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Skagway, Alaska

The Slide Cemetery

A tiny wilderness cemetery commemorates the deadliest episode of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Tonopah, Nevada

Tonopah Mining Park

An errant donkey ushered in a new era of mining in Nevada.
Spokane, Washington

Big Red Wagon

This playground sculpture of an icon from the past is dedicated to the children of the future.
Spokane, Washington

Garbage-Eating Goat Statue

This inanimate goat has been helping to clean up the city of Spokane for almost 40 years.
Hanover, Germany

Marktkirche

Striking occult iconography on a medieval German church.
Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins

Some of the tallest ancient American ruins continue to inspire awe and curiosity.
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
Buford, Wyoming

Buford, Wyoming: Population 1

The smallest town in the United States.
Buford, Wyoming

Tree in the Rock

Miraculous tree that seems to sprout out of solid rock.
Dayton, Ohio

The Avrocar

A real flying saucer, contracted by the U.S. Air Force.
Chicago, Illinois

The Fountain of Time

A hollow cement depiction of time's inexorable effect on the human body.
Kokomo, Indiana

Kokomo Hum

Low-frequency noise compared to an idling train can only be heard by some of this industrial town's residents.
San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel...
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
Battle Mountain, Nevada

Armpit of America

Small Nevada town embraced its designation as the "Armpit of America" with an Old Spice-sponsored festival.
Agua Dulce, California

Vasquez Rocks

Named after a bandit and the star of several Hollywood prehistoric landscapes, these sandstone formations are a historical part of the Los Angeles natural landscape.
Golden Valley, Arizona

Santa Claus, Arizona

A Saint Nicholas-themed ghost town in the Mojave desert.
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas.
London, England

Replica of the Golden Hinde

This one has sailed five times as far as Sir Francis Drake's famous ship.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.