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Aerial view of Pigeon Key, with the partially decimated Overseas Railroad bridge running parallel to the new Seven Mile Bridge.
Big Pine Key, Florida

Overseas Railroad and Pigeon Key

Island ghost town detailing Flagler's folly in building the Overseas Railroad.
24.7041, -81.1552
Tourists flock to the buoy (Flickr/Turtle43)
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
24.5465, -81.7975
Cameron, Montana

Earthquake Lake

An apocalyptic seismic event creates a deadly chain reaction that ends with a 6-mile long lake developing within weeks.
44.8521, -111.3972
Rapid City, South Dakota

Cosmos Mystery Area

A place where the laws of nature seem to have gone completely berserk... but of course haven't.
43.9232, -103.4204
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.
48.6950, -113.8169
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
44.4750, -110.8436
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
Cheesman Park.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
39.7321, -104.9666
Denver, Colorado

Buckhorn Exchange

Wall to wall taxidermy at Denver's oldest and most exotic steakhouse.
39.7324, -105.0049
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
43.4838, -89.7583
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain.
33.5142, -111.9738
Lowell Observatory in Winter
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.
35.2030, -111.6647
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759
Runoff Collection Pond from Mine Tailings in Leadville Mining District.
Leadville, Colorado

Leadville's Abandoned Silver Mine

Abandoned silver mine strewn with wrecked and twisted structures.
39.2480, -106.2593
Outside the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
40.3830, -105.5190
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Curtain of Fire

An erupting wall of magma.
19.3552, -155.2533
The green sand on Papakōlea.
Naalehu, Hawaii

Papakōlea Beach

Semi-precious green sand on Hawaii's big island.
18.9361, -155.6465