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San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico

Hierve El Agua

This beautifully deceptive waterfall is something far different from what it appears to be.
San Francisco, California

Three Gems

A hidden subterranean installation offers a view of the sky.
Tillamook, Oregon

Octopus Tree of Oregon

No one knows how this Pacific Northwest spruce tree came to have so many trunks.
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Casually threatening atmosphere with dessert and coffee to die for.
McKenzie Bridge, Oregon

Proxy Falls

This frequently-photographed waterfall takes only a short hike to visit.
Portland, Oregon

The Witch's Castle

These old stone ruins in the Oregon wilderness were once bathrooms and are steeped in legends of murder.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Cemetery

This bleach-white graveyard overlooking the ocean is accessed through a tunnel.
Humacao, Puerto Rico

Monkey Island

This small primate research island is teeming with playing, fighting wild monkeys.
San Antonio, Texas

World's Largest Cowboy Boots

These boots are made for selfies.
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
Austin, Texas

The Bottle House

Unusual house, in an unusual neighborhood, home to some very unusual peanuts.
Austin, Texas

Mayfield Park

Free public park and gardens filled with peacocks and peahens.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Canberra, Australia

Australian-American Memorial

From a distance, this statue of an eagle looks like a giant chicken on a stick.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Museum of Osteology and Skulls Unlimited

Collection of skeletal systems from the "world's leading supplier of osteological specimens."
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

45th Infantry Museum

A museum honoring Oklahoma military service, where you can look into Hitler's mirror and see a Mickey Mouse gas mask.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Wheeler Ferris Wheel

The surprising home of the iconic Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel.
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Territorial Museum & The Carnegie Library

Home to the story of the outlaw turned funhouse mummy, Elmer McCurdy.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Architectural DNA

An old spiral fire escape dangles above a public courtyard in Midtown Oklahoma City.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Cave House of Tulsa

A former chicken restaurant that doubled as a speakeasy is now a quirky home full of wonderfully strange traditions.
Lawton, Oklahoma

Wichita Mountains Buffalo Herd

American bison herd descending directly from a Bronx Zoo breeding program that saved the species from extinction.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Playtower

A whimsical tower with a spiral staircase, inspired by the Space Age and the Möbius strip.
Midland, South Dakota

Skeleton Man Walking Skeleton Dinosaur

Just a man taking his prehistoric pet for a stroll.
Oakley, Kansas

Prairie Dog Town

Home of mutant livestock.