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Lincoln, New Mexico

Lincoln County Courthouse

The site of Billy the Kid’s most famous escape and the end to the Lincoln County War.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Park

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
Winslow, Arizona

La Posada Hotel and Gardens

One of the final grand railway depot hotel complexes is slowly being restored to its former glory.
Green Valley, Arizona

I-19, America's Only Metric Interstate

After a short-lived attempt to bring America in line with the rest of the world, this road was left in metric.
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
Jerome, Arizona

Jerome's Sliding Jail

A Wild West jailhouse that slid down the mountainside.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Amado, Arizona

Longhorn Grill and Saloon

This giant steer-skull edifice refuses to die.
Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Territorial Prison

Walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chambers of Arizona Territory’s first prison.
Kingman, Arizona

Hackberry General Store

Don't blink or you'll miss it.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

This historic national park is covered in the stunning ruins of red rock pueblos.
Winslow, Arizona

Two Guns

The story of Two Guns, Arizona could easily be described as a Shakespearian tragedy on Route 66.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

See massive fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Rawlins, Wyoming

Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

This prison-turned-museum is a remnant of the Old West's grizzly, violent past.
Buford, Wyoming

Buford, Wyoming: Population 1

One of the smallest towns in the United States.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the United States is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Salt Lake City, Utah

This Is The Place Monument

A towering tribute to decisiveness stands on the spot where Brigham Young and his followers decided that this must be the place.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Rockville, Utah

Grafton Ghost Town

Settled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1859, this abandoned frontier town has appeared in several films.
Spanish Fork, Utah

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple

Despite sitting firmly in the global cradle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this Hare Krishna temple is host to one of the largest color festivals outside India.