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Lake Placid, New York

John Brown's Farm

It wouldn't be long after purchasing this farm, Brown would lead his siege on Harper's Ferry.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Territorial Prison

Walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chambers of Arizona Territory’s first prison.
Landers, California

The Dream Wanderer

Mediums from a psychic utopian community lead a trippy VR journey on a parked desert bus.
Austin, Nevada

Stokes Castle

This railroad magnate's 19th century tower is more than a little bit out of place in the Nevada desert.
Cherry Valley, California

Edward-Dean Museum and Gardens

A museum dedicated to the decorative arts from the 16th through 19th centuries.
Santa Barbara, California

The Mural Room

One incredible room in the Santa Barbara Courthouse is covered in wall-to-wall canvas murals.
Las Vegas, Nevada

'The Mantis'

Las Vegas's very own 40-foot-tall fire-spewing praying mantis.
London, England

Victoria and Albert Museum WWII Battle Scars

The pockmarks across the building's facade are remnants of the Blitz.
Tozeur, Tunisia

Chott el Djerid

The largest salt lake in the Sahara is mysteriously alluring.
London, England

London Transport Museum

Its collection includes a broad array of social, geographic, graphic design, and political history.
Baker, Nevada

The Bristlecone Pines of the Great Basin

The longest living non-clonal organisms on Earth.
Baker, Nevada

Lehman Caves

A gothic palace of endless stalagmites and pseudoscorpions, wait within one of the world's most beautiful caves.
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis Medina

The ancient heart of Tunis is an enormous maze of narrow streets and alleyways.
Santa Barbara, California

Cold Spring Tavern

Hidden in the Santa Ynez Mountains off Highway 154, this tiny restaurant once served as a stagecoach stop.
La Puente, California

Donut Hole

“It's the quality” (but probably also the drive-through donut tunnel) that has attracted diners since 1968.
El Jem, Tunisia

El Jem Amphitheatre

The largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheater in Africa was designed to seat 35,000 people.
Tecopa, California

China Ranch Date Farm

This secluded date farm can be reached only by following a bumpy, single-lane desert road.
Glendale, California

Grand Central Air Terminal Museum

This historic aviation building is now a museum owned and operated by Disney.
Tulelake, California

Lava Beds National Monument

Trails through lava-carved tube-caves display sparkling bacteria and a rich history.
Chiloquin, Oregon

Train Mountain Railroad

All aboard the world's longest miniature railway.
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth.
Calabasas, California

Leonis Adobe Museum

The restored estate of a wealthy rancher was once at the heart of an unprecedented legal victory.
Simi Valley, California

Corriganville Park

The ruins of the movie ranch owned by actor and stuntman Ray "Crash" Corrigan.