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From strange roadside attractions to wonderfully weird museums, the United States is full of interesting sights that don't always show up in guidebooks.

In this episode of The List Show, guest host Justin Dodd takes an off-kilter roadtrip through the United States, with stops at a self-flushing latrine, a bobblehead museum, and much more.

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Fort Gaines Latrine (Michael McCarthy)
Fort Gaines 2 (Keith Walters)
Hammer Museum (Richard Droker)
Hamer exterior (JLS Photography - Alaska)
Hammer interior (Jimmy Everson, DVM)
Gurdon Light lantern (Tribal Pets, Inc)
Trailer park culture (RCA_DI)
Museum quote (Jon Delorey)
Rare Book Library (VillageHero)
Iolani Palace (Gage Skidmore)
Dog Bark Park Inn (Alan Levine)
Ball of paint (Steven Pierson)
Paint interactive (Stephen)
Capitol (Arlen Breiholz)
Notre Dame (Arlen Breiholz)
Hogwarts (Scott Fiddelke)
World's largest logo (Bill Shirley)
Truck (Chris Murphy)
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Dummy (5chw4r7z)
Vent sign (fortune cookie)
Abita (Jon Evans)
MOBA (Chris Devers)
Poor Traits (Chris Devers)
Marvin's Exterior (Ben Mason)
Marvin Interior (Jamie Bernstein)
Pinball (John Kannenberg)
Marvin ATM (Jukie Bot)
SPAM exterior (Elvis Kennedy)
Dumas interior (Orin Blomberg)
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Clown Motel (Wes Dickinson)
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Rockmen Guardians (Aaron Warren)

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Reagan (David Hume Kennerly)
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Dumb Guy Stuff Museum (Caspar Benson)
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Fontana Dam (Fotosearch)
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TR National Park (John Elk)
Thunderstorm (George Pachantouris)
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Samoas (John Moore)
Thin Mint (Mat Hayward)
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Great Smoky Mountains (Wolfgang Kaehler)
Safety pin (Angelo Gallici / EyeEm)
Toothbrush (Javier Zayas Photography)
James Monroe (National Archive)
Chemical quote (Bill Varie)
Yellowstone (Matt Anderson Photography)
Grand Primatic Spring (Ignacio Palacios)
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Bonsai Museum (Sarah Stierch)
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