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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Sponsored by Visit Colorado
Los Angeles, California

Urban Light

Scores of vintage street lamps shine along L.A.’s Miracle Mile.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Kenka

Make a tough dinner decision: Octopus wasabi roulette or bull penis?
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

Take a dip in the world's largest mineral hot springs pool.
Brooklyn, New York

Magnolia Grandiflora

A century-old magnolia tree is the only living landmark tree in New York City.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Chicago, Illinois

North Avenue Baths Facade

Former bath house turns gastropub.
Chicago, Illinois

Coyote Building

One of the last functioning antique elevators in Chicago.
Idaho Springs, Colorado

Steve Canyon Statue

This statue of an obscure comic strip hero stands as a tribute to patriotic service and a cautionary tale about embracing fads.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento's Original Street Level

The California capital city once stood 10 feet lower than it does today.
Pacifica, California

Devil's Slide Bunker

The graffiti-covered remnants of a former triangulation station are balanced precariously on this California peak.
Seattle, Washington

Dusty Strings

This music school doubles as a store for unique, hand-crafted, and hard-to-find instruments.
Seattle, Washington

Fantagraphics

A bookstore with an entire room dedicated to damaged and forlorn comic books.
Seattle, Washington

Tai Tung

The city's oldest Chinese restaurant offers local history and seriously good food.
San Francisco, California

Prubechu

Get a taste of Chamorro cuisine, family-style, at this popular restaurant.
Chimney Rock, Colorado

Chimney Rock

Two tall rocks sit at the center of this site, once the home of a large Ancestral Puebloan community.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
Québec City, Québec

The Murals of Quebec City

A contemporary fresco movement illustrates the region's rich history.
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors' Church)

Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall.
Asheville, North Carolina

The Grove Park Inn

The U.S. Supreme Court's secret Cold War relocation facility in the mountains of North Carolina.
Asheville, North Carolina

Basilica of Saint Lawrence, Asheville

This rare basilica nestled right in downtown Asheville is an architectural marvel, inside and out.
Toronto, Ontario

'Woodpecker Column'

The giant birds honor two native North American species.