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Los Angeles, California

Old Zoo Picnic Area

The abandoned zoo enclosures offer a perfect place to experience the other side of the bars.
Los Angeles, California

Bronson Cave

It should come as no surprise that the best view of the Hollywood sign is from Batman's lair.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
Los Angeles, California

The Happy Foot/Sad Foot Sign

A cult following celebrates the legend that belies this curious podiatrists' office sign which has worked its way into song, literature, animation, and the visual arts.
Los Angeles, California

Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Historic marionette theater features thousands of handmade puppets and free cups of ice cream.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
Los Angeles, California

Farmacia Y Botanica Million Dollar

Once a purveyor of Santeria supplies, religious products , and household sundries, now closed.
Los Angeles, California

Clifton's Cafeteria

Giant Redwood-themed cafeteria operates under the golden rule, "Dine Free Unless Delighted."
Glendale, California

Museum of Neon Art

A one-of-a-kind collection of a unique medium.
Pasadena, California

Fork in the Road

A bigger-than-life pun that has become a beacon of altruism.
Pasadena, California

Colorado Street Bridge

A Masterpiece with a Tragic History.
Pasadena, California

The Gamble House

A stellar example of Art & Crafts architecture, and a movie set to boot.
Pasadena, California

Rose Bowl

Sports history, made in the Arroyo Seco.
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Descanso Gardens

Hiding amid the largest camellia collection in the country lies a charming children's maze, donated by a secret admirer.
Agua Dulce, California

Vasquez Rocks

Named after a bandit and the star of several Hollywood prehistoric landscapes, these sandstone formations are a historical part of the Los Angeles natural landscape.
Lancaster, California

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Each year these high desert hills are absolutely covered with poppy flowers in a surreal show of nature.
Los Angeles, California

Great Wall of Los Angeles

One of the world's longest murals depicts the history of diversity in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California

Ballerina Clown

A three-story, three-dimensional hobo clown in a tutu welcomes CVS shoppers.
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.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
Borrego Springs, California

Galleta Meadows Estate

Metal Jurassic Park on the side of a California highway.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

A hand-built folk art installation covered with messages of God's love.
Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art