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Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

Church of Santa María Tonantzintla

An indigenous take on European design creates a stunning visual overload.
19.0298, -98.3197
More girth than any tree in the world.
Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
17.0464, -96.6363
La Iglesia de los Remedios at the pyramid's peak, with a backdrop of the Popocatepetl volcano.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
19.0582, -98.3020
The descent of the snake god.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
20.6816, -88.5677
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol - The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop—one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics.
20.6802, -88.5707
Casa de maquinas with freshly picked henequen
Aké, Mexico

San Lorenzo Aké

A hacienda that features all things uniquely Yucatán.
20.9511, -89.3048
Cheesman Park.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
39.7321, -104.9666
Isle Royale National Park, which contains Moose Boulder.
Houghton, Michigan

Moose Boulder

A micro island in a pond on an island in a lake on an island in a lake.
48.0088, -88.7720
Guachimontones
Teuchitlán, Mexico

Guachimontones

The jewel of western Mexico's archaeological legacy is this tiered circular pyramid now covered in grass.
20.6871, -103.8449