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Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

May Natural History Museum

Hidden beyond a kitschy giant beetle is this remarkably sprawling collection of preserved insects.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Emma Crawford Coffin Race

A lively annual event in which thousands of people race to push coffins heavy with bodies up a hill.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures

The moving metal works of one troubled artist can still be viewed on his front lawn... for now.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Victorian "Fancy Craft" Hair Wreaths and Relics.
Newport News, Virginia

The Mariner's Museum and Park

The maritime museum that boasts the largest nautical library in the western hemisphere.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Mount Trashmore

Scenic mount trashmore, Virginia Beach's most curious waterfront still has a couple of secrets.