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Larkspur, California

Dolliver Park

At night, a grove of towering redwood trees growing through the pavement block out all light from the so-called “Dark Park” of Madrone Avenue.
San Francisco, California

The Walrus Heads of the Financial District

These six walrus head statues harken back to a time when this area wasn't far from the oceanfront.
Los Angeles, California

The Los Angeles Times Bombing Memorial

This grand memorial remembers the 20 members of the Los Angeles Times killed when the office was bombed.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith J. Griffith Statue

Although he donated over 3,000 acres to Los Angles, Griffith's life was marred by controversy.
Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Fort Nelson Heritage Museum

Home to vintage vehicles and local artifacts, this museum also houses a rare taxidermy specimen.
Toad River, British Columbia

Alaska Highway Hat Collection

At a lodge and RV park is a collection of headwear that comes in at more than 11,300 and counting.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

'Alec the Goose'

The statue honors a beloved bird that once roamed St. George's Market.
Beverly Hills, California

'Celluloid' Monument

A tribute to the movie stars who fought to keep Beverly Hills separate from Los Angeles.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower Stairs

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Fortitude Valley, Australia

'Brunswick Street'

The artist behind this historical depiction of transportation remains a mystery.
Carpinteria, California

Carpinteria Valley Museum

Its vast collection details the history of this Santa Barbara beach town.
Carpinteria, California

Wardholme Torrey Pine

At 130 years old and 126 feet tall, it is the largest known example of the rare Torrey pine tree.
Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

The highway's southernmost spot is a beloved local attraction.
Key West, Florida

Tennessee Williams Museum

This small Key West museum is packed with dozens of artifacts that illustrate the life of the iconic playwright.
Key West, Florida

Blue Heaven Rooster Cemetery

A small poultry graveyard in the courtyard of a popular Key West watering hole.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key West, Florida

Captain Tony's Saloon

Florida's oldest bar was once a morgue, complete with a hanging tree and gravestones.
Key West, Florida

Robert the Doll

This legendary "evil" doll has been haunting the citizens of Key West for over 100 years.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Key West, Florida

Key West Cemetery

The island residents are known for taking their quirky sense of humor with them to the grave.