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Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Terrebonne, Oregon

Smith Rock State Park

Spectacular volcanic cliffs along the Crooked River invite hiking, rock climbing, and photography.
Sterling, Colorado

Overland Trail Museum

Snapshots of late 19th and early 20th century Americana, focused on life on the plains, are displayed in this museum.
Washington, D.C.

Fort Stevens

This American Civil War-era fort still stands near the border between Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Choo Choo Barn

This extraordinary model train layout covers over 1,700 square feet, with multiple trains running simultaneously.
Cliffony, Ireland

Creevykeel Court Tomb

One of Ireland's best-preserved chambered cairns can be found next to a wishing tree.
San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Hierve El Agua

This beautifully deceptive waterfall is something far different from what it appears to be.
Monte Albán, Mexico

Monte Albán

These sacred Mesoamerican ruins feature peculiar petroglyphs hidden in the stones.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Night of the Radishes

At this Oaxaca contest, artists turn purple produce into stunning depictions of saints, buildings, and La Pietà.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Panteón General (General Cemetery)

This graveyard boasts a medley of diverse and imaginative funeral architecture.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art

An incredible collection of Mesoamerican art assembled by one of Mexico's great artists.
Iquitos, Peru

Casa de Fierro

This iron building in the Amazon allegedly shares an architect with the Eiffel Tower.
Dallas, Oregon

Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

A haven for wildlife amid the farmlands and development of the Willamette River Valley.
Mehama, Oregon

Silver Falls State Park

Multiple waterfalls and several historic CCC buildings anchor this state park in Oregon's Willamette Valley.
Chicago, Illinois

Eternal Silence

A haunting statue called "Eternal Silence" has quite the reputation among visitors with active imaginations.
Chicago, Illinois

The Light of Truth Ida B. Wells National Monument

This monument owes its name to a quote by the famous civil rights activist and journalist.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Water Cribs

These chunky stone towers out in Lake Michigan are the key to Chicago’s drinking water.
Chicago, Illinois

Inez Clarke Monument

A strange and haunting monument of unknown origin in the historic Graceland Cemetery.
Chicago, Illinois

Concrete Traffic

An actual 1957 Cadillac De Ville, encased in 15 cubic yards of concrete.
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers.
Chicago, Illinois

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures

This surprising gem is a world-class archeological museum hidden at the University of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Thorne Miniature Rooms

Each of these gorgeous, intricately decorated rooms is painstakingly crafted to the scale of 1 inch: 1 foot.
Chicago, Illinois

The Fountain of Time

A hollow cement depiction of time's inexorable effect on the human body.
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery

An enormous park-like oasis, full of famous Chicagoans' graves.