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Nevada City, California

Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

"You don't need a rocket scientist to build a steam engine, but we've got one." -Museum docent on the credentials of a restoration volunteer.
Davis, California

Bats of Yolo Causeway

Each summer, the migratory bats living beneath the bypass form "batnadoes" at dusk.
Berkeley, California

Cesar Chavez Park

A 90-acre park on former landfill that hosts an annual kite festival.
June Lake, California

Obsidian Dome

A natural dome made of volcanic glass in Inyo National Forest.
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States.
Grass Valley, California

Home of Lola Montez

The modest home of the very immodest dancer who cost a king his crown.
Auburn, California

The Statues of Ken Fox

Dentist's hated concrete colossi are now beloved icons of the community.
Nevada City, California

Malakoff Diggins

The beauty and the beast of hydraulic mining is on full display at this California Historic State Park.
Sacramento, California

Safetyville, USA

A working miniature city designed to teach kids about safety and presumably city planning.
Barstow, California

Painted Rocks

The cluster of boulders near Fort Irwin is covered in military insignia.
Folsom, California

Folsom Prison Museum

This museum looks at the history of one of America's most famous prisons and most beloved albums.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

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

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
Lancaster, California

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Each year these high desert hills are absolutely covered with poppy flowers in a surreal show of nature.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

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

Old Reno Arch

The arch that celebrated the completion of the Lincoln and Victory highways.
Reno, Nevada

Topsy the Clown

This beloved roadside attraction welcomes visitors with his signature neon smile.
Sparks, Nevada

Last Chance Joe

The colossal cartoon man stands outside a Nevada museum.
Nixon, Nevada

Winnemucca Lake

This dry lake bed contains the oldest known petroglyphs in North America.
Baker, Nevada

Baker Archaeological Site

This ancient village provides insight into the complexity of the pre-Columbian Fremont Culture.
Elko, Nevada

Western Folklife Center

This arts and culture cultural center explores the diverse cultural heritage of the American West.
Dayton, Nevada

The Republic of Molossia

The smallest country in the world.
Sparks, Nevada

The Generator

Its founder calls it a "proletariat art renaissance".