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Los Angeles, California

The Pasadena Veloway

A Bicycle Path in the Sky.
Pasadena, California

St. Andrew's Church Murals

The artwork that Italians felt California didn't deserve.
Pasadena, California

The Bubble House

An Airy Would-Be Solution to a Housing Shortage.
South Pasadena, California

Cawston Ostrich Farm

The most popular attraction in Southern California was once a flock of ornery bipedal birds that pulled carts.
Pasadena, California

The Raymond Theater

From silent movie theater to rock &roll palace and beyond.
San Diego, California

Women's Museum of California

This San Diego museum, housed in a former Navy training facility, is dedicated to preserving women’s historic achievements.
Santee, California

Museum of Creation and Earth History

A Biblically-based Natural History Museum.
Lakeside, California

Rancho Cañada de los Coches

The smallest Mexican land grant in California was given, and then taken from, a 19th-century teacher and nurse.
San Diego, California

Sheriff's Museum

It would be a crime to miss it.
Zebulon, North Carolina

Mercury Cougar

A giant cat slowly prowls the parking lot of Zebulon's car dealerships.
Littleton, North Carolina

Cryptozoology & Paranormal Museum

Bigfoot prints, Feejee mermaids, and haunted dolls on display in a tiny North Carolina town.
Youngsville, North Carolina

Tomb of William Jeffreys

A young state senator's deathbed plea to be buried inside a rock resulted in this unusual grave site.
San Luis Obispo, California

The Bells of El Camino Real

A chain of bells connect the California Missions and honor the legend of the "King’s Highway."
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Surfing Museum

Housed in a memorial lighthouse, this museum relays the history of surfing, beginning with the antics of royal Hawaiian teenagers.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

400 granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Arecibo Observatory

The world's second largest single-dish radio telescope, once used to contact E.T.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

American International Rattlesnake Museum

A museum devoted entirely to the rattlesnakes and snake-related art.
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
St. Louis, Missouri

1904 World's Fair Flight Cage

What was meant to be a temporary exhibit is now a permanent fixture at the St. Louis Zoo filled with beautiful birds.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Italy, Texas

Starship Pegasus

A starship has landed in Texas, a welcome break for weary travelers from a drab stretch of I-35.
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.