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Austin, Nevada

Stokes Castle

This railroad magnate's 19th century tower is more than a little bit out of place in the Nevada desert.
Austin, Nevada

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

Only intact Ichthyosaur skeleton in the United States.
Austin, Nevada

U.S. Route 50

Officially named the "Loneliest Road in America" this barren stretch of Nevada road offers almost nothing but sky and open fields.
Baker, Nevada

The Bristlecone Pines of the Great Basin

The longest living non-clonal organisms on Earth.
Searchlight, Nevada

Walking Box Ranch

Formerly frequented by Hollywood stars and now open for tours.
Golden Valley, Arizona

Santa Claus, Arizona

A Saint Nicholas-themed ghost town in the Mojave desert.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
Dyer, Nevada

Boundary Peak

The highest point in Nevada had to be decided by court order after California tried to claim it as their own.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
San Bernardino County, California

Ivanpah Solar Power Facility

The world’s largest concentrated solar plant generates as many problems as megawatts.
Joshua Tree, California

Beauty Bubble Salon and Museum

The quirky salon doubles as a retro museum run by the world's leading "hairstorian."
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
West Hollywood, California

Redd Foxx Walk Of Fame

An informal walk of fame in front of a Hollywood office building remembers a comedic great and his associates.
Amboy, California

Guardian Lions of Route 66

A pair of large white marble lions guard this stretch of the Mojave Desert, and it is utterly mysterious how they got there.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Mystic Falls Park

This vintage animatronics show is the Vegas version of a walk through the woods.
North Las Vegas, Nevada

Kiel Ranch

An 1870s ranch for pioneers, rodeo stars, and divorcees was abandoned and left for dead, until the city reopened it for exploration.
Hesperia, California

Summit Inn Restaurant

The last Americana on Route 66.
Oro Grande, California

Elmer Long's Bottle Tree Ranch

Hundreds of trees made from glass bottles make up this forest on Route 66.
Baker, Nevada

Lehman Caves

A gothic palace of endless stalagmites and pseudoscorpions, wait within one of the world's most beautiful caves.
Baker, Nevada

Permanent Wave Society

A whimsical, punny collection of "fence art" outside the tiny mountain town of Baker, Nevada.
White Pine County, Nevada

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park

These huge stone ovens in the desert fueled the Nevada silver boom, and may have also been a hideout for outlaws.
Clark County, Nevada

St. Thomas, Nevada

This former Mormon settlement is reemerging from the receding waters of Lake Mead.