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Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

See massive fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Pioneertown, California

Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace

A music-filled, booze-soaked oasis in the desert.
Solvang, California

OstrichLand USA

Get up close to emus and ostriches, or buy their tasty meat.
Piercy, California

Confusion Hill

An optical illusion found amid a logged redwood forest.
Eureka, California

The Carson Mansion

Commonly referred to as the most photographed Victorian home in the United States.
Calipatria, California

Slab City

During winter months, this abandoned navy base becomes an off-grid home and alternative living community for thousands of retirees.
Amboy, California

Amboy Ghost Town

The ghost town that ended up on Ebay.
Carlsbad, California

The Flower Fields

Stripes of flowers bloom each spring in a 50 acre rainbow of color.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

A hand-built folk art installation covered with messages of God's love.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Carousel Bar

The only rotating bar in New Orleans has been slowly spinning since 1949.
La Palma, Spain

Roque de los Muchachos Helicopter Pads

The four landings commemorate a royal visit to Europe's biggest observatory.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
Yachats, Oregon

Thor's Well

On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea.
Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cape Foulweather

The first North American landing spot for James Cook on his third voyage of discovery in the Pacific.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Pecos, New Mexico

Pecos National Historical Park

Despite time, colonization, and the brutal New Mexican heat, these Pueblo ruins still stand.
San Jon, New Mexico

Glenrio Ghost Town

The old Route 66 town straddling Texas and New Mexico died along with the Main Street of America.
Holbrook, Arizona

The Plotz Plot

For those going through a life transition, a place to leave behind a piece of your former self.
Los Angeles, California

The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign

A cult following celebrates the legend that belies this curious podiatrists' office sign which has worked its way into song, literature, animation, and the visual arts.
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.