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Round Mountain, Nevada

Diana's Punch Bowl

Located in the remote Monitor Valley, this travertine bowl contains a scalding pool of water.
Mono County, California

Hot Creek Geological Site

This naturally heated mountainous creek has created a group of neon blue pools of potentially deadly boiling water.
Mono County, California

Crowley Lake Columns

Eons old volcanic activity created one of the most stunning rock formations in the United States.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu Lighthouses

More than 25 fully functional scale replicas of famous lighthouses dot the shores of Lake Havasu.
Henderson, Nevada

Three Kids Mine

This former open-pit manganese mine is now a massive graffiti canvas.
San Luis Obispo, California

Motel Inn

The world's first motel is now an administrative building for an apple farm.
North Tonawanda, New York

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

A preserved factory in the "Home of the Carrousel" is now a museum dedicated to the classic wooden ride.
East Aurora, New York

Roycroft Campus

This former hub for crafty philosophers was founded by a writer who died aboard the infamous RMS Lusitania.
Los Angeles, California

Lincoln Heights Jail

Once the central jail for Los Angeles, this building housed inmates like Al Capone, those arrested from the Zoot Suit and Watts Riots, and individuals imprisoned for their sexuality.
Los Angeles, California

Snow White Cafe

This Hollywood dive houses a mural painted by the artists who animated its namesake film.
Los Angeles, California

Cakeland.LA

A cake-themed art installation tucked away in historic Chinatown.
San Bernardino, California

Wigwam Village #7

Find out what it's like to sleep in a wigwam in this historic Route 66 location.
Palm Springs, California

Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

Explore the wide world of desert plants at this unique Palm Springs botanical garden.
Bodfish, California

Silver City Ghost Town

This ramshackle ghost town is comprised of mining-era buildings collected from around the region.
Los Angeles, California

The Los Angeles Times Bombing Memorial

This grand memorial remembers the 20 members of the Los Angeles Times killed when the office was bombed.
Los Angeles, California

Neutra VDL Studio and Residences

This house turned museum chronicles the life and work of Richard Neutra.
Sacramento, California

Tower Bridge

Art Deco stylings conceal the true nature of this bridge.
Palm Springs, California

'The Babies'

Instead of faces, these sculptures have barcodes—statements on societal dehumanization.
Carpinteria, California

Carpinteria Tar Pits

Inky sludge oozes to the surface of this beach thanks to a rare natural tar seep.
Pasadena, California

Fork in the Road

A bigger-than-life pun that has become a beacon of altruism.
Laguna Beach, California

Victoria Beach's Pirate Tower

This strange seaside tower got its name from a wealthy eccentric who would hide coins among its stones.
Bronx, New York

Concrete Plant Park

A riverfront park that both remediated and preserved its industrial past.
Los Angeles, California

Toto Canine Movie Star Memorial Marker

Because there's no place like home.
Los Angeles, California

Biddy Mason Memorial Park

A beautiful memorial tells the story of a formerly enslaved woman whose kindness shaped a burgeoning city.