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Honolulu, Hawaii

Iolani Palace

The only royal palace on U.S. soil has been a territorial capitol, a military headquarters, and a prison for a queen.
Koloa, Hawaii

Lithified Sand Dunes

A prehistoric landscape hidden in the cliffs of Mahaulepu Hawaii.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, World War II-era London rubble, and dead mobsters galore.
Elizabeth, New Jersey

Arthur Kill Vertical Bridge

Featuring the the longest lift span of any vertical-lift bridge in the world.
North East, Maryland

Turkey Point Lighthouse

This historic lighthouse was well known for the large number of women who served as its keeper.
Wilmington, Delaware

Hendrickson House Museum

One of the oldest surviving Swedish-American homes in the United States.
New York, New York

Spotlight on Broadway Map

The 28-foot granite map plots the locations of 40 theaters in New York City.
Washington, D.C.

Bare-Chested George Washington

Perhaps the most scandalous statue of America's first president.
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Cadet Chapel

Air Force Academy Chapel made of 100 identical tetrahedrons works to inspire those of all religions.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Foucault Pendulum at the Franklin Institute

A daily replay of the experiment that proved the rotation of the Earth.
New York, New York

Second Avenue Subway Art

Beautiful mosaics cover the first stations opened on New York City's newest subway line.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
New York, New York

Hare Krishna Tree

One of the few remaining American elm trees in New York’s Tompkins Square Park was the birthplace of a new religion.
New York, New York

The Marriage of Money and Real Estate

A sculptural commentary on capitalism pokes up from the East River.
New York, New York

The Standard Oil Building

This curved Manhattan building was built to house the opulence of John D. Rockefeller's oil empire.
Eleele, Hawaii

Kauai Glass Beach

This industrial area was the dumping ground for mass amounts of trash that became tiny bits of sea glass.
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
New York, New York

Lenin Statue at Red Square

Salute the leader of the proletariat.
New York, New York

The Brown Building

The site of the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

This historic train station has been converted to a locomotive themed hotel.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
Brooklyn, New York

The Carousel in Prospect Park

You can still ride this 100-year-old work of art in Brooklyn's largest public park.