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St. Louis, Missouri

City Museum

Less a museum than a bizarre fantasy world created by artists and engineers
38.6330, -90.2001
Thunder Bay, Canada

Sleeping Giant

Profile of a sleeping person 4km long in 250m high cliffs.
48.5649, -88.6985
Giant seagull terrorizing miniature farm.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands
52.0995, 4.2969
Niagara Falls, Canada

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both
43.0911, -79.0741
Toronto, Canada

R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant

This "Palace of Purification" has made many film appearances as a dark and sinister headquarters
43.6745, -79.2795
Drumheller, Canada

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands
51.4619, -112.7163
Vegreville, Canada

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt
53.5000, -112.0663
Ben Lomond and Loch Lomond as seen from the grounds of Ross Priory. (Margaret MacGillivray/Atlas Obscura)
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area
56.0453, -4.5356
The Collider Detector at Fermilab.
Aurora, Illinois

Fermilab

World's second largest particle accelerator, where nature reveals its secrets
41.8319, -88.2572
Columbia-Shuswap A, Canada

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains
52.1572, -117.3139
Toronto, Canada

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase
43.6425, -79.3873
Field, Canada

Yoho National Park

Fossils, railroads, and waterfalls!
51.3956, -116.4865
Photo of one of the lions from J.H. Patterson's book "The Man-eaters of Tsavo", 1907
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers
41.8662, -87.6186
Granum, Canada

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo
49.7494, -113.6247
Banff, Canada

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies
51.1644, -115.5619
Paul Revere House from the street
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere
42.3638, -71.0537
Monks Mound at Cahokia.
Collinsville, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Once one of the world's great cities, Cahokia was a place of religious worship, trade and mass human sacrifice before being mysteriously abandoned
38.6570, -90.0587
St. Louis' Old Courthouse was the scene of the Dred Scott Decision, which served as a catalyst in the eradication of slavery in the United States.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline
38.6249, -90.1863
(Flickr/Goldwin Guenther)
Tobermory, Canada

Flowerpot Island

Little island known for its massive beachfront "flowerpot" pillars
45.3007, -81.6244
(WikiCommons)
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed by a Beatles super-fan
40.7756, -73.9747
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning
42.3663, -71.0546
Many of the gravestones appear to be sinking into the ground
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago
42.3665, -71.0550
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering
42.3600, -71.0562
The golden grasshopper weathervane attracts attention from locals and visitors alike
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions
42.3601, -71.0560