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Denver, Colorado

'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House

One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Denver, Colorado

"The Yearling"

A Rocky Mountain city provides a happy ending for a pinto pony and his Brobdingnagian red chair.
Denver, Colorado

Big Blue Bear

Overlooking the Colorado Convention Center is this giant sculpture made from thousands of triangles.
Denver, Colorado

Denver Omelet Plaque

This sidewalk tribute honors Colorado's great culinary creation.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.
Denver, Colorado

The Miller Building

This was once the home of Gahan's Saloon, Denver's most storied speakeasy.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Denver, Colorado

Cranmer Park Sundial

This Chinese-style quartz sundial was saved in its final hour.
Glendale, Colorado

Four Mile Historic Park

It's easy to forget what century it is as you wander this rustic homestead.
Montrose, Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A dangerous narrow-gauge railroad once traced a route through this striking canyon.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Troll

Isak Heartstone, a 15-foot wooden troll made out of recycled materials.
Omaha, Nebraska

Old Lincoln Highway in Omaha

A brick-paved former section of the historic coast-to-coast highway.
Omaha, Nebraska

Joslyn Castle

This once rural mansion now sits in the heart of the city.
Walcott, Iowa

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The world’s largest truck stop includes a barber shop, chiropractor, and a huge museum with antique trucks.
Port Byron, Illinois

Will B. Rolling Mississippi River Statue

A 30-foot man on a penny-farthing bicycle rides along the banks of the Mississippi.
Silvis, Illinois

Hero Street USA

Lined with plaques and tributes to veterans, this patriotic street was founded by Mexican immigrants.
Rangely, Colorado

The TANK Center For Sonic Arts

Metal water storage tank turned ethereal concert hall.
Blackfoot, Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Crestone, Colorado

Crestone Ziggurat

Climb to the top of this spiritual tower, and you'll be rewarded with spectacular views.
Springfield, Missouri

Wonders of Wildlife Museum

An unexpected but incredible collection of wildlife dioramas spanning rainforests, swamps, forests, and plains.
Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Villa de Leyva

This colonial town in Colombia sits around the largest stone paved square in South America.
Ventaquemada, Colombia

Puente de Boyacá

This small bridge serves as a symbol of South America's independence.