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Chimney Rock
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect geological spire was not always named so domestically since the native inhabitants of the area thought it looked more like a penis.
41.7029, -103.3486
Kit Carson County Carousel Knight's Horse
Burlington, Colorado

Kit Carson County Carousel

One of few remaining antique carousels with stationary animals in the U.S.
39.3101, -102.2694
Paint Mines Interpretive Park
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

The colorful clay that once provided pigment for American Indian pottery still looks like natural psychedelia.
39.0147, -104.2719
Skyline Drive
Cañon City, Colorado

Skyline Drive

This razorback ridgeline has doubled as a scenic drive since the early 1900s.
38.4591, -105.2507
Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures

The moving metal works of one troubled artist can still be viewed on his front lawn... for now.
38.7893, -104.8635
At the Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
Aspen, Colorado

Magic Mushroom House

An architect in Aspen used psychedelics as his muse while building this mushroom masterpiece.
39.1911, -106.8175
Mine on Vindicator Valley Trail
Cripple Creek, Colorado

Vindicator Valley Trail

This Colorado hiking trail provides provides a small gold mine of abandoned gold mines.
38.7230, -105.1258
Upper canyon. (Wikimedia Commons)
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
36.8618, -111.3743
Moab, Utah

Hole n' the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s.
38.4997, -109.4751
The Walnut Canyon pueblos.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
35.2078, -111.5172
Oraibi Village
Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona

Oraibi Village

This reclusive Hopi village in Arizona has been continuously populated longer than anywhere else in America.
35.8764, -110.6404
Canyons of the Ancients
Towaoc, Colorado

Canyons of the Ancients

A breathtaking array of ancient Pueblo structures and artifacts counterintuitively preserved by neglect.
37.2309, -108.4618
Spruce Tree House - March 2010
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
37.1838, -108.4887
Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center
Creede, Colorado

Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center

A fake mine that was made using real mining techniques which is also used as a community center.
37.8576, -106.9280
Shiprock, a rock formation in New Mexico
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
36.6867, -108.8364
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident.
33.3936, -104.5228
Santa Rosa Blue Hole
Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Santa Rosa Blue Hole

A clear blue swimming hole that has hidden unexplored caves for over 40 years.
34.9387, -104.6825
Echo Amphitheatre
Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico

Echo Amphitheater

Natural sonic phenomenon comes with a grisly legend of murder and blood.
36.6163, -106.7235
Crosses on fence in parking lot.
Chimayo, New Mexico

El Santuario de Chimayo

This popular pilgrimage site offers a hole filled with holy healing dirt.
35.9893, -105.9317