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Wendover, Utah

Bonneville Salt Flats / Bonneville Speedway

Come for the speed, leave in love with the desert.
Corinne, Utah

The Spiral Jetty

An earthwork sculpture built by Robert Smithson in the Great Salt Lake only reemerges during drought.
Kane, Utah

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

This rugged area of red rocks and arches is often considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Tempe, Arizona

Governor Hunt's Pyramid Tomb

The unusual burial monument of Arizona's first governor.
Houck, Arizona

Fort Courage

This abandoned bootleg attraction was built to cash in on the popularity of classic TV show, F Troop.
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
Green Valley, Arizona

I-19, America's Only Metric Interstate

After a short-lived attempt to bring America in line with the rest of the world, this road was left in metric.
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.
Winslow, Arizona

La Posada Hotel and Gardens

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

Momentum

A $100,000 tumbleweed decorates an Arizona park and ride that got its priorities a bit tangled.
Chandler, Arizona

Tumbleweed Christmas Tree

Every Christmas one Arizona city makes the most of its dry climate by creating an arid desert tannenbaum.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Kayenta, Arizona

Mystery Valley

Ancestral Puebloan ruins, natural arches, and box canyons abound in this seldom-visited corner of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
Jerome, Arizona

Jerome's Sliding Jail

A Wild West jailhouse that slid down the mountainside.
Amado, Arizona

Abandoned Longhorn Grill

This giant steer-skull edifice might be abandoned, but it refuses to die.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
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.
Tucson, Arizona

Diamondback Bridge

In Tucson a giant metal snake helps pedestrians cross a busy highway.
Pine, Arizona

Tonto Natural Bridge

The largest natural travertine bridge in the world is nestled in a small canyon in central Arizona.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

This historic national park is covered in the stunning ruins of red rock pueblos.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Flagstaff, Arizona

SP Crater

The cinder cone volcano with a less than complimentary name.
Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Territorial Prison

Walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chambers of Arizona Territory’s first prison.