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Koloa, Hawaii

Spouting Horn

This Hawaiian blowhole is supposedly caused by a trapped monster.
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

An authentic replica of an Asian temple and garden hidden amongst the natural beauty of Hawaii.
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
Lima, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Lima, Peru

Convento de San Francisco Ossuary

The mortal remains of an estimated 70,000 people lie in the basement of a monastery in Lima, Peru.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Valley of the Fallen

This underground church is topped with a 500-foot cross that is seen by many as a beacon of fascist hubris.
Berkeley, California

Old Berkeley Pier

A pier that used to act as a busy ferry dock is now a decaying favorite of local fisherman and urban artists.
Alexandria, Virginia

Torpedo Factory Art Center

A former major munitions plant that has been converted into a sprawling art space.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
San Juan Opico, El Salvador

Joya de Ceren - The Pompeii of the New World

A Mayan village preserved for centuries in volcanic ash.
Managua, Nicaragua

The Old Cathedral of Managua - Catedral de Santiago

A crumbling cathedral condemned by an earthquake.
Havana, Cuba

Finca Vigía

The house that birthed The Old Man and The Sea is now a museum devoted to the old man who wrote it.
Ithaca, New York

The Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York.
Neversink, New York

Neversink

The lost town of Neversink, sunk by New York City.
Rochester, New York

The George Eastman Museum

The home, museum, and death site of Kodak's influential founder.
Syracuse, New York

Niagara Mohawk Building

This Art Deco fortress in upstate New York gives Manhattan's vaunted examples of the style a run for their money.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

James A. Garfield's Memorial and Tomb

The only presidential monument to display a late POTUS's actual casket.
Aswan, Egypt

Unfinished Obelisk

The Largest Known Ancient Egyptian Obelisk.