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Los Angeles, California

Two Bit Circus Micro-Amusement Park

A beloved carnival gets a modern makeover in Los Angeles.
Sponsored by Discover Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

The LAPD Kōban

Common all over Japan, kōbans are small community police boxes, and now one is guarding one of L.A.’s megamalls.
Los Angeles, California

Helios House

First LEED-certified gas station in the United States.
Los Angeles, California

Ennis House

This weird abode has been everything from the House On Haunted Hill to a robot hunter's pad.
Los Angeles, California

Los Feliz Murder Mansion

Left untouched since a double murder-suicide in the 1960s, Los Feliz murder mansion remains a neighborhood mystery.
Los Angeles, California

Old Zoo Picnic Area

The abandoned zoo enclosures offer a perfect place to experience the other side of the bars.
Los Angeles, California

Fort Macarthur Museum

An historic fort commemorating the United States' naval history.
Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Zoo Botanical Gardens

The L.A. Zoo has a secret garden of rare bootleg cycads, a palm specimen dating back 280 million years.
Los Angeles, California

Barnsdall Art Park

This historic LA park offers magnificent views and one of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces.
Beverly Hills, California

Union 76 Gas Station

The dramatic upward-curving roof is one of the most iconic examples of Googie architecture that still stands today.
Agua Dulce, California

Vasquez Rocks

Named after a bandit and the star of several Hollywood prehistoric landscapes, these sandstone formations are a historical part of the Los Angeles natural landscape.
Los Angeles, California

The Babylon Court

This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.
Santa Monica, California

Route 66: End of the Trail

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the end of the legendary American highway, symbolizing that this road only ended when the sea stood in its way.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
Solvang, California

OstrichLand USA

Get up close to emus and ostriches, or buy their tasty meat.
Los Angeles, California

Great Wall of Los Angeles

One of the world's longest murals depicts the history of diversity in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California

Candy Cane Lane

Come crisp December nights, this fairly plain neighborhood becomes a holiday dream world.
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
Los Angeles, California

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The final resting place of a space program monolith.
Los Angeles, California

La Brea Tar Pits Dragonfly Fossils

These delicate buggers are some of the rarest fossils that have bubbled up from the Tar Pits.
Mount Baldy, California

Bridge to Nowhere

Abandoned bridge hidden deep in the San Gabriel Mountains.
Los Angeles, California

Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine

This serene oasis in an affluent Los Angeles neighborhood holds some of Gandhi's ashes and got Elvis into Eastern Philosophy.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).