There's nothing better than a great American cross-county road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!
You'll recognize this 135ft peach-shaped water tower that resembles a giant butt from its cameo in House of Cards, where it was the subject of a potential legal battle between Frank Underwood and one of his constituents.
Monument / Landmark in Boys Town, NE, United States
Collecting stamps? Not exactly a hobby that's landing you a cheerleader girlfriend. But use 4,655,00 of those stamps to make a giant ball and suddenly you're the coolest dude in the 10th grade, and proud owner of the world's largest ball of stamps.
This little souvenir shop/convenience store -- with its mural and amateurish cutout in front -- pays homage to the Boggy Creek Monster, a Sasquatch-like beast said to have roamed the area since the 1940s.