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Santa Monica, California

Route 66 End of the Trail Sign

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the traditional end of the legendary American highway.
Longview, Washington

Nutty Narrows Bridge

This bridge provides safe passage for squirrels.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
Portland, Oregon

Woodstock Mystery Hole

Beyond being incredibly fun, not much can be said about the Hole with certitude.
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens

A modernist landscape of water and sci-fi concrete.
Tyler, Texas

Apache Drive-In Theatre

A mysterious drive-in nestled in the forest that leaves little to the imagination.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Old Tunnel Bat Colony

Abandoned railroad tunnel is home to a colony of three million Mexican free-tail bats.
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer.
Austin, Texas

Big Bertha Drum

Controversially claiming the title of world's biggest bass drum, UT's Big Bertha was once made radioactive by the Manhattan Project.
Austin, Texas

Brain Collection at the University of Texas at Austin

A collection of 100 brains preserved in jars on the UT campus.
Austin, Texas

Cathedral of Junk

A unique structure in suburban Austin comprised entirely of other people's castaways.
San Antonio, Texas

Hot Wells Hotel and Spa

Ruins of a once-opulent grand Victorian resort.
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
San Antonio, Texas

The Quadrangle

An urban military fort filled with deer, rabbits, peacocks, and other birds.
San Antonio, Texas

Grave of Pat the Horse

Soldiers honored the beloved Pat with a special grave.
San Antonio, Texas

U.S. Army Medical Department Museum

This museum showcases the history and contributions of the U.S. Army to the medical industry, both on the battlefield and off.
Pasadena, California

The Bubble House

An Airy Would-Be Solution to a Housing Shortage.
Los Angeles, California

Kinney-Tabor House

A gift from Abbot Kinney and a little bit of piece of African American history in Venice Beach.
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
Los Angeles, California

The Mar Vista Time Travel Mart

Sister store to the Echo Park Time Travel Store.
Syracuse, Utah

Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake

The largest island on the great salt lake is home to curious creatures and strange stories.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Graves of Henry and William James

Final resting place of the author who wrote the ghost story "The Turn of the Screw," and his brother, the Harvard doctor and paranormal investigator.