Leeroy's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Our new kids' book is on sale! Shop now.
Leaderboard Highlights
Leeroy's activity rankings
1st
Places edited in Ketchikan, Alaska
4th
Places visited in Oroville, California
5th
Places visited in Fort Bragg, California
Loading map...
Washoe County, Nevada

Bonsai Rock, Lake Tahoe

Eastern zen meets Western grit in these four little trees growing out of a rock on Lake Tahoe’s Nevada shore.
Truckee, California

Donner Pass Summit Tunnels

The now-abandoned tunnels were built for the transcontinental railroad on the route where the first wagon train entered California.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

EAA's AirVenture Oshkosh

One of the largest aviation events in the world brings half a million aircraft enthusiasts to Wisconsin each year.
Fremont, California

Berkeley Mystery Walls

Neither Spanish settlers nor anyone since has been able to tell who built these strange California rock walls.
Old Station, California

Painted Dunes

The sunset-colored dunes of volcanic ash make taking a poor photo impossible.
Oroville, California

Cherokee

Home of what was the largest hydraulic mine in the world, producing gold and the first diamonds in the U.S.
Sutter, California

Sutter Buttes

Rising out of miles of farmland, these buttes are sometimes called the world's smallest mountain range.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Avery Island Tabasco Museum and Factory

For 150 years one family has been producing the iconic hot sauce on a bayou island made of salt.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Death Valley, California

Wildrose Charcoal Kilns

Ten 25-foot high beehive-shaped kilns abandoned in Death Valley.
City of Industry, California

Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum

Explore an early California pioneer's rancho hidden in LA's manufacturing hinterland.
Irwindale, California

Huy Fong Foods Sriracha Factory

The Vietnamese refugee behind every bottle of rooster sauce.
Trona, California

Trona Pinnacles

One of the most unusual geological features, recognizable from a dozen hit movies.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for just short of 9 decades longer than intended.
Santa Monica, California

Route 66: End of the Trail

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the end of the legendary American highway, symbolizing that this road only ended when the sea stood in its way.
Walcott, Iowa

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The world’s largest truck stop includes a barber shop, chiropractor, and a huge museum with antique trucks.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Newberry Springs, California

Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark

The "Fun Spot of The Desert" is now a haunting ruin acting as a reminder that putting a water park in a desert is a bad idea.
Yermo, California

Calico Ghost Town

A desert ghost town that was once home to over 500 silver mines, Calico lasted only 12 years of boom before it all went bust.
Shiprock, New Mexico

Shiprock

Legends surround this jagged rock formation in the New Mexico desert.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Manhole Covers

Downtown Minneapolis mixed art and function by turning some of their sewer covers into works of art.
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.