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San Francisco, California

Treasure Island

A man-made island in scenic San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
Vallejo, California

Alden Park

The perfect spot for a picnic, right next to a giant ballistic missile.
Benicia, California

Suisun Bay Ghost Fleet

The rusting remains of the largest assembled WWII fleet on the West Coast.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento Locomotive Works

This 19th century train workshop is a treasure trove of railroad history.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The capitol city's oldest existing cemetery.
Winters, California

Sam Spade's Office

If you dial the number in this abandoned office window "Sam Spade’s" secretary will ask you to leave a message. It gets over a call a week.
Woodland, California

Yolo Wool Mill

Wool processing mill in an unlikely location.
Davis, California

Bats of Yolo Causeway

Each summer, the migratory bats living beneath the bypass form "batnadoes" at dusk.
Davis, California

Bohart Museum of Entomology

This museum boasts the ninth-largest collection of insects in North America.
Los Angeles, California

Historic Orange Grove

The last orange grove of the San Fernando Valley owned and protected by CSU Northridge.
Berkeley, California

UC Berkeley's Nobel Laureate Parking Spaces

The Laureates here get something even more coveted than a Nobel Prize: free parking for life.
Folsom, California

Mormon Island

This former boomtown "island" is now submerged below Folsom Lake.
Vacaville, California

Consolidated Rock & Minerals: The Rock Shop

A huge collection of rocks, gems, and crystals.
Winters, California

The Lonely Parking Meter

The only parking meter in the entire town, it is surrounded by 100 free spaces.
Dixon, California

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

The corn maze so big you may want to pack a lunch, and possibly a flaregun.
Winters, California

Stevenson Bridge

This graffiti-covered bridge is the quintessential vision of a place for disillusioned youth to escape the complexities of burgeoning adulthood.
Redding, California

Sundial Bridge

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

Aria Antiques

A whimsical antique shop with a strong air of mystery, filled with items from ages, and what feels like worlds, past.
San Francisco, California

Corporate Goddess Sculptures

Faceless white figures loom over the city from the rooftop.
Berkeley, California

Free Speech Monument

This subtle Berkeley paving stone actually marks off a lawless tube of air that extends into space.
Berkeley, California

Moe's Books

A shape-shifting buy-sell-trade bookstore, born to Beatnik Era spirit.
Folsom, California

Folsom Prison Museum

This museum looks at the history of one of America's most famous prisons and most beloved albums.
Sacramento, California

Monkey Puzzle Tree

Puzzling...this tree looks like an assemblage of dismembered monkey limbs.