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Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Detroit, Michigan

McNamara Terminal Light Tunnel

Inside the Wayne County airport is an amazing collection of lights and sounds.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Statue of Elvis Presley

A homage to the King at the hotel where he revived his career.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis's own personal tropical hideaway.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis Presley Birthplace

This two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo is the birthplace of a King.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

La Puerta de San Juan

This colorful gate stands as an entrance to the walled city of Old San Juan.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Cemetery

This bleach-white graveyard overlooking the ocean is accessed through a tunnel.
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Caparra Archaeological Site

The ruins of the first Spanish settlement in Puerto Rico.
Chillicothe, Ohio

Hopewell Culture National Historic Park

The mounds at this site were reconstructed with the help of archaeologists and historians.
Guilin, China

Yangshuo and Moon Hill

Natural arch offers panoramic views of Yangshuo's karst hills.
Kizilsu, China

Shipton's Arch (阿图什天门)

The world's largest natural arch was forgotten for over 50 years after its discovery.
Kayenta, Arizona

Mystery Valley

Ancestral Puebloan ruins, natural arches, and box canyons abound in this seldom-visited corner of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
Brooklyn, New York

Endale Arch

This striking arch, one of the first architectural elements constructed in Prospect Park, was recently restored to its original glory.
Utah

Checkerboard Mesa

The unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Corinne, Utah

ATK Rocket Garden

Dozens of rockets and missiles are on display outside a testing facility in the Utah desert.
Dayton, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Planes@Plaza

This old KLM airplane cut into three parts was transformed into an eclectic airport gift shop.
Clearfield, Utah

SR-71C Blackbird

The last SR-71 ever constructed.
Corinne, Utah

Transcontinental Railroad Back Country Byway

This now-abandoned part of the original transcontinental railroad route provides a surreal driving and historical experience.
Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Singapore

Chulalongkorn's Elephant Statue

This statue was a gift to commemorate the Thai monarch's first visit to a foreign land.
Athens, Greece

The Olive Tree of the Acropolis

Legend says this sacred tree was a gift from goddess Athena.
East Melbourne, Australia

Model Tudor Village

A historic model village was gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.