The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities can always rely on tourists to keep visiting year on year. But since many of us already know about the most popular attractions, we’ve decided instead to highlight the most over-the-top — be it in character, nature or indeed size.

Been to Atlantic City? Yep? We bet you’ve never visited Stephen King’s mansion. Check out our map and start ticking these off your bucket list now.


Alabama: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Alaska: Denali National Park
Arizona: Grand Canyon
Arkansas: Blanchard Springs Cavern
California: Universal Studios Hollywood
Colorado: Red Rocks Amphitheater
Connecticut: Gillette Castle State Park
Delaware: Monster Mile
Florida: Disney World
Georgia: Jekyll Island
Hawaii: Volcanoes National Park
Idaho: Perrine Bridge
Illinois: Willis Tower
Indiana: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Iowa: "Field of Dreams" movie site
Kansas: Strataca mines
Kentucky: Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisiana: Bourbon Street
Maine: Stephen King’s mansion
Maryland: George Peabody Library
Massachusetts: Fenway Park
Michigan: Mackinac Island
Minnesota: Mall of America
Mississippi: Windsor Ruins
Missouri: HaHaTonka Castle Ruins
Montana: Going-to-the-Sun-Road
Nebraska: Carhenge
Nevada: Las Vegas Strip
New Hampshire: Mount Washington Auto Road
New Jersey: Atlantic City
New Mexico: White Sands
New York: Times Square
North Carolina: Biltmore Estate
North Dakota: Enchanted Highway
Ohio: Cedar Point
Oklahoma: Philbrook Museum of Art
Oregon: Crater Lake
Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State Capitol
Rhode Island: The Breakers
South Carolina: Angel Oak Tree
South Dakota: Mount Rushmore
Tennessee: Parthenon
Texas: Clayton's beach bar
Utah: Inspiration Point
Vermont: Hildene
Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg
Washington: Museum of Flight
Washington, D.C.: National Mall
West Virginia: New River Gorge Bridge
Wisconsin: Lambeau Field Atrium
Wyoming: Upper Geyser Basin

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