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This Is The Place Monument
Salt Lake City, Utah

This Is The Place Monument

A towering tribute to decisiveness stands on the spot where Brigham Young and his Mormon followers decided that this must be the place.
40.7537, -111.8154
The sign. Simple.
Santa Monica, California

Route 66: End of the Trail

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the end of the legendary American highway, symbolizing that this road only ended when the sea stood in its way.
34.0094, -118.4973
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
33.9619, -118.3705
International Car Forest of the Last Church
Goldfield, Nevada

International Car Forest of the Last Church

Graffiti, cars, and religion combine to create this jungle of scrap in the Nevada desert.
37.6982, -117.2286
The old general store
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush era ghost town.
36.9037, -116.8282
Inyo, California

Amargosa Opera House

Marta Becket's hand-painted theater in the desert.
36.3014, -116.4144
Standin' On the Corner Park
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
35.0235, -110.6977
The Very Large Array
Datil, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
34.1451, -107.8437
"Ozymandias on the Plains", pictured with the sock vandalism.
Amarillo, Texas

Ozymandias on the Plains

A pair of giant legs paying homage to a poem, a king, and it would seem, socks.
35.1018, -101.9091
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.
33.7341, -84.3722
Jasper Newton Smith. (Wikimedia Commons)
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
33.7461, -84.3691
The Big Chicken
Marietta, Georgia

Big Chicken

This abstract roadside poultry was saved from demolition by outraged drivers and pilots.
33.9513, -84.5204
Alpharetta, Georgia

The Dwarf Castle

A Man's Home is His Castle.
34.0888, -84.3607
Fort Lawn, South Carolina

Landsford Canal State Park

Amazing pre-Civil War ruins alongside a shallow, rocky river that hosts beautiful (but endangered) lilies.
34.7852, -80.8950
The aligned segments create a human head.
Charlotte, North Carolina

David Černý's Metalmorphosis

A psychological self-portrait in the form of a giant, segmented head.
35.1511, -80.9477
Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Vulcan

A 58-foot tall statue of the god of fire looks out over Birmingham, Alabama.
33.4918, -86.7955
Berlin, Germany

AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin.
52.5194, 13.4029
Monument to the Battle of the Nations
Leipzig, Germany

Völkerschlachtdenkmal (Monument to the Battle of the Nations)

This incredible stone temple is a monument to death, victory, and fantasy architecture.
51.3223, 12.3944
Lion of Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lion of Lucerne

This memorial commemorating fallen soldiers of the French Revolution has been called the saddest stone in the world.
47.0585, 8.3109
Yosemite National Park, California

Horsetail Fall's Fire Fall

The highest fully-airborne waterfall in Yosemite, which for a few minutes on a few days each year, turns a luminescent fiery orange.
37.7291, -119.6285
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
45.9031, -123.9610
Over 100 selections baked fresh daily, including the Tex-Ass doughnut (center-right, for scale).
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
45.5227, -122.6732
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
45.5318, -122.2913