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Florissant, Colorado

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

The largest source of fossilized insects anywhere.
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Cadet Chapel

Air Force Academy Chapel made of 100 identical tetrahedrons works to inspire those of all religions.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Central City, Colorado

Nevadaville Ghost Town

This deserted gold rush town is home to a Masonic lodge that, strangely enough, still holds meetings.
Idaho Springs, Colorado

Steve Canyon Statue

This statue of an obscure comic strip hero stands as a tribute to patriotic service and a cautionary tale about embracing fads.
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Golden, Colorado

Sculptured House

This iconic science fiction house still looks like something from the future.
Morrison, Colorado

Tiny Town and Railroad

Travel through the wholesome amusements of yesteryear at this charming miniature village.
Denver, Colorado

Fifty-Two 80's

This modern antique shop is a museum for 1980's Saturday morning cartoon culture.
Glendale, Colorado

Four Mile Historic Park

It's easy to forget what century it is as you wander this rustic homestead.
Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Tower of Memories

A seven-story 1920s mausoleum outside Denver houses thousands of remains.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Denver, Colorado

Cranmer Park Sundial

This Chinese-style quartz sundial was saved in its final hour.
Denver, Colorado

Colfax Avenue Museum

This eclectic collection documents the wild legacies of "America's Wickedest Street."
Denver, Colorado

International Church of Cannabis

A technicolor place of worship for Elevationists.
Denver, Colorado

Hidden Elves at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

A small horde of mythical creatures lurk almost imperceptibly within the museum's wildlife dioramas.
Denver, Colorado

Forney Transportation Museum

Explore some of the most unique vehicles in history along with a cast of unsettling mannequins.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Denver, Colorado

'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House

One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center

This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Denver, Colorado

Bump & Grind

An eccentric cafe in uptown Denver with a gender bending twist.
Denver, Colorado

Denver Zine Library

A collection of over 15,000 zines works to preserve DIY publishing culture.