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Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.
New York, New York

The Real Winnie the Pooh & Pals

The original toys that inspired the beloved children's stories are on display at the New York Public Library.
Oslo, Norway

Oslo Opera House

The design of this beautifully crafted building was inspired by Norwegian glaciers.
Oslo, Norway

Edvard Munch's Grave

The painter of "The Scream" is laid to rest under a stoic bust of himself in the humble corner of an Oslo cemetery.
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
Stockholm, Sweden

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library)

The library's graceful rotunda is like a bibliophile's temple.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Geological Museum

Museum on earth sciences featuring a recreation of a famous curiosity cabinet.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

10,000 flowered plants bloom in the City of Roses.
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.
Los Angeles, California

Galco's Soda Pop Stop

Shop selling 500 flavors of soda has something for everyone.
Portland, Oregon

Portland Horse Rings

Tiny horses tethered to antique rings are scattered around the city.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
New York, New York

Lexington Candy Shop

The oldest family-run luncheonette in New York, last renovated in 1948, still serves food and drinks the old-fashioned way.
Bronx, New York

Thain Family Forest

This plot of old-growth forest is the largest surviving remnant of New York City's original woodland.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Elsie, Oregon

Camp 18 Restaurant

A logging-themed roadside restaurant surrounded by museum-quality machinery and artifacts from the industry's heyday.
Los Angeles, California

Barnsdall Art Park

This hilltop park offers magnificent views and a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

A Looff creation in Santa Monica best described as “a California-Byzantine-Moorish-style fantasy.”
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Camera Obscura

An offbeat angle on the ocean viewed through an antiquated lens.