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Alameda, California

USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum

After serving in World War II and picking up Apollo astronauts, this aircraft carrier has been turned into a museum overlooking the San Francisco Bay.
Corte Madera, California

Ring Mountain Petroglyphs

Across Ring Mountain is a vast collection of Native American petroglyphs unique to the region.
Oakland, California

16th Street Train Station

A crumbling Beaux Arts monument to the Bay Area's age of rail.
Berkeley, California

Berkeley Flea Market

A unique market that brings together various goods and cultures.
Berkeley, California

Cafe Ohlone

The back of a Berkeley bookstore hides a restaurant specializing in local indigenous cuisine.
Martinez, California

John Muir's Giant Sequoia

A sparse, solitary sequoia still stands as a living tribute to the famous conservationist who planted it—but it's dying.
San Francisco, California

Hotel Vertigo

A historic hotel that made a cameo in Hitchcock's classic film has no intention of letting guests forget its fame.
San Francisco, California

The 'Full House' House

This private residence was the template for one of the most beloved television homes of all time.
San Francisco, California

Short Story Vending Machine

With the touch of a button, you can read a randomly selected short story.
San Francisco, California

Venus Statue

This contorting sculpture is the tallest in San Francisco.
San Francisco , California

Yoda Fountain

There is no trying to fall in love with this Star Wars fountain, you just do or do not.
San Francisco, California

Mount Davidson Cross

Sitting atop San Francisco's tallest hill, a cross honors the victims of the Armenian genocide.
San Francisco, California

1852 South Beach Shoreline

The original place where water met land in the City by the Bay is outlined in brass.
San Francisco, California

The Walt Disney Family Museum

Inside this museum, the history of the Walt Disney Family empire is on full display.
San Francisco, California

Presidio Pet Cemetery

A monument to the love people have for their pets.
San Francisco, California

Doggie Diner Head

This grinning pup statue is all that's left of what was once a ubiquitous Bay Area diner chain.
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company

One of the oldest producers of hand-folded fortune cookies still uses its original secret recipe.
San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Tombstones

Visible below the waves are memorials to the city's Gold Rush dead.
San Francisco, California

Garden of Fragrance

Olfactory delights in San Francisco's Botanical Gardens.
San Francisco, California

Secret Tiled Staircase

An artsy hidden staircase leads to breathtaking views of San Francisco.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Cape Florida Lighthouse

Located within a historic park, the beacon is the oldest standing structure in Miami.
Miami Beach, Florida

World Erotic Art Museum

12,000 sq. ft. museum tracing erotic art from antiquity to modern times.
Miami, Florida

Miami Circle

A perfect circle of twenty-four mysterious holes dates back to prehistoric time.
Miami, Florida

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Former villa and estate of James Deering developed to preserve native tropical forests.