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Coney Island Hot Dog Stand
Bailey, Colorado

Coney Island Hot Dog Stand

This hot dog-shaped diner has moved all around Colorado, never been to New York.
39.4085, -105.4933
Steve Canyon Statue
Idaho Springs, Colorado

Steve Canyon Statue

This statue of an obscure comic strip hero stands as a tribute to patriotic service and a cautionary tale about embracing fads.
39.7421, -105.5069
Castlewood Canyon Dam Ruins
Franktown, Colorado

Castlewood Canyon Dam Ruins

The remains of the dam that unleashed a 15-foot wall of water on Denver.
39.4054, -104.7589
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
Tiny Town and Railroad
Morrison, Colorado

Tiny Town and Railroad

Travel through the wholesome amusements of yesteryear at this charming miniature village.
39.6040, -105.2243
Bill, bathed in everlasting light
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
39.7333, -105.2386
Alfred Packer's Headstone
Littleton, Colorado

Alfred Packer's Grave

Final resting place of a 19th century gold prospector and convicted cannibal.
39.6040, -105.0174
The Rocky Statue in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
39.9650, -75.1792
Entrance to Iowa 80 Trucking Museum
Walcott, Iowa

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The world’s largest truck stop includes a barber shop, chiropractor, and a huge museum with antique trucks.
41.6178, -90.7817
Scott Harrison built this just for you
Nederland, Colorado

Carousel of Happiness

Inspired by a music box, a small town Vietnam vet carved an entire carousel full of animals by hand.
39.9598, -105.5095
Boulder Teahouse
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
40.0157, -105.2770
Boulder, Colorado

NIST-F1 Cesium Fountain Atomic Clock

The clock that sets them all.
40.0107, -105.2772
Cheesman Park.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
39.7321, -104.9666
Denver, Colorado

Packrat Antiques

Curios, scientific antiques, oddities for sale.
39.6877, -104.9875
Casa Bonita
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
39.7419, -105.0709
This laundromat is more than it seems.
Brooklyn, New York

Sunshine Laundromat

One of New York's best collections of pinball is hidden in a secret bar in the back of this laundromat.
40.7293, -73.9536
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
40.5743, -73.9788
Vintage D. Gottlieb & Co. game
Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville Pinball Museum

This North Carolina museum is keeping the pinball craze alive, with a little Space Invaders on the side.
35.5965, -82.5569
Looking down the lobby
Chicago, Illinois

Palmer House Hilton

This historic hotel invented the chocolate brownie.
41.8803, -87.6269
AC/DC
Hopewell TWP, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Coin Operated Gaming Hall of Fame and Museum

10,500 square feet of pinball housed in former dollar store and home to the last playable "Thunderball."
40.5860, -80.2569
A view of City Hall from below. (Photo:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
39.9541, -75.1644
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A green oasis in Chicago.
41.8865, -87.7178
Alexander Hamilton Death Rock
Weehawken, New Jersey

Weehawken Dueling Grounds

The boulder on which Alexander Hamilton laid his head as he died can still be visited on New Jersey coast.
40.7708, -74.0168
Bricked up entrance to Clinton Hall detail.
New York, New York

The Forgotten Entrance to Clinton Hall

Hidden in one of New York's oldest subway stations is the final remnant of the site of the bizarre Shakespeare Riots.
40.7298, -73.9914