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Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Tularosa, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
32.7872, -106.3270
Terlingua, Texas

Lajitas Ghost Town

Ghost town with a beer-drinking goat for mayor.
29.2618, -103.7768
Postcard of the ghost town cemetery.
Terlingua, Texas

Terlingua Ghost Town

An abandoned quicksilver mining town surrounded by the Big Bend parks.
29.3370, -103.5958
Spruce Tree House - March 2010
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
37.1838, -108.4887
Alamosa, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

When eco-systems collide in the arid southwest.
37.7360, -105.6390
Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time Festival

Largest tulip festival in America, includes fireworks, a parade, and a carnival.
42.7875, -86.1089
Dr. Ted standing in front of the building that houses
the musical marvels.
Dale, Indiana

Dr. Ted's Musical Marvels

Colorful collection of antique musical oddities.
38.2082, -86.9748
CC license some rights reserved by Ron Schott
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Flood Museum

Memorializing an American tragedy of massive proportions.
40.3281, -78.9206
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown Inclined Plane

Steepest flood safety railway in the entire world.
40.3254, -78.9289
The Bendix Woods advertisement.
New Carlisle, Indiana

Bendix Woods

This Indiana forest is actually a giant automobile advertisement.
41.6717, -86.4886
Bloomington, Indiana

The Garret

Ornate limestone building now filled with taxidermy, geologic specimens, and more.
39.1666, -86.5374
The sheer walls and striking blue water of the Empire Quarry have dazzled visitors for decades.
Bloomington, Indiana

Empire Quarry

A stunning, abandoned limestone quarry in southern Indiana provided the stone to erect the Empire State Building.
39.0703, -86.5308