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Boulder City, Nevada

Historic Railroad Hiking Trail

An old railroad grade built for the construction of Hoover Dam is now a recreational trail featuring several tunnels and sweeping views of Lake Mead.
Carmel-By-The-Sea, California

Carmelite Monastery

For almost 100 years, this site of peace and spirituality has existed on the California coast.
Austin, Nevada

Nevada State Route 722

US-50 in Nevada is known as "the Loneliest Road in America," but this earlier iteration of the route is even lonelier.
York, England

Hidden Wonders of York Minster

Semaphore saints, a golden dragon's head, and a stone carved with religious warnings all call this cathedral home.
French Corral, California

Wells Fargo Express Office

Built to hold Gold Rush wealth, this building has withstood the test of time.
Baker, California

Afton Canyon

In one of the hottest parts of the Mojave Desert, shallow bedrock forces the typically dry Mojave River to the surface in this canyon, providing a vital oasis for humans and wildlife.
Napa, California

The Cayetano Juárez Adobe

Napa's oldest building is now a Mexican restaurant.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Tusayan Ruin

This Native American settlement dates back to the Pueblo II period.
New York, New York

Times Square Station Fake Tiles

Fake subway tiles were installed to cover a design that resembled the Confederate flag—it's unclear if the resemblance was intentional.
Oakland, California

'Women of the Black Panther Party'

The first mural ever dedicated to the women of the Black Panther Party.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Athens, Greece

The Olive Tree of the Acropolis

Legend says this sacred tree was a gift from Athena.
Banaue, Philippines

Batad Rice Paddies

These tiered rice paddies were carved into the hillsides 2,000 years ago.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu Lighthouses

More than 25 fully functional scale replicas of famous lighthouses dot the shores of Lake Havasu.
The Dalles, Oregon

National Neon Sign Museum

This rare, carefully curated collection showcases the history of neon inside a grandiose Elks lodge.
Liverpool, England

Sanctuary Stone

This stone once marked the boundaries of Liverpool's medieval markets.
San Luis Obispo, California

Motel Inn

The world's first motel is now an administrative building for an apple farm.
Athens, Greece

Caves of Filopappou Hill

These caves secretly held national treasures during World War II.
Portola, California

Western Pacific Railroad Museum

A unique museum where guests can rent and operate a locomotive.
Gyeongju, South Korea

Cheonmachong

This tomb's name derives from a famous painting of a white horse found inside.
Seoul, South Korea

Suguksa Temple

The name of the only golden Buddhist temple in Korea translates as "the temple that protects the country."
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Blackfriars Friary

The remains of a Dominican friary, once one of the largest of its kind in the United Kingdom.
Seoul, South Korea

Hyangwonjeong Pavilion

A unique structure located on the grounds of one of five grand palaces that were built by the Joseon dynasty.
Seville, Spain

Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla

Spain's largest bullring offers a unique glimpse at architecture and history.