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Royal Gorge Bridge
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
38.4621, -105.3245
The Healing Garden
Crestone, Colorado

UFO Watchtower

One woman's UFO themed campground complete with self-built "energy vortexes, UFO themed weddings, and magic bushes."
37.8077, -105.8009
Alamosa, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

When eco-systems collide in the arid southwest.
37.7360, -105.6390
The Ludlow Ghost Town
Trinidad, Colorado

Ludlow Massacre Site

The scene of one of the darkest moments in American labor history has been left essentially untouched since the tragedy.
37.3392, -104.5839
Welcome to Lost Springs. (Larry Page/Flickr)
Shawnee, Wyoming

Lost Springs

Population: 1.
42.7655, -104.9252
First person view of the bridge
Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Manchac Swamp Bridge

The second longest water bridge in the world, constructed over a supposedly haunted swamp in Louisiana.
30.2856, -90.4017
Forney Transportation Museum
Denver, Colorado

Forney Transportation Museum

Explore some of the most unique vehicles in history along with a cast of unsettling mannequins.
39.7777, -104.9710
Sculptured House
Golden, Colorado

Sculptured House

This iconic science fiction house still looks like something from the future.
39.7009, -105.2771
Mountain Goat
Evergreen, Colorado

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

The highest paved road in North America winds its way up Mount Evans in Colorado to an altitude of 14,130 feet above sea level.
39.5883, -105.6438
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
32.7313, -117.1487
San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Man

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.
32.7314, -117.1517
Inyo, California

Devils Golf Course Landscape

"Only the devil could play golf here."
36.2201, -116.8817
Badwater Basin
Inyo County, California

Badwater Basin

The lowest point in North America is home to an undrinkable pool surrounded by fields of geometric salt flats.
36.2503, -116.8258
Artist's Drive
Inyo County, California

Artist's Drive

Millions of years of oxidation make a drive down this winding Death Valley road surprisingly colorful.
36.3299, -116.8300
Paint Mines Interpretive Park
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

The colorful clay that once provided pigment for American Indian pottery still looks like natural psychedelia.
39.0147, -104.2719
Moab, Utah

Hole n' the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s.
38.4997, -109.4751
Picher, Oklahoma

Picher

The most toxic town in America.
36.9870, -94.8308
Spruce Tree House - March 2010
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
37.1838, -108.4887
Coin-operated rides
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
38.8589, -104.9180
2013 competitors and their coffin
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Emma Crawford Coffin Race

A lively annual event in which thousands of people race to push coffins heavy with bodies up a hill.
38.8577, -104.9031
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pinball Hall of Fame

Incredible collection of vintage pinball machines can be played at 25 cents a pop.
36.1013, -115.1305
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Downtown Mackinac
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
45.8681, -84.6289
Blue Mustang
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
39.8342, -104.6759