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San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel and restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo's Bubblegum Alley

An alley covered with 20 years of bubble gum.
Cambria, California

Nitt Witt Ridge

A house built from trash known as the poor man's Hearst Castle.
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
Los Angeles, California

Angels Flight

Historic funicular railway, believed to be the shortest railroad in the world.
Glendale, California

Museum of Neon Art

A one-of-a-kind collection of a unique medium.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
Thermal, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love.
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Riverside, California

Tio's Tacos

Mexican food and folk art.
Landers, California

The Integratron

Experience a quartz crystal sound bath inside the world's only all-wood sound-chamber.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.