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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Museum of International Folk Art: Girard Wing

Sprawling collection of over 106,000 toys from around the world.
Antarctica

Wilson's Stone Igloo

A tattered but preserved stone shelter and its remnants sits as a reminder of "The Worst Journey in the World."
Antarctica

Deception Island

An abandoned whaling station on an active volcano offers hot springs in Antarctica, surrounded by ruined giants of industry.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia

Final resting place of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton.
Antarctica

Shackleton's Antarctic Hut

Nimrod Polar Expedition base, and home to hundred-year-old frozen whisky.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

McMurdo Station

Antarctica's bustling metropolis, originally established by Richard E. Byrd.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Discovery Hut

Wooden hut from the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Chapel of the Snows

The place of worship erected not once, but three times in one of the most desolate places on Earth.
Antarctica

McMurdo Dry Valleys

One of the most extreme deserts in the world, these snow-free valleys harbor life, despite the hostile environment.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Our Lord in the Attic

The attic of a four-century-old canal house hides a clandestine church.
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.
Kenya

Mara River Crossing

Life and death are on parade at the most reliably perilous site of “the Great Migration.”
Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

A unique geological area spiked with wind-carved rocks that resemble teepees.
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Centre

Get tall with nature's lankiest beasts and their warthog friends at this Kenyan preserve.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Waiotapu, New Zealand

Devil's Bath

This electric green sulphur lake in New Zealand looks like a cartoonish radioactive dump site.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Winslow, Arizona

La Posada Hotel and Gardens

One of the final grand railway depot hotel complexes is slowly being restored to its former glory.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Incline

There aren't too many operational funiculars around, but Pittsburgh's got two!
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Christ Church Cathedral

The southernmost Anglican cathedral in the world has whale bones standing in its yard.
Chicago, Illinois

Nuclear Energy

This bronze sculpture on a former squash court marks the secret origins of the Atomic Age.