Roadtrippers has a fun little map that translates the setting of the mythical world of Westeros from Game of Thrones to the United States of America. Kings Landing becomes Washington DC, Winterfell becomes Detroit and other famous castles and kingsdoms get scattered across America.
Amidst the sounds of rocket-propelled grenades, IEDs and terrified civilian screams you'd think you're in Fallujah instead of California. Since WWII, the National Training Center at Fort Irwin has provided simulated combat training on war torn streets of fake towns, built from shipping containers.
Designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen in 1968, the Futuro home was once hailed as a defining moment in '60s utopian architectural design. Now, they're mainly used as kitschy novelty houses or lay abandoned, rotting away throughout America. We've hunted down a few of the best.
The Rocky Mountain State is home to delicious craft beer and wonderful scenic ski slopes. Thankfully though, it also has the largest concentration of Space Warfare facilities in America, because skiing is for pussies and space-nukes are cool.
It's been over 20 years- 20 long years, since Twin Peaks went off the air. Finally, you can step back into David Lynch's twisted mind at these Twin Peaks-inspired pubs. Psychoanalyze prom queen/drug addict Laura Palmer at Dr. Jacoby's Tiki lounge or commune with trans-dimensional demon BOB at the Black Lodge bar.
Astrophysicist (and massive sex symbol) Neil Degrasse Tyson recently questioned whether human beings were too stupid for aliens to contact. While he may have a point, if Neil's interested in finding intelligent life on Earth, he should road trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway, it's loaded with tiny gray men.