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Antonito, Colorado

Cano's Castle

Gleaming self-built castle towers made from beer cans and inspired by "Vitamin Mary Jane."
37.0809, -106.0059
Milly-la-Forêt, France

Le Cyclop

Jean Tinguely's bizarre monster sculpture is hidden deep in a forest.
48.4032, 2.4704
Rome, Italy

Sculpture of Giovanni Paolo II

A sculpture serving as an homage to Pope John Paul II.
41.9015, 12.5004
Street view of Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
41.3917, 2.1650
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
41.4036, 2.1744
Exterior view of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
28.5863, -80.6513
Lake Helen, Florida

Cassadaga

Town of spiritualists and mediums in Florida.
28.9652, -81.2361
View from the base of the Senator
Longwood, Florida

The Senator

The culprit who accidentally lit this 3,500-year-old tree on fire stated "I can't believe I burned down a tree older than Jesus."
28.7208, -81.3313
The floral clock is 50 feet across.
Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens

A vast array of tropical plants collected by a vacationing couple.
28.5676, -81.3554
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
28.3038, -81.5742
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment.
27.3824, -82.5620
Bok Tower
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida.
27.9157, -81.5660
Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Tularosa, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
32.7872, -106.3270
Little Joe II rocket, the largest ever to be launched from New Mexico
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Home of the International Space Hall of Fame.
32.9216, -105.9206
Roswell McDonalds
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell McDonald's

This fast food outlet is the only space and UFO-themed McDonalds in the world.
33.4005, -104.5232
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident.
33.3936, -104.5228
Trinity's fireball was about 600 feet (200 m) wide.
Socorro, New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Once a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
33.6773, -106.4758
Coin-operated rides
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
38.8589, -104.9180
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

These faux-cliff dwellings allow visitors to climb around on a replica archaeological site.
38.8629, -104.9122
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759
Outside the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
40.3830, -105.5190
Boulder Teahouse
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
40.0157, -105.2770
Bill, bathed in everlasting light
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
39.7333, -105.2386
If you're not dressing up (or posing with someone who is), you're doing it wrong
Nederland, Colorado

Frozen Dead Guy Days

An annual festival celebrating Colorado's most famous frozen corpse.
39.9617, -105.5109