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Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
Evergreen, Colorado

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

The highest paved road in North America winds its way up Mount Evans in Colorado to an altitude of 14,130 feet above sea level.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

The cabin of a gold miner turned naturalist whose collection of 3,000 taxidermy animals was used to found a museum.
Red Cliff, Colorado

Gilman

Once an unstoppable source of gold and silver, this town came to a grinding stop when the groundwater proved deadly.
Grand Lake, Colorado

Holzwarth Trout Lodge

Remains of an early 1900s dude ranch that operated until the 1970s.
Minturn, Colorado

Julia’s Deck

An ADA accessible trail and deck offering stunning views of Colorado’s Mount of the Holy Cross.
Estes Park, Colorado

Birthplace of the American Board of Orthodontics

The start of the group that straightened the teeth of a nation.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Fort Collins, Colorado

Father Goose Memorial

This stone marker honors the man who released Canada goose goslings in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Swetsville Zoo

This "zoo" is a cross between a junkyard and a sculpture garden, featuring animals you won't see anywhere else.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Pigeon Express

Birds with backpacks expedite film development for a rafting company on a remote Colorado river.
Loveland, Colorado

Loveland’s Sweetheart Couple

A tribute to Loveland’s most famous sweethearts, who helped spread cupid’s message to millions.
Denver, Colorado

Denver Omelet Plaque

This sidewalk tribute honors Colorado's great culinary creation.
Denver, Colorado

The Miller Building

This was once the home of Gahan's Saloon, Denver's most storied speakeasy.
Denver, Colorado

My Brother's Bar

Neal Cassady may still have an open tab at one of Denver's oldest watering holes.
Denver, Colorado

The Room of Lost Things

A store that specializes in all things odd and macabre.
Denver, Colorado

International Church of Cannabis

A technicolor place of worship for Elevationists.
Denver, Colorado

Fifty-Two 80's

This modern antique shop is a museum for 80s Saturday morning cartoon culture.
Denver, Colorado

Cranmer Park Sundial

This Chinese-style quartz sundial was saved in its final hour.
Renton, Washington

Jimi Hendrix Memorial

The final resting place of one of the most sensational guitar players of all time was only created after his father got the rights to his music.
Seattle, Washington

The Red Hall at Seattle's Central Library

A colorful architectural gem in Seattle's uniquely modern Central Library.
Seattle, Washington

The Arctic Club

The historic bar where local ship captains, traders, and gold miners would come together to do business a century ago.
Clyde Hill, Washington

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge

The longest and widest floating bridge in the world.