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Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Shrine of the Ages

This small interfaith chapel lies not far from the rim of the Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Kaibab Lookout Trees

The remnants of a creative early method of wildfire prevention.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Powell Memorial

A monument to the one-armed geologist who led the first documented expeditions through the Grand Canyon.
Kingman, Arizona

Kingman Explosion Memorial

A memorial to the firefighters who died in an industrial disaster is housed in a small public park.
Agoura Hills, California

M*A*S*H Filming Location

The show's fictional Korean medical camp was created in the Santa Monica hills.
Malibu, California

California Coastal Records Project

View the California coastline (and the home of Barbara Streisand) inch by inch with stunning, government-sanctioned aerial photography.
Beverly Hills, California

Union 76 Gas Station

The dramatic upward-curving roof is one of the most iconic examples of Googie architecture that still stands today.
Ventura, California

Ventura Oil Refinery

Rusty industrial city full of oxidized distillation towers.
Oxnard, California

La Jenelle Park

Rusty pieces of metal jutting out of a breakwater are all that's visible of the 12,500-ton ocean liner that capsized just off the beach.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Valour Road

Three young men who lived on this street are honored for their service during World War I.
Regina, Saskatchewan

Holy Rosary Cathedral

This more than a century-old cathedral has seen its fair share of redesigns over the years.
Welshpool, New Brunswick

Campobello Island

A quarter mile off the coastal tip of Maine you'll find the "Beloved Island" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower Stairs

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
Granum, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo.
Jasper, Alberta

Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fort Pickens

One of the only Florida forts to remain in the hands of the Union all through the Civil War still stands as a historic stronghold.
St. Augustine, Florida

Fort Matanzas National Monument

An 18th-century Spanish watchtower made entirely of seashell and concrete.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world.
Amarillo, Texas

The Second Amendment Cowboy

This constitutionally sound Muffler Man harkens back to the days these attractions were a must-see.
Vernal, Utah

Fantasy Canyon

Sandstone rock formations that look like they belong on the cover of a progressive rock album.