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Orlando, Florida

Progress City Model

A glimpse at Walt Disney's vision for a "community of tomorrow," in miniature.
Gaffney, South Carolina

Gaffney Peachoid

The record holder for the world’s largest peach.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

The site of the climactic scene from the classic horror film is now a historic landmark.
Houston, Texas

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

This small park features a monumental fountain wall, providing a great photo opportunity in the middle of Houston.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Mount Trashmore

Scenic mount trashmore, Virginia Beach's most curious waterfront still has a couple of secrets.
Sacramento, California

Eagle Theatre

A replica of the first public theater built in California.
Sacramento, California

Tower Bridge

Art Deco stylings conceal the true nature of this bridge.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento's Original Street Level

The California capital city once stood 10 feet lower than it does today.
Portland, Oregon

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum

These machines have been collecting dust for decades.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Featuring a casually threatening atmosphere along with dessert and coffee to die for.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Portland, Oregon

Hippo Hardware

No two pieces are exactly the same at Portland's hippo-themed hardware store.
Portland, Oregon

Ota Tofu

The oldest tofu shop in the United States is a firm favorite with locals.
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore Estate's Secret Passages

The enormous 250-room Vanderbilt mansion conceals hidden doors and secret passageways.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester Rifle Company fortune.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Moreton Bay Fig Tree

One of the largest trees of its kind in California.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
Los Angeles, California

The Babylon Court

This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.
Los Angeles, California

La Brea Tar Pits Dragonfly Fossils

These delicate buggers are some of the rarest fossils that have bubbled up from the Tar Pits.