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The Chapel has a commanding presence (Flickr/Nick Humphries)
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
34.8321, -111.7667
The original Saltair
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
40.7471, -112.1882
The Athabasca Glacier has been receding at a rate of about 16 feet per year.
Jasper, Alberta

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
52.8737, -118.0814
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
42.3001, -83.2329
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
42.2706, -83.2091
Sweep of the lakefront with perched dunes in distance
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that inspired a Chippewa legend.
44.8825, -86.0411
Sunrise at the Queens panorama
Queens, New York

Panorama of the City of New York

A 9,335 square foot architectural model of the entire city.
40.7459, -73.8467
Inside the Tent of Tomorrow of the New York State Pavilion (2009)
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
40.7462, -73.8445
135 ft Peachoid water tower
Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.
35.0953, -81.6859
Mary Tyler Moore in downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

A bronze statue on a downtown corner honors Minneapolis's favorite career gal.
44.9767, -93.2729
A display at American Museum of Science and Energy
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Oak Ridge "The Secret City"

The secret city built by the Manhattan Project.
36.0089, -84.2571
Miami, Florida

Miami Circle

A perfect circle of twenty-four mysterious holes dates back to prehistoric time.
25.7694, -80.1899
Delray Beach, Florida

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens dedicated to the Japanese farmer that refused to throw in the trowel.
26.4298, -80.1568
The Madonna in Bethesda
Bethesda, Maryland

Madonna of the Trail

She stares out across six lanes of traffic, clutching a musket and infant with determination.
38.9839, -77.0942
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
37.5968, -112.2085
Two of the last remaining buildings of Grafton, Utah, a ghost town south of Zion National Park (which you can see in the background). The schoolhouse was built in 1886, it was also used as a church and public meeting place.
Rockville, Utah

Grafton Ghost Town

Settled by Mormons in 1859, this abandoned frontier town appears in several films including "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."
37.1672, -113.0799
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
Bleu Horses
Three Forks, Montana

Bleu Horses

These giant metal horses graze on a hilltop near the Montana highway.
45.9788, -111.5962
Blackfoot, Idaho

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.
43.1895, -112.3438
Cottonwood, Idaho

Dog Bark Park Inn

Sweet Willy, at 30 feet tall, is the world's biggest beagle.
46.0555, -116.3496
Kings Bowl and Great Rift from air. King's Bowl is a phreatic explosion pit 280 feet (90 m) long, 100 feet (30 m) wide, and 100 feet (30 m) deep, caused by lava meeting groundwater and producing a steam explosion 2,200 years ago. (Wikimedia Commons)
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
43.4167, -113.5167
A visitor poses with the World Traveler Signpost
Bethel, Maine

World Traveler Signpost

Turns out you can see the world without ever leaving Maine.
44.2443, -70.7851
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Downtown Mackinac
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
45.8681, -84.6289