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San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s.
San Francisco, California

450 Sutter Street

Nestled in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling Financial District stands a unique homage to the Mayan and Beaux Arts.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
San Francisco, California

Ruins of the Sutro Baths

The seawater playground of gilded-era San Francisco burned to the ground in 1966.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Topanga, California

Hidden Treasures

An unreal vintage shop that wears its dadaist influence on its zombie fish.
Los Angeles, California

Nethercutt Collection and Museum

Rare collectibles from automated musical instruments to 250 unique automobiles.
Newport, Rhode Island

Carey Mansion

Rhode Island Mansion used for the Collinwood exteriors in the original "Dark Shadows" series.
Newport, Rhode Island

Belcourt Castle

60-room castle constructed by a horse racing heir.
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
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.
Johannesburg, California

Randsburg

The liveliest ghost town in the state.
Inyo, California

Amargosa Opera House

Marta Becket's hand-painted theater in the desert.
Loyalton, California

Loyalton, The Loneliest Town in America

Despite being a perfectly pleasant place to be, Loyalton can't seem to attract any visitors.
San Francisco, California

V. C. Morris Gift Shop

Early prototype for Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim (Closed for the time being.).
San Francisco, California

Westin St. Francis Hotel

Only hotel where you can legally launder money.
San Francisco, California

Paxton Gate

A shop full of natural curiosities, carnivorous plants, and costumed taxidermied mice.
Pasadena, California

Rose Bowl

Sports history, made in the Arroyo Seco.
Pasadena, California

The Castle Green

Where the rich wintered in Pasadena.
Glendale, California

Forest Lawn Cemetery

An extraordinary final resting place full of oversized art, amazing statues, and dead celebrities.
Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens

An underground mansion with fruit-bearing trees and grapes growing beneath the surface of central California.