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Santa Monica, California

Route 66 End of the Trail Sign

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the traditional end of the legendary American highway.
San Francisco, California

Three Gems

A hidden subterranean installation offers a view of the sky.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

This massive redwood tree has a hole in the base big enough to drive through.
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.
Los Angeles, California

Phantasma Gloria

One man's homage to the sun continues to grow like a glass fractal.
Tombstone, Arizona

Rose Tree Museum

The world's largest rose bush has literally outgrown the pioneer museum it was planted behind.
Tucson, Arizona

Casa Goofy International

This scrap yard doubles as a naive art gallery full of found art and farm animals.
Phoenix, Arizona

Hanny's

A former store turned restaurant with a few quirky additions.
Mesa, Arizona

Organ Stop Pizza

Come for the pizza, stay for a performance on the world's largest theater pipe organ.
Kayenta, Arizona

Burger King Navajo Code Talkers Display

Hidden inside this Arizona fast food franchise is an in-depth exhibit on the famed WWII counterintelligence program.
Tucson, Arizona

Hotel Congress

Sleep where gangsters fell amidst smoke and flame, with nary a bullethole to show for the legendary struggle.
Seligman, Arizona

Delgadillo's Snow Cap Drive-In

A classic Route 66 landmark that was built with scrap lumber and is held together with kitsch and puns.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
San Francisco, California

Secret Tiled Staircase

An artsy hidden staircase leads to breathtaking views of San Francisco.
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
Reno, Nevada

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts

An iconic 1960s theater with a Buckminster Fuller-style geodesic dome.
Searchlight, Nevada

Walking Box Ranch

Formerly frequented by Hollywood stars and now open for tours.
Virginia City, Nevada

Comstock Cemeteries

These once-beautiful historic graveyards are set against the barren Virginia City hills.
Clark County, Nevada

Gold Butte National Monument

Nearly 300,000 acres of wildlife, natural splendor, and a hidden ghost town have been designated a national monument.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Hand of Faith Gold Nugget

The second-largest gold nugget in existence, displayed in a Las Vegas casino conveniently named the Golden Nugget.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Berlin Wall Urinal

A piece of the iconic wall found an unlikely new home in a Vegas bathroom.
Tonopah, Nevada

Clown Motel

Oh, just a motel on the edge of the desert decorated with thousands of clowns conveniently located next to an abandoned graveyard.
Soda Springs, Idaho

Geyser Park

Home to a timed geyser created by complete accident.