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Santa Fe, New Mexico

House of Eternal Return

An immersive environment that is part haunted house, part choose-your-own-adventure, and part jungle gym.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

De Vargas Street House

This southwest-styled home in Santa Fe claims to be the oldest house in America thanks to an ancient bit of foundation.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Auto Hawk

A sculpture of a flying hawk made from colorful car doors.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The official atomic museum of the United States explores the explosive and productive history of a much maligned energy source.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Z Machine

The most powerful laboratory radiation source in the world pulses with 1,000 times the electricity of a lightning bolt.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Cat Graves

Two small markers remember the Alamo's feline protectors.
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
San Antonio, Texas

McNutt Sculpture Garden

This hidden sculpture garden full of Wild West art is one of San Antonio's best-kept secrets.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
San Antonio, Texas

Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texan history.
San Antonio, Texas

San Fernando Cathedral City Centers

Conflicting markers on its floor tell a tale of two city centers in San Antonio.
San Antonio, Texas

The Berlin Bear

The quirky gift from West Berlin for the 1968 World's Fair still stands in Hemisfair Park.
San Antonio, Texas

The Picasso Benches

Tile mosaics and quotes from Pablo Picasso add an artistic flair to these bus stop benches.
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
Austin, Texas

Susanna Dickinson Museum

A tribute to the "toughest woman on the Texas frontier," who survived a famous battle and five husbands.
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Austin, Texas

The Bottle House

Unusual house, in an unusual neighborhood, home to some very unusual peanuts.
Austin, Texas

Cathedral of Junk

A unique structure in suburban Austin comprised entirely of other people's castaways.
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
Waco, Texas

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

Official museum, hall of fame, and repository of the Texas Rangers.
Waco, Texas

Dr Pepper Museum

Museum in a century-old building dedicated not just to soft drinks, but to the free enterprise system.