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Ajo, Arizona

Quitobaquito Springs

This oasis-like spring in the Sonoran Desert is home to unique, endangered species.
Reno, Nevada

Topsy the Clown

This beloved roadside attraction welcomes visitors with his signature neon smile.
Lichtenstein, Germany

Lichtenstein Castle

A striking 12th-century-style castle built on the edge of a cliff.
Catania, Italy

Elephant Fountain

A mysterious ancient elephant said to possess magic powers is now the symbol of a Sicilian city.
Monticello, Utah

Newspaper Rock

One of the world’s largest collections of petroglyphs records 2,000 years of human activity.
Riga, Latvia

Jauniela (New Street)

This charming Latvian lane doubled as Baker Street on the Soviet Union’s version of Sherlock Holmes.
Arizona

Squirrels of the Kaibab Plateau

These elusive, isolated rodents evolved into a distinct, locally iconic subspecies.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
Cody, Wyoming

Buffalo Bill Dam

At the time of its completion, it was the tallest dam in the world.
Willcox, Arizona

Heart of the Rocks Loop

Hike the unusual hoodoos and rock formations that form this little-known natural wonder.
San Simon, Arizona

Geronimo Surrender Monument

A stone pillar commemorates the surrender of the extraordinary Apache leader.
Athens, Greece

Anafiotika

The Cycladic architecture makes this Athens neighborhood feel like an island paradise hidden in the shadow of the Acropolis.
Atlanta, Georgia

Flat Rock and Hart Cemeteries

Two Civil War-era cemeteries stuck between runways at the world's busiest airport.
Tularosa, New Mexico

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Camel Rock

A natural formation that resembles a camel resting in the New Mexico desert.
London, England

The Burney Relief

This bewitching Babylonian goddess haunts a hallway of the British Museum.
Paris, France

Pont de la Concorde

Bridge built from the rubble of the Bastille prison.
Atlanta, Georgia

Coca-Cola Secret Formula Vault

One of corporate America's best-kept secrets is also one of the most publicly displayed.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Archaearium

This museum for people who really dig colonial American history holds an unsavory secret.
Kerry, Ireland

Fahan Beehive Huts

Ireland's most remarkable collection of these curious cone-shaped houses is worth the buzz.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Meath, Ireland

Mound of the Hostages

An ancient neolithic tomb that only sees the sun twice a year.