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St Regis, Montana

St. Regis Trout Museum

Between Missoula and Spokane, a family-owned travel center has an unusual museum in the back.
Wallace, Idaho

Center of the Universe Manhole

The mayor made the declaration in 2004.
Wallace, Idaho

Burke Ghost Town

An abandoned mining town built in a canyon so narrow, the railroad ran right through the hotel lobby.
Spokane, Washington

Big Red Wagon

This playground sculpture of an icon from the past is dedicated to the children of the future.
Post Falls, Idaho

Treaty Rock

A wild west land agreement was etched right onto this historic Idaho stone.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been named a governmentally recognized sound.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands.
White Post, Virginia

Dinosaurland

Outsider art meets paleontology at this roadside reptile repository.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine

The Ten Thousand "Torii" Shrine.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
Kalabaka, Greece

Meteora

Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 237 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Sweetwater, Tennessee

Lost Sea

Enormous lake at the bottom of a unique cave system.