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Roald Amundsens statue in the morning fog, Tromsø
Tromsø, Norway

Roald Amundsen Monument

The great polar explorer is remembered in this far north Norwegian town, where he embarked on his final expedition.
69.6481, 18.9589
Great things come from small packages
Tromsø, Norway

Siste Skanse

The world's most charming instant portrait studio also happens to be its smallest.
69.6531, 18.9620
Polaria
Tromsø, Norway

Polaria

The world's northernmost aquarium looks like it has fallen over.
69.6439, 18.9494
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
44.5904, -104.7147
Aerial view of the Bighorn Medicine Wheel
Lovell, Wyoming

Bighorn Medicine Wheel

American Indian circle of stones used to predict astronomical events.
44.8260, -107.9220
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
44.5251, -110.8390
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
44.4750, -110.8436
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
Harney Peak, The Highest Point in South Dakota
Keystone, South Dakota

Black Elk Peak

The highest point in South Dakota contains the ashes of Valentine McGillycuudy, the "Holy White Man."
43.8661, -103.5323
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
43.8368, -103.6244
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident.
33.3936, -104.5228
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious replication of Stonehenge.
42.1386, -102.8591
Vast canyon and the Virgin River
Springdale, Utah

The Narrows

The hike through a narrow river flanked by the 2,000-foot-tall walls of Zion Canyon is one of the best in the world.
37.2867, -112.9477
Some hoodoos look remarkably like sculptures.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
37.5968, -112.2085
Bandalier National Monument
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

A small metropolis of Pueblo cave dwellings have been carved right into the hillside of this national monument.
35.7789, -106.3211
Wheeler Peak
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Wheeler Peak

This highest peak in New Mexico is named after an explorer who had a habit of lending his monicker to peaks.
36.6054, -105.4302
Apatosaurus trackway
La Junta, Colorado

Picketwire Canyon Trackway

The largest dinosaur trackway in North America is tucked away among this canyon's ghosts and archeological gems.
37.6594, -103.6203
Looking down the Manitou Springs Incline from Barr Trail Bailout approximately two-thirds of the way up the incline.
Cascade, Colorado

Manitou Incline

This super steep hike ascends 2,000 feet in less than a mile.
38.8579, -104.9424
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
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Doc Holliday's Grave

Even in death, he's still your huckleberry.
39.5413, -107.3218
Tiny Town and Railroad
Morrison, Colorado

Tiny Town and Railroad

Travel through the wholesome amusements of yesteryear at this charming miniature village.
39.6040, -105.2243
Casa Bonita
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
39.7419, -105.0709
Alamosa, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

When eco-systems collide in the arid southwest.
37.7360, -105.6390
Antonito, Colorado

Cano's Castle

Gleaming self-built castle towers made from beer cans and inspired by "Vitamin Mary Jane."
37.0809, -106.0059