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The Smile Face Museum
New York, New York

The Smile Face Museum

This collection of grinning ephemera has grown from basement to Brooklyn.
40.6854, -74.0228
Tourists flock to the buoy (Flickr/Turtle43)
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
24.5465, -81.7975
Pan Am's First Office
Key West, Florida

Pan Am's First Office

The birthplace of American international flight service has been turned into a celebrity's microbrewery.
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President Truman conducted official state business from this Key West location frequently
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island.
24.5563, -81.8069
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
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The old hanging tree, once outside, now built into the bar.
Key West, Florida

Captain Tony's Saloon

Florida's oldest bar was once a morgue, complete with a hanging tree and gravestones.
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Hemingway's last penny.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women.
24.5512, -81.8006
Ochopee Post Office
Ochopee, Florida

Ochopee Post Office

The smallest post office in the United States is no bigger than a broom closet.
25.9008, -81.2973
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
44.5904, -104.7147
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious replication of Stonehenge.
42.1386, -102.8591
Lincoln Highway Memorial
Laramie, Wyoming

Lincoln Highway Monument

The high point on the 16th president's eponymous roadway is marked by a massive version of his head.
41.2369, -105.4363
Tree in the Rock
Buford, Wyoming

Tree in the Rock

Miraculous tree that seems to sprout out of solid rock.
41.1336, -105.3468
Isa Lake (background) straddles the Continental Divide.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
44.4419, -110.7185
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
44.5251, -110.8390
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
44.4750, -110.8436
New York, New York

New York City Police Museum

Hear the tales of New York's most notorious criminals.
40.7036, -74.0084
New York, New York

Ghostbusters Firehouse

Don't get slimed in TriBeCa.
40.7197, -74.0066
New York, New York

The Sphere

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.
40.7107, -74.0137
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.
40.7585, -73.9853
New York City Fire Museum
New York, New York

New York City Fire Museum

A museum collection honoring the long history of the FDNY is held in a disused Manhattan fire house.
40.7256, -74.0069
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
Inyo, California

Devils Golf Course Landscape

"Only the devil could play golf here."
36.2201, -116.8817