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Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under one of Seattle's oldest bridges.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
Kaneohe, Hawaii

Ha'iku Stairs

A Hawaiian stairway to heaven—that you can't climb.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
Savannah, Georgia

Grave of Corinne Elliot Lawton

This haunting tombstone comes complete with a heartbreaking story of love and loss.
Tijuana, Mexico

La Mona

Giant nude woman of Tijuana is also the artist's home.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
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.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historic Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay," this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
Mammoth Lakes, California

Devils Postpile National Monument

Towering basalt columns, a creation of fire and ice.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Oakland, California

Mountain View Cemetery

Oakland's beautiful monumental cemetery.
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
Laakdal, Belgium

Nike Laakdal Wind Park

Six turbines towering over a wide road for passersby.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum

The history and future of cannabis.