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London, England

Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Pathology Museum

A collection dedicated to the treatment of disease, held in London's oldest hospital.
London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Seventy million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains

For two weeks every June, fireflies in the Smoky Mountains perform an astonishing light show.
Red Lodge, Montana

Remnants of the Smith Mine Disaster

Derelict buildings are all that remain of a complex at the site of one of the worst mining disasters in Montana history.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Springdale, Utah

The Narrows

The hike through a narrow river flanked by the 2,000-foot-tall walls of Zion Canyon is one of the best in the world.
London, England

The Great Bed of Ware

This intricately carved and hilariously huge bed was such a famous symbol both Shakespeare and Byron used it in their writing.
Washington, D.C.

Space Window at the Washington National Cathedral

A tiny piece of the moon is embedded in this stained glass masterpiece.
Washington, D.C.

Darth Vader Grotesque at the Washington National Cathedral

The sci-fi villain is a little known inhabitant of the Washington National Cathedral.
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators.
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
Boise, Idaho

The Basque Block

A small section of Boise, Idaho maintains the unique culture and traditions of the Basque people.
Brussels, Belgium

Mini-Europe

Theme park featuring miniature replicas of European monuments.
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Nottinghamshire, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.