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The song of a sacred bird echoes up the stairs if you clap your hands.
Tinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza Chirp

Clap your hands at the base of the pyramid, and the song of a sacred Mayan bird will echo through the air.
20.6816, -88.5677
The Ivy Side
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
29.4218, -98.4891
Lamp House
Madison, Wisconsin

Lamp House

Hidden away in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a nearly forgotten home that Frank Lloyd Wright built for a childhood friend.
43.0771, -89.3824
View From South East
Richland Center, Wisconsin

A.D. German Warehouse

The only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structure in the architect's hometown.
43.3335, -90.3844
Joyxee Island.
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Joyxee Island

One man's fulfilled dream of living on an artificial island made of recycled plastic bottles.
21.2305, -86.7371
Big Boots.
San Antonio, Texas

Worlds Largest Cowboy Boots

These boots are made for selfies.
29.5180, -98.4975
Women's Museum, Fair Park.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

A "Texanic" (gigantic Texas) collection of Art Deco architecture at Dallas' historic Fair Park.
32.7794, -96.7612
Nice view down Memorial Avenue.
Arlington, Virginia

Pierre L’Enfant’s (Second) Gravesite

The controversial urban planner who designed Washington, D.C., was buried in Maryland, and can presently be found in Virginia.
38.8811, -77.0723
Mary Tyler Moore in downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

A bronze statue on a downtown corner honors Minneapolis's favorite career gal.
44.9767, -93.2729
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri

Country Club Plaza

The first car-centric shopping plaza in the U.S. brought a little bit of Spain to downtown Kansas City.
39.0416, -94.5919
Memorial garden
Carthage, Missouri

Precious Moments Chapel and Gardens

An adorably sweet display of sculpted Hummel figurines.
37.1118, -94.3452
The exterior of the Conch House (Flickr/notanyron)
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Conch Shell House

Beach instrument turned bed and breakfast.
21.2367, -86.7358
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol - The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop—one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics.
20.6802, -88.5707
The descent of the snake god.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
20.6816, -88.5677
"Time for Fun", Key West, Florida
Key West, Florida

Time for Fun

This statue inspired by Renoir's famous painting embodies the jovial spirit of Key West.
24.5584, -81.8068
Window Panel with Saint Vincent on the Rack
Sarasota, Florida

Medieval Art Exhibit at the Ringling Museum

The collection of 80+ pieces created between the years 1100 and 1500 is intended to be seen, heard, smelled, touched, and tasted.
27.3814, -82.5605
Moorish architectural details
Tampa, Florida

Henry B. Plant Museum

Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
27.9464, -82.4641
President Truman conducted official state business from this Key West location frequently
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island.
24.5563, -81.8069
The entrance to the park
Tampa, Florida

Parque Amigos de Jose Marti

A tiny, unassuming park in Tampa that belongs to the Republic of Cuba.
27.9608, -82.4453
Pan Am's First Office
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery.
24.5574, -81.8053
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
24.5557, -81.7826
Fort Pickens
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fort Pickens

One of the only Florida forts to remain in the hands of the Union all through the Civil War still stands as a historic stronghold.
30.3297, -87.2925
Flamingoes at Sunken Gardens.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Sunken Gardens

A luxuriant botanical garden below sea level.
27.7896, -82.6384