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Santa Barbara, California

Franceschi Park

The home of one of California's most important horticulturalists wilts amidst a lovely park.
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Valley of the Temples Memorial Park

An authentic replica of an Asian temple and garden hidden amongst the natural beauty of Hawaii.
Simi Valley, California

Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village

An eccentric folk art landmark made out of discarded bottles by an inspired "grandma."
Hesperia, California

Summit Inn Restaurant

The last Americana on Route 66.
Ocotillo, California

Anza Borrego Desert View Tower

This historic tower in the California desert promises visitors a "vortex of good vibes".
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
Escondido, California

Queen Califia's Magical Circle

A large sculptural artwork and garden in Escondido, California.
Los Angeles, California

Robinson's Liberty Bells

Large but largely ignored, these 42 life-size Liberty Bell replicas were a peculiar, unexplained feature on the facade of a Macy's department store.
Calabasas, California

Malibu Hindu Temple

A glittering South Asian anomaly in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb.