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Marion, Ohio

President Warren G. Harding's Tomb

This presidential tomb was not dedicated until years after Harding's death due to personal controversy.
Marion, Ohio

Merchant Ball

This moving cemetery sphere is a slowly rolling stone.
Lawton, Oklahoma

Wichita Mountains Buffalo Herd

American bison herd descending directly from a Bronx Zoo breeding program that saved the species from extinction.
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
Cedar Crest, New Mexico

TWA Flight 260 Crash Site

Deadly airliner crash preserved for those willing to climb and pay respects.
Telluride, Colorado

Mahr Building

This otherwise unremarkable ski town building marks the site of Butch Cassidy's first robbery.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Walsh, Alberta

The Badlands Guardian

A face emerges from the landscape when seen from the air.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
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

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.
Butte, Montana

The Berkeley Pit

New fungal and bacterial species call this deadly lake home.
Meagher, Montana

Castle Town Ghost Town

Mining town from the late 1890s, once home to Calamity Jane.
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
Herriman, Utah

Kennecott Utah Copper-Bingham Canyon Mine

Largest man-made excavation on earth!
Green River, Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

Bizarre lunar-like landscape with thousands of large stone "hoodoos."