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Grave of Edvard Munch.
Oslo, Norway

Edvard Munch's Grave

The painter of "The Scream" is laid to rest under a stoic bust of himself in the humble corner of an Oslo cemetery.
59.9210, 10.7444
This man lived to 421!
Savannah, Georgia

Colonial Park Cemetery

One of Savannah's oldest and most haunted cemeteries, featuring graves desecrated by Sherman's Union Army.
32.0762, -81.0906
Los Angeles, California

Reggie The Alligator

Raised illegally, Reggie now lives at the Los Angeles Zoo after authorities spent years tracking him down.
34.1486, -118.2852
The gym
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
33.9854, -118.4727
Los Angeles, California

Toto Canine Movie Star Memorial Marker

Because there's no place like home.
34.0905, -118.3198
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

This opulent hotel has been visited by Spider-Man, Charlie's Angels, and the Ghostbusters.
34.0498, -118.2539
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Heritage Museum

A little barn in the middle of the city preserving Hollywood treasures since 1985.
34.1085, -118.3361
Museum of Tolerance on Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

Museum of Tolerance

A mutli-media museum that chronicles the atrocities of racism.
34.0538, -118.4017
Los Angeles, California

Valley Relics Museum

One man's vast collection of artifacts and ephemera from matchbooks and postcards to vintage neon signs and cars.
34.2473, -118.6015
Two faced kitten
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach Freakshow

The largest collection of two headed animals in the world.
33.9904, -118.4764
The Magic Castle during the day - slightly less ominous than at night
Los Angeles, California

The Magic Castle

The private clubhouse for the members of the Academy of Magical Arts.
34.1045, -118.3419
I Street Bridge
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States.
38.5866, -121.5076
Original floor level
Sacramento, California

Sacramento's Original Street Level

The California capital city once stood 10 feet lower than it does today.
38.5835, -121.5038
"The Cat Boat."
Amsterdam, Netherlands

De Poezenboot (The Cat Boat)

A floating cat sanctuary on an Amsterdam canal.
52.3781, 4.8931
Viaje Fantástico, the bronze sculpture of a naked woman riding a rooster is in Plaza Vieja.
Havana, Cuba

Viaje Fantástico

No one knows the meaning behind this giant sculpture of a nude woman with a fork riding a rooster in Havana.
23.1361, -82.3505
The stairs at night
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist.
38.9055, -77.0702
The welcome sign
Calipatria, California

Slab City

During winter months, abandoned navy base becomes off-grid home and alternative living community for thousands of retirees.
33.2589, -115.4664
San Francisco, California

Secret Tiled Staircase

An artsy hidden staircase leads to breathtaking views of San Francisco.
37.7563, -122.4735
Holy Cross
Culver City, California

Holy Cross Cemetery

A bright California graveyard with a decidedly dark side.
33.9939, -118.3841
Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida

Salvador Dalí Museum

Florida might be at its most surreal in this museum devoted to the famed Spanish artist.
27.7660, -82.6314
The White Pass Railroad and Yukon Railroad
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
59.4533, -135.3181
Mendenhall Glacier and Lake, and Nugget Falls, Tongass National Forest
Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier

A rare chance to get up close and personal with a 13-mile ribbon of ice near downtown Juneau.
58.4337, -134.5539
The World's Largest Chocolate Waterfall
Anchorage, Alaska

Worlds Largest Chocolate Waterfall

While not recognized by Guinness, this chocolate waterfall is likely to be the world's largest.
61.1730, -149.8626
Warning!
Point Roberts, Washington

Point Roberts

An American city stranded at the tip of a Canadian peninsula where strict adherence to the "49th parallel rule" became problematic.
48.9884, -123.0569