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Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

This massive redwood tree has a hole in the base big enough to drive through.
Orick, California

Fern Canyon

Canyon walls shrouded in ferns.
Davis, California

Eggheads

Seven ceramic sculptures are scattered around this California college campus.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Golden Gate Park's historic collection of plants.
Davis, California

Solar Intersections

Outsider art or homage to aliens?
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
Kula, Hawaii

'Ohe'o Gulch Pools (Seven Sacred Pools)

A series of waterfalls and pools that flow through the 'Ohe'o Gulch and into the ocean.
Milpitas, California

Great Mall of Milpitas

This giant shopping mall still holds signs of its automotive past.
Klamath, California

Trees of Mystery

Two mammoth statues inspired by equally tall tales lure tourists to this roadside attraction.
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.
Olema, California

1906 Earthquake Fence

'Cause the fence start shaking, the earth was quaking.
Davis, California

Davis Toad Tunnel

Special tunnels built so that frogs won't be killed when crossing the highway.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
Berkeley, California

Sather Tower

The century-old tower at UC Berkeley is the third tallest bell and clock tower in the world, home to 61 bells and some fossils.
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawai'i's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
Dixon, California

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

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

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
Crescent City, California

St. George Reef Lighthouse

A lighthouse built to save lives that took quite a few with its treacherous location.