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Rokers Point Settlement, Bahamas

Underwater Plane Wreck Near Staniel Cay

One of the most accessible undersea plane wrecks in the world.
Washington, D.C.

Space Window at the Washington National Cathedral

A tiny piece of the moon is embedded in this stained glass masterpiece.
Tokyo, Japan

Zauo

The freshest fish here are the ones you catch yourself.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Tonopah, Nevada

Clown Motel

Oh, just a motel on the edge of the desert decorated with thousands of clowns conveniently located next to an abandoned graveyard.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Saint Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador

L'Anse Aux Meadows

An ancient Viking village in North America that predates Columbus by 500 years.
Havre-Aubert, Québec

Entry Island - Île d'Entrée

A tiny, picturesque island, where cows and wild horses wander around the houses.
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira

Eccentrically decorated palace and gardens replete with grottoes, fountains, underground tunnels, caves, and numerous statues.
Elvas, Portugal

Fort of Graça

This star-shaped military outpost is now simply trying to protect itself from neglect.
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of US high points towers over every other peak in North America.
Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories

The Tuktoyaktuk Pingos

Natural earth mounds formed in the far north.
Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks Antler Arch

A morbid gateway to an Alaskan town prides itself on the hunting history it represents.
Northwest Territories

Grave of the Mad Trapper of Rat River

A mad mystery man who led Canadian mounties on a 150-mile wilderness chase is still buried with his secrets intact.
Kyoto, Japan

Sagano Bamboo Forest

The sound of swaying stalks in this stunning grove has been voted to be a governmentally recognized sound.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
Mexico City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house actual sovereigns.
Gaiman, Argentina

Parque el Desafío

A retiree's challenge to build an outdoor wonderland out of trash.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
New York, New York

The Lost Diner

The saddest little diner in New York.
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
New York, New York

New York Marble Cemetery

A hidden "place of interment for gentlemen."
New York, New York

Museum of the American Gangster

This little museum is built on a theater that was once a wildly elaborate speakeasy.