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Carcross Desert
Carcross, Yukon Territory

Carcross Desert

This tiny square mile of Canadian sand was once considered the world's smallest desert.
60.1872, -134.6947
Fort Worden.
Port Townsend, Washington

Fort Worden Artillery Battery

An abandoned network of military bunkers and tunnels open for anyone willing to descend into the darkness.
48.1354, -122.7671
New Plymouth
New Plymouth, Idaho

Horseshoe-Shaped Town

New Plymouth, Idaho is the only U-shaped town in the United States.
43.9706, -116.8206
Petrified Wood
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
34.8158, -109.8649
Close up of the condition of the fleet.
Benicia, California

Suisun Bay Ghost Fleet

The rusting remains of the largest assembled WWII fleet on the West Coast.
38.0733, -122.0971
Vallejo, California

Mare Island

The former Naval shipyard is open for exploring - mostly.
38.0947, -122.2821
The gates of San Quentin
San Quentin, California

San Quentin Prison Gift Shop

Infamous prison has a delightful gift shop where one can buy prisoner-crafted souvenirs.
37.9415, -122.4836
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
Treasure Island as seen from Yerba Buena Island
San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
37.8160, -122.3713
The San Francisco Cable Car Museum lives in a beautiful brick building on Masonic street.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Cable Car Museum

Not merely a museum – but a whirring powerhouse that offers a subterranean peek into the heart and soul of cable car operations.
37.7945, -122.4114
Main entrance to the Exploratorium at Pier 15
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
37.8017, -122.3973
Dutch (North) Windmill from the beach.
San Francisco, California

Dutch Windmill

The key to turning shifting dunes into the green oasis of Golden Gate Park.
37.7705, -122.5094
San Francisco, California

Seward Street Slides

Bring your own cardboard to the slippery slopes of concrete hidden in a neighborhood park.
37.7576, -122.4400
The Winchester Mystery House.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
37.3189, -121.9506
USS Recruit
San Diego, California

USS Recruit

Not truly a ship nor a building, the Navy's first and last "landship" is now abandoned due to clerical issues.
32.7255, -117.2239
Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
34.3431, -112.1007
Casa Grande Ruins
Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins

Some of the tallest ancient American ruins continue to inspire awe and curiosity.
32.9778, -111.5176
Crater Parking Lot, Mountain in the Distance 2007
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
35.0281, -111.0232
The Walnut Canyon pueblos.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
35.2078, -111.5172
Lowell Observatory in Winter
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.
35.2030, -111.6647
A rover stuck in a crater.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Cinder Lake Crater Field

NASA used this site to fake the moon landing before actually sending people to the moon.
35.1940, -111.3114
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
37.5968, -112.2085
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
44.5904, -104.7147