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Kings Bowl and Great Rift from air. King's Bowl is a phreatic explosion pit 280 feet (90 m) long, 100 feet (30 m) wide, and 100 feet (30 m) deep, caused by lava meeting groundwater and producing a steam explosion 2,200 years ago. (Wikimedia Commons)
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
43.4167, -113.5167
Madison State Park Buffalo Jump.
Three Forks, Montana

Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

For thousands of years, Native American hunters drove buffalo straight off this cliff in Montana's Yellowstone Country.
45.7943, -111.4720
Las Vegas, Nevada

Neon Boneyard

Neon icons of Las Vegas.
36.1770, -115.1353
Old Shep looks over the Missouri River.
Fort Benton, Montana

Shep Memorial

A small Montana town commemorates the dog who waited at the train station every day for his owner to return.
47.8166, -110.6677
Fort Collins, Colorado

Swetsville Zoo

This "zoo" is a cross between a junkyard and a sculpture garden, featuring animals you won't see anywhere else.
40.5227, -104.9874
close up of Palace
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Dark Bird Palace

A famous flea market artist's studio that's full of odds and ends.
35.7694, -105.9457
Shiprock, a rock formation in New Mexico
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
36.7928, -108.6872
Bandalier National Monument
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

A small metropolis of Pueblo cave dwellings have been carved right into the hillside of this national monument.
35.7789, -106.3211
De Vargas Street House
Santa Fe, New Mexico

De Vargas Street House

This southwest-styled home in Santa Fe claims to be the oldest house in America thanks to an ancient bit of foundation.
35.6836, -105.9374
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
41.5436, -109.8263
A full scale fossil skeleton.
Ogden, Utah

Eccles Dinosaur Park

Jurassic Park--A Still Life.
41.2385, -111.9373
Sunlight from the dome's opening plays on the surface of the spring water, reflecting on the rock face inside
Midway, Utah

Homestead Crater

This geothermal hot spring hides beneath a slowly growing mineral dome.
40.5239, -111.4850
The original Saltair
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
40.7471, -112.1882
This Is The Place Monument
Salt Lake City, Utah

This Is The Place Monument

A towering tribute to decisiveness stands on the spot where Brigham Young and his Mormon followers decided that this must be the place.
40.7537, -111.8154
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

Visitors to this library are in for a real-world education in modernist architecture.
40.7601, -111.8848
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

Multi-storied adobe home continuously inhabited for 1000 years.
36.4386, -105.5445
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
35.6858, -105.9377
Ruins at Pueblo of Isleta.
Bosque Farms, New Mexico

Pueblo of Isleta

This centuries old pueblo church houses the body of a Franciscan friar who is said to be a rare "incorruptible" corpse.
34.9070, -106.6809
Crosses on fence in parking lot.
Chimayo, New Mexico

El Santuario de Chimayo

This popular pilgrimage site offers a hole filled with holy healing dirt.
35.9893, -105.9317
Bradbury Science Museum
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bradbury Science Museum

This museum started as a collection of Manhattan Projects and continues to add exhibits as they are declassified.
35.8817, -106.2985
109 East Palace
Santa Fe, New Mexico

109 East Palace

This innocuous New Mexico storefront was once the secret jump-off spot for Manhattan Project scientists.
35.6875, -105.9372
Inyo, California

Amargosa Opera House

Marta Becket's hand-painted theater in the desert.
36.3014, -116.4144
Mike Cook's Land Speed Shootout
Wendover, Utah

Bonneville Salt Flats / Bonneville Speedway

Come for the speed, leave in love with the desert.
40.7997, -113.8000
The Glorious Diorama
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."
36.0155, -114.7474