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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Bronze Fonz

Statue dedicated to the star of an old television show.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
Dubuque, Iowa

Fenelon Place Elevator

For just a few bucks, this Iowa funicular will let you feel like an 1800s fat cat.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
Dobbs Ferry, New York

St. Cabrini Novitiate

This dilapidated castle-like structure overlooks the Hudson River at one of its widest points and was once home to nuns.
Dobbs Ferry, New York

Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

This once-grand marvel of engineering is now 41 miles of scenic hiking trail.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate

The home of one of America's most wealthy industrialists is now a historic site that remembers a more decadent time in the country's history.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
Niles, Illinois

Leaning Tower of Niles

Half-sized replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa built to honor Galileo.
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

This whimsical Oz-themed park had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Us

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
San Diego, California

Unconditional Surrender

A sculpture of the famous photograph stands on San Diego's "Greatest Generation Walk."
San Diego, California

1895 Looff Carousel

One of the few remaining carousels built by master amusement park carver Charles I.D. Looff.
San Diego, California

Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge

This futuristic bridge is one of the longest self-anchored pedestrian bridges in the world.
San Diego, California

Sunny Jim Cave Store

Behind this beachfront shop lies a spectacular, colorful sea cave with an equally colorful past.
Ramona, California

Potato Chip Rock

This Pringle-shaped ledge makes for the perfect photo op.
Escondido, California

Elfin Forest

This dark, quiet forest on the outskirts of San Diego is dense with rumor and lore.
Carlsbad, California

The Flower Fields

Stripes of flowers bloom each spring in a 50 acre rainbow of color.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

The second-largest cave chamber in the world was discovered in 1898 by a 16-year-old and a friend known as "Pothead."
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.