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The building lit up at night.
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.
33.9441, -118.4024
The most photographed barn.
Moose, Wyoming

T. A. Moulton Barn

This rustic old building is said to be the most photographed barn in America.
43.6607, -110.6650
Second Beach.
Forks, Washington

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
47.8852, -124.6207
Los Angeles, California

Toto Canine Movie Star Memorial Marker

Because there's no place like home.
34.0905, -118.3198
The Bradbury Building
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
34.0505, -118.2478
An aerial view of the rose garden.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

10,000 flowered plants bloom in the City of Roses.
45.5191, -122.7054
Cars for scale
Castroville, California

World's Largest Artichoke Statue

It should come as no surprise that the world's largest artichoke lies in the town that calls itself the "Artichoke Center of the World."
36.7623, -121.7529
Rolling hills surround the site.
Shandon, California

James Dean Memorial Junction

A remote crossroads honoring a fallen talent.
35.7346, -120.2843
Harvard Lampoon building.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Lampoon Building

The headquarters of one of the world’s longest-running humor magazines bears a noticeable resemblance to a head wearing a Prussian helmet.
42.3716, -71.1172
Los Angeles, California

Mosaic Tile House

Rainbow-hued local gem in Venice.
34.0000, -118.4568
Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
45.4346, 12.3397
The line in the sand.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
29.4260, -98.4861
Woodrow Wilson Bridge
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
38.7934, -77.0317
Winterhaven, California

Valley of the Names

Since World War II people have been decorating this stretch of the Yuma desert with signatures arranged out of rocks.
32.8535, -114.7029
Brattle Book Shop.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.
42.3547, -71.0621
Townsquare in Western Town.
Agoura Hills, California

Western Town at Paramount Ranch

An Old West film set seen in countless TV shows and movies is open for the public to explore.
34.1159, -118.7548
Hollywood sign seen from Griffith Observatory
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for just short of 9 decades longer than intended.
34.1347, -118.3209
787 jet assembly.
Mukilteo, Washington

Future of Flight Aviation Center

A rare tour of a commercial jet assembly plant, held inside one of the largest buildings in the world.
47.9213, -122.2901
The spring.
Golden Valley, Arizona

Fish Bowl Spring

A secret fresh water spring for animals and humans alike hidden along the most famous road in the United States.
35.0386, -114.3566
The world's largest air-insulated Van de Graaff generator demonstrates the power of electricity.
Boston, Massachusetts

World's Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator

The massive machine creates cracking displays of indoor lightning.
42.3676, -71.0707
Two of the ravens at the Tower of London.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
51.5087, -0.0762
Allegorical figures for the Demidoff monument, Gipsoteca Bartolini.
Florence, Italy

Gipsoteca Bartolini

A slightly creepy gallery of plaster cast models in the same museum as Michelangelo's David.
43.7768, 11.2591
The snow sheds.
Truckee, California

Donner Pass Summit Tunnels

The now-abandoned tunnels were built for the transcontinental railroad on the route where the first wagon train entered California.
39.3156, -120.3207
The A.D. White Library
Ithaca, New York

The A. D. White Library

The library of every book lover's dreams.
42.4478, -76.4853