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Hi Jolly Monument
Quartzsite, Arizona

Hi Jolly Monument

This memorial pyramid marker honors one of the United States Government's first official camel riders.
33.6641, -114.2362
The main concourse. (Wikimedia Commons)
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Central Terminal

Ruins of a once-prized railroad station in New York.
42.8897, -78.8311
Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, New York

Corning Museum of Glass

Dedicated to the art and science of glass in equal measure, this space is as much laboratory as museum.
42.1498, -77.0540
The colour coded directions are integrated into the signs.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
43.6487, -79.3781
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
43.6425, -79.3873
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.
43.0820, -79.0712
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
43.0911, -79.0741
Scotty's Castle at Sunset
Inyo, California

Scotty's Castle

Abandoned Jazz Age Dream Home and Con Man's Hide-Out in Death Valley Desert.
37.0323, -117.3410
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.
37.7486, -119.5881
General Sherman
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
36.5817, -118.7514
The gym
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
33.9854, -118.4727
Hollywood sign seen from Griffith Observatory
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for just short of 9 decades longer than intended.
34.1347, -118.3209
Los Angeles, California

Pink's Hot Dogs

World-famous, Pink's still manages to keep its prized cult fetish status.
34.0840, -118.3444
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
34.1184, -118.3004
Techatticup Mine.
Nelson, Nevada

Techatticup Mine

This famous Nevada gold mine, once a hotbed of Wild West shenanigans, is now open for tours.
35.7100, -114.8035
Sand blowing off a crest in the Kelso Dunes.
San Bernardino, California

Kelso Dunes

The largest dune field in the Mojave offers a chance of hearing the 'singing sands.'
34.9091, -115.7691
A view of the Biosphere's million-gallon "ocean"
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes.
32.5798, -110.8507
The Glorious Diorama
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."
36.0155, -114.7474
Nelson, Nevada

Nelson

A mining town once rife with murderous disputes over its copious treasures now creates income as a popular spot for photo shoots.
35.7096, -114.8037
Yucca, Arizona

Area 66

Private former home in the desert shaped like a huge golf ball.
34.8600, -114.1459
Quotes and fates.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial

Memorial of the Salem witchcraft hysteria in the town of Danvers, where it all began.
42.5653, -70.9594
Birth Home of Bette Davis
Lowell, Massachusetts

Bette Davis House

The birth home of one of cinema's legendary actresses.
42.6342, -71.3360