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Dublin, Ohio

Cornhenge

The inventor of a number of hybrid corn species is immortalized with a field of giant corn.
Columbus, Ohio

Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue

A bronze of the man in all his sinewy glory celebrates his longtime connection to the Ohio city.
Herriman, Utah

The "Up" House

A replica that won't float away.
Lexington, Virginia

The Coffee Pot

The oddly shaped, steam-spewing building is now an art studio and gallery.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Carnivorous plants, medieval aphrodisiacs, and the largest original wood structure glass conservatory in the western hemisphere.
Weaverville, California

Weaverville Joss House

This Taoist temple is the oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California.
Arcadia, California

Denny's Windmill

A relic from a forgotten bakery chain still spins atop a diner.
Sacramento, California

Samson Luggage Sculpture

Pillars made of 700 pieces of luggage climb to the ceiling of Sacramento Airport's baggage claim.
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
Vallejo, California

The Alibi Clock

The timepiece that exonerated a labor radical accused of a parade bombing that killed ten people.
San Francisco, California

Poet's Corner

A quiet nook at the top of a little-known hilltop park named after California's first poet laureate.
San Francisco, California

Beach Chalet WPA Murals

Depicting scenes of everyday life - and specific individuals - in Great Depression era San Francisco.
Redding, California

Sundial Bridge

This ultra-modern California span is actually a titanic solar clock in disguise.
Riverside, California

The Ark of Citrus

The Citrus Variety Collection at UC Riverside contains two trees of each of the 1,000+ varieties of citrus.
San Francisco, California

Lincoln Park

Shoot for par over the bodies of the dead on this cemetery-cum-golf course.
Pope Valley, California

Litto's Hubcap Ranch

Wheels of chrome by the thousands adorn this California Historical Landmark.
Los Angeles, California

River Under the First Bridge

An iconic location along the Los Angeles River where countless movie scenes are filmed.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena's Busch Gardens

Southern California’s Theme Park Beginnings.
Oakland, California

Cleveland Cascade

A restored 1920s cascade stairway provides one of the best views of Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Modesto, California

McHenry Mansion

An expansive and intricately restored mansion remains from over a century ago--and so do its ghosts.
San Jose, California

Olympic Black Power Statue

A statue commemorating Tommie Smith and John Carlos' brave protest at the 1968 Olympics, a watershed moment for civil rights.
Lemon Grove, California

The Giant Lemon of Lemon Grove

The Giant Lemon of Lemon Grove.
Sunol-Midtown, California

Sunol Water Temple

A Roman-inspired temple once controlled half of San Francisco's waters.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.