and seven times elected) governor, George W.P. Hunt. The pyramid sits on a hill in scenic Papago Park.

  • Muffler Man - Big Johnson

    Muffler Man - Big Johnson

    Prescott, Arizona

    "Big Johnson" -- cowboy muffler man -- is a local landmark.

  • Hi Jolly's Tomb

    Hi Jolly's Tomb

    Quartzsite, Arizona

    Hi Jolly was imported from the Middle East, along with a lot of camels, to cross the sandy wastes of the American Southwest.

  • Good Enough Mine

    Good Enough Mine

    Tombstone, Arizona

    1878 Silver Mine attraction burrows much more than six feet under the wild west town of Tombstone. Guided walk; head-level outcroppings thoughtfully painted orange.

  • Garden of Gethsemane

    Garden of Gethsemane

    Tucson, Arizona

    The artist sculpted it to thank God for sparing him in World War I. He lived under a nearby bridge.

  • Flintstones Bedrock City

    Flintstones Bedrock City

    Williams, Arizona

    30-acre Arizona vacation home of the Modern Stone Age Family. Open since 1972.

  • Standin' on the Corner Park

    Standin' on the Corner Park

    Winslow, Arizona

    A 1970s rock lyric has been transformed into a 21st century tourist photo op.

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