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Walsh, Alberta

The Badlands Guardian

A face emerges from the landscape when seen from the air.
Green Valley, Arizona

Titan Missile Museum

America's only nuclear missile silo open to the public.
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed for years by a Beatles super-fan.
New York, New York

Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Burn a bit of New York history into your memory.
New York, New York

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Unrepaired walls from a 1920 anarchist bomb attack.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

Ghostbusters Firehouse

Don't get slimed in Tribeca.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Aden, Alberta

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Blackfoot petroglyphs of southern Alberta which date back as far as 7000 B.C.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Fairview Lawn Cemetery

The final resting place of 121 victims of the RMS Titanic, 42 of which may never be identified.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

The Weyburn Mental Hospital

Notorious Canadian mental institution, home to some of the first LSD experiments and origin of the word "psychedelic."
Eastend, Saskatchewan

T.rex Discovery Centre

Built after the 1991 discovery of one of the world's most complete T.rex skeletons in the nearby hills.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.