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Yosemite National Park, California

The Ahwahnee Hotel

The interior of The Shining's Overlook Hotel was based on this Yosemite original.
Thousand Oaks, California

Gardens of the World

From Japan to Italy, this California park explores the world's cultures through their gardens.
Los Angeles, California

Museum of Tolerance

A multimedia experience that chronicles the atrocities of racism.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
San Diego, California

Whaley House

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

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The final resting place of a space program monolith.
Mount Baldy, California

Bridge to Nowhere

Abandoned bridge hidden deep in the San Gabriel Mountains.
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
Los Angeles, California

Urban Light

Scores of vintage street lamps shine along L.A.’s Miracle Mile.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Wayfarers Chapel

Swedenborgian glass church surrounded by redwoods and perched atop a massive landslide area.
Los Angeles, California

La Brea Tar Pits Dragonfly Fossils

These delicate buggers are some of the rarest fossils that have bubbled up from the Tar Pits.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Los Angeles, California

Necromance

Medical and zoological curiosities for sale.
Yosemite National Park, California

Horsetail Fall's Fire Fall

The highest fully airborne waterfall in Yosemite, which for a few minutes on a few days each year, turns a luminescent fiery orange.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
Los Angeles, California

The Museum of Death

World's largest collection of serial killer artwork and other macabre exhibits.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The capitol city's oldest existing cemetery.
Agoura Hills, California

The Old Place Restaurant

The beloved dining spot stands at the cross-section of Hollywood and the Old West.
Malibu, California

The Paul Williams designed Roberts' House

A bomb shelter and some fireplaces are all that remain of the house Fred Roberts tried so hard to keep standing.