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Bisbee, Arizona

Mule Pass: Not Quite the Continental Divide

A mistaken marker makes an erroneous claim along the historic Old Divide Road.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Salem, Massachusetts

Witch Dungeon Museum

Experience the hysteria of a 17th century witch hunt through goofy reenactments and wax dummies that should probably be burned at the stake.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi Hills Garden Pond

An ordinary pond with fish from out of this world.
Hakone, Japan

Hakone Open-Air Museum

Open-air museum with an elaborate sculpture garden, stretching for over 70,000 square-meters.
Hakone, Japan

Owakudani Black Eggs

Legend holds eating just one of these black eggs can add seven years to one's life.
Micronesia

Nan Madol Ruins

The ruins of a South Pacific island city inspired Lovecraft to make it home for his monsters.
Yigo, Guam

Andersen Air Force Base

Launchpad for the US military’s dead mouse operation to battle millions of snakes.
Three Forks, Montana

Bleu Horses

These giant metal horses graze on a hilltop near the Montana highway.
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.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lone Star Geyser

This Yellowstone geyser may not shoot as high as the nearby Old Faithful, but it erupts for considerably longer.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Creede, Colorado

Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center

A fake mine that was made using real mining techniques which is also used as a community center.
Little America, Wyoming

Little America

Surrounded by a hundred mile radius of billboards, Little America is a roadside attraction whose primary appeal is hospitality.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Rawlins, Wyoming

Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

Take a seat in the gas chamber and walk the creepy halls of a prison-turned-museum with an action packed history.