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New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
New York, New York

Dream House

La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela's "Dream House" will immerse you in an ever changing world of sound and light.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Edwin Carter Discovery Center

A museum of natural history, Edwin Carter's original log cabin home and workshop houses taxidermy specimens.
Denver, Colorado

The Room of Lost Things

A store that specializes in all things odd and macabre.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Emma Crawford Coffin Race

A lively annual event in which thousands of people race to push coffins heavy with bodies up a hill.
Arvada, Colorado

Cold War Horse

A stark reminder of the huge nuclear weapons plant that once stood on the site and its effect on the surrounding area.
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

Utah is home to the fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Denver, Colorado

American Museum of Western Art

The huge collection of paintings of the American West is one of Denver's best-kept secrets.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

These faux-cliff dwellings allow visitors to climb around on a replica archaeological site.
Rye, Colorado

Bishop Castle

The largest self-built castle in the U.S., six decades in the making.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Monticello, Utah

Newspaper Rock

One of the world’s largest collections of petroglyphs records 2,000 years of human activity.
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.
Monticello, Utah

Hole n" the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s.
Green River, Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

Bizarre lunar-like landscape with thousands of large stone "hoodoos."
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ethyl the Whale

Life-sized sculpture of a blue whale made of hand-recycled plastic trash.
Embudo, New Mexico

Johnnie Meier Classical Gas Museum

One man’s passion for gas stations is on display along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico.
Chimayo, New Mexico

El Santuario de Chimayo

This popular pilgrimage site offers a hole filled with holy healing dirt.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Girard Wing

A sprawling collection of over 106,000 toys from around the world.
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

A multi-storied adobe complex has been inhabited for more than a thousand years.
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
Bloomfield, New Mexico

Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area

The land is full of geologic eye candy like otherworldly spires, mushroom-shaped hoodoos, and prehistoric fossils.