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Telluride, Colorado

Mahr Building

This otherwise unremarkable ski town building marks the site of Butch Cassidy's first robbery.
Panguitch, Utah

The Cassidy Trail

Local lore holds that Butch Cassidy took an escape route through Red Canyon's sandstone hoodoos after an attempted murder.
Salt Lake City, Utah

USPS Remote Encoding Facility

Where unreadable addresses are read, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pontiac, Michigan

Pontiac Silverdome

What was once the largest NFL stadium.
Detroit, Michigan

Abandoned Abundant Life Christian Center

An ornate Detroit church, left empty and ravaged by time.
Detroit, Michigan

St. Agnes Church and School

This Detroit ruin was once a gothic bastion of its community, but now it stands as a haunting ruin.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Industrial Gallery

The pieces in this sculpture garden are made from demolished buildings that were once landmarks of Motor City.
Rockford, Michigan

The Corner Bar and Hot Dog Hall of Fame

With over 5,000 champions, the Hall of Fame continues to draw amateur eaters.
Kaleva, Michigan

The Bottle House

House built with over 60,000 glass bottles.
Baldwin, Michigan

Shrine of The Pines

This log cabin gallery is one man's gnarly, hand-carved tribute to his favorite type of tree.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Cedar, Michigan

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

The secret skeleton of a murdered nun was discovered in this church basement, but the scandal doesn't end there.
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
Traverse City, Michigan

The Hippie Tree

Though its branches are painted bright colors by generations of locals, the tree is said to be a haunted portal to hell.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that inspired a Chippewa legend.
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Monument to the Angel of Marye's Heights

The Kirkland Monument remembers a selfless Civil War hero who braved the battlefield to give water to his dying enemies.
Banos, Ecuador

Swing at the End of the World

A swing to dangle you off the very edge.
Nariño, Colombia

Las Lajas Sanctuary

A dangling church built over a Colombian gorge.
Howrah, India

Great Banyan Tree

A single tree's 2,800 aerial roots give the appearance of a complete forest.
Kolkata, India

College Street

The world's largest secondhand book market is a haven for bibliophiles and bargain hunters.
Tamri, Morocco

The Tree Goats of Morocco

Morocco's Argania trees are infested with nut-hungry goats.
Redding, California

Sundial Bridge

This ultra-modern California span is actually a titanic solar clock in disguise.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Cinder Lake Crater Field

NASA used this site to fake the moon landing before actually sending people to the moon.