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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Miracle Garden

Billed as the "largest natural flower garden in the world" this Middle Eastern show field has little competition at 45 million flowers.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Gold Souk

On any given day this sprawling market houses literally tons of government-regulated gold, gems, and precious metals.
Oman

Jazirat al Maqlab (Telegraph Island)

This remote British Imperial telegraph relay outpost drove men insane.
Bethel, New York

Woodstock Site

The dairy farm in upstate New York where nearly half a million people gathered for three days of peace and music in 1969.
Genoa, Italy

Genoa Cathedral

This cathedral hides a sculpted dog that determines your fate and an unexploded shell from World War II.
Edgartown, Massachusetts

'Jaws' Bridge

The filming location of a shark attack in Steven Spielberg's famous shark movie.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
Mexico City, Mexico

Skull Rack of the Great Temple

A disquieting Aztec sculpture displays hundreds of stone skulls representing the victims of human sacrifice.
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
Asturias, Spain

Holy Cave of Covadonga

A historic Christian shrine nestled within a spectacular natural cave.
Avon, Connecticut

Heublein Tower

This lovely hilltop tower was specifically built to withstand 100 MPH winds.
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80-foot tire that looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fifth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that lie at the heart of a Chippewa legend.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
New York, New York

Survivor Tree

The last living thing to come out of the rubble after 9/11 is now a symbol of hope and resilience.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business.
Stockton, New Jersey

Green Sergeant's Covered Bridge

New Jersey's last historic covered bridge was rebuilt from pieces of the original 19th-century structure.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Market Street Catacombs

A hidden network of subterranean passageways lies tangled beneath Indianapolis' bustling City Market.
Greensburg, Indiana

Courthouse Tree

For over 100 years, this Indiana town has had a tree growing out the top of the local courthouse.
Boston, Massachusetts

The First Church of Christ, Scientist

This impressive Boston holy house is the American mecca for Christian scientists.
Boston, Massachusetts

World's Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator

The massive machine creates cracking displays of indoor lightning.
Trenton, New Jersey

Shaky Bridge

This tiny structure was built by the creator of the Brooklyn Bridge.