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San Diego, California

Balboa Park Moreton Bay Fig Tree

One of the largest trees of its kind in California.
San Diego, California

Zoro Garden

Swarms of butterflies cannot compare to the awe inspired by the publicly-funded nakedness once displayed in this sunken garden.
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
San Diego, California

Spreckels Organ Pavilion

The world's largest outdoor organ is played weekly by one of just two civic organists in the U.S.
San Diego, California

Louie Mattar’s Fabulous Car

One man's quest for the ultimate road trip vehicle.
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
San Diego, California

El Campo Santo Cemetery

This historic graveyard was partially paved over to create a streetcar line.
San Diego, California

Harper's Topiary Garden

A couple creates a magical topiary 'museum' on their average, suburban corner.
San Diego, California

Spruce Street Suspension Bridge

An inconspicuous footbridge beloved by San Diego locals.
San Diego, California

Bali Hito

The tiniest tiki room in San Diego.
San Diego, California

PSA Flight 182 Crash Site

An inconspicuous suburban street corner is the site of San Diego's worst air disaster.
San Diego, California

Pearl of the Pacific

An ode to the friendship between four Pacific Rim countries.
San Diego, California

USS Recruit

Not truly a ship nor a building, the Navy's first and last "landship" is now abandoned due to clerical issues.
San Diego, California

Women's Museum of California

This San Diego museum, housed in a former Navy training facility, is dedicated to preserving women’s historic achievements.
San Diego, California

Fallen Star

This little blue house pokes out over the campus of UC San Diego, seven stories high.
San Diego, California

Sunny Jim Cave Store

Behind this beachfront shop lies a spectacular, colorful sea cave with an equally colorful past.
Akron, Ohio

The Glendale Steps

An elegant sandstone stairway built by the WPA still connects two neighborhoods in Akron.
Peninsula, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

A throwback train ride transports passengers through one of the lesser-known national parks in the U.S.
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Bollards

The 5.5-mile ring of steel posts around the Capitol Building is one of the largest (and most uniform) of its kind in the world.
Toledo, Ohio

Jimmy Carter's Hot Dog Bun

Bread signed by the 39th president is on display at a restaurant in Toledo, Ohio.
Toledo, Ohio

Art Tatum Celebration Column

A 30-foot stack of piano keys memorializes one of the greatest keys players in jazz history.
Toledo, Ohio

Blair Museum of Lithophanes

This unique collection collects pieces of art etched into thin pieces of stone.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

Grave of Christopher Seider

This headstone marks the grave of an 11-year-old boy killed during clashes in the streets over the boycotting of British goods.