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Pāhoa, Hawaii

Curtain of Fire

An erupting wall of magma
19.3552, -155.2533
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king"
47.5574, 10.7495
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident
33.3936, -104.5228
Moab, Utah

Hole n' the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s
38.4997, -109.4751
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
32.0428, -110.0417
Typical Boston gravestones showing the winged death head
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death
42.3573, -71.0613
Salem Witch House
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

The only structure left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692
42.5215, -70.8989
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts
31.7120, -110.0652
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain
33.5142, -111.9738
The Very Large Array
Datil, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets
34.1451, -107.8437
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over
43.8368, -103.6244
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public
31.9029, -110.9988
Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it
32.8364, -106.0558
A view of the Biosphere's million-gallon "ocean"
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes
32.5798, -110.8507
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes
43.9933, -102.2418
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

Second largest cave chamber in the world, discovered in 1898 by a sixteen year old and his friend known as "pothead"
32.1753, -104.4438
Color Picture of the 1940 collapse
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think
47.2620, -122.5419
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat
44.4750, -110.8436
San Bernardino, California

Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Healing Center

Former utopian healing center, created by a huckster and built by derelicts
35.1431, -116.1042
Safford, Arizona

Large Binocular Telescope

One of the world's largest telescopes, stares into the night sky with two huge mirrors
32.7015, -109.8896
The strange creature on the Duomo portal
Milan, Italy

Milan's Duomo "Dinosaur"

Milan's duomo is covered in beautiful carving including a curious "dinosaur-like" beast
45.4637, 9.1917
Battery Spencer with with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate
37.8339, -122.5329
The McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Sells, Arizona

McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope

The biggest solar telescope in the world helps reveal the secrets of our sun
31.9584, -111.5947
Phantom Ship Rock
CRATER LAKE, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956