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South Pasadena, California

'Halloween' House

The famous blue house from the classic horror film "Halloween" is now a local landmark.
Pasadena, California

Bungalow Heaven

The American Home, Re-imagined.
Rosemead, California

Savannah Memorial Park

Blink and you may miss this rustic pioneer cemetery.
Arcadia, California

Denny's Windmill

A relic from a forgotten bakery chain still spins atop a diner.
Pasadena, California

Fork in the Road

A bigger-than-life pun that has become a beacon of altruism.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena's Busch Gardens

Southern California’s Theme Park Beginnings.
Anaheim, California

Petrified Tree

The oldest attraction in Disneyland is a prehistoric stump that Walt may have bought for his wife.
Victoria, British Columbia

Ross Bay Cemetery

This stately Victorian-era burial ground overlooking the Pacific Ocean is home to the graves of some of British Columbia's most famous figures.
La Puente, California

Donut Hole

“It's the quality” (but probably also the drive-through donut tunnel) that has attracted diners since 1968.
Santa Barbara, California

Whale House

This stunning sea creature-shaped home blends into the landscape like a fantasy villa.
Goleta, California

Monument to the Bombardment of Ellwood

The first attack on the continental U.S. during WWII occurred off the coast of a quiet California golf course.
Carpinteria, California

Wardholme Torrey Pine

At 130 years old and 126 feet tall, it is the largest known example of the rare Torrey pine tree.
Carpinteria, California

Carpinteria Tar Pits

Inky sludge oozes to the surface of this beach thanks to a rare natural tar seep.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Shrine of the Ages

This small interfaith chapel lies not far from the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Pasadena, California

The Old YWCA Building

A landmark for a trailblazer for female architects and the designer of one of the most famous and opulent buildings in California.
Bend, Oregon

Bend Blockbuster Video

The world's last remaining store of its kind.
Santa Barbara, California

Moreton Bay Fig Tree

The beautiful behemoth is one of the largest trees of its kind in the United States.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Bakersfield, California

Last Woolworth's Lunch Counter

An antique store houses the last operational diner from the defunct department store chain.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Del Monte Forest, California

Ghost Trees of Pescadero Point

Haunting and beautiful trees, doomed to die.
San Francisco, California

Portals of the Past

The remains of a ruined mansion memorialize the 1906 earthquake.
Julian, California

Eagle and High Peak Mine

Where there's quartz, there must be gold. Thus is the story of the mines of Julian, and the titillating times of the Gold Rush.