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Alpine, Texas

Target Marathon

This is probably not the Target you're looking for.
Comstock, Texas

Seminole Canyon

Beauty and history abound in this remote West Texas canyon.
San Angelo, Texas

Lower Ghost Camp

A mysteriously abandoned campsite in San Angelo State Park.
El Paso, Texas

Hueco Tanks

Natural catch-basin rocks covered in thousands of drawings spanning many millennia.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Floralis Generica

105-foot wide giant metallic flower blooms anew every day in the heart of Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Improvement District No. 24, Alberta

World's Largest Beaver Dam

The half-mile long structure is so impressive, it even shows up on satellite images.
Hachita, New Mexico

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Mission Church

This abandoned church dominates the landscape of a former mining boomtown.
Columbus, New Mexico

Pancho Villa State Park

Located near the U.S.-Mexico border, this park remembers the famous raid of General Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his soldiers.
Clarkdale, Arizona

Arizona Copper Art Museum

The state's only comprehensive museum dedicated to the mineral that defined its history and economy.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Sedona, Arizona

Teal McDonald's Arches

The world's only teal arches exist in a city that cares more about its aesthetic than an Instagram influencer.
Black Canyon City, Arizona

I-17 Mystery Christmas Tree

Every year, festive decorations appear on this juniper tree located in the median strip of a busy highway.
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.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudí's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Marfa, Texas

Faith Alive Cowboy Church Radio Station

Not everything is bigger in Texas.
Marfa, Texas

The Sentinel

With print dying, this local paper keeps the lights on by doubling as a stunning cafe and cocktail bar.
Marfa, Texas

Stardust Motel Sign

This old abandoned sign flickers to announce a motel that isn't even there.
Valentine, Texas

Prada Marfa

A Prada store in the West Texas desert that is never open for business.
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Recycled Roadrunner Statue

A 20-foot-tall roadrunner constructed of discarded items watches over the I-10.
Deming, New Mexico

Cabinetlandia

A half-acre utopia in the New Mexico desert features a graveyard, a game of horseshoes, a library, and a mailbox.
Lordsburg, New Mexico

Fraggle Rock

The outcropping is graffitied with the name of the beloved musical Muppet television series.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Mineral and Gem World

A natural history wunderkammer in the middle of the desert.