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The bar at the Shameful Tiki Room.
Vancouver, Canada

The Shameful Tiki Room

A high point in Vancouver kitsch.
49.2461, -123.1011
Digital Orca
Vancouver, Canada

Digital Orca

A pixel art killer whale is frozen mid-leap in this Vancouver square.
49.2901, -123.1174
Okanagan lake, where Ogopogo is thought to live.
Peachland, Canada

Okanagan Lake

The large fjord lake is thought to be the home of "Ogopogo," a giant sea serpent.
49.7703, -119.7408
Trench armour
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI
51.4960, -0.1084
Inside the dome of St. Paul's
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome
51.5138, -0.1004
Phantom Ship Rock
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956
The figures have aged to a greenish patina.
Boulder City, Nevada

Winged Figures of the Republic

A Norwegian-born sculptor created these soaring guardian angels at the entrance to Hoover Dam.
36.0167, -114.7391
Lake Havasu's London Bridge
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
34.4717, -114.3467
The Baths
Spanish Town, British Virgin Islands

The Baths

This huge pile of volcanic boulders hides a stunning network of secret grottoes.
18.4294, -64.4454
Cenote Zací
Valladolid, Mexico

Cenote Zací

If you can look past the nearby sewer pipes, this urban sinkhole grotto is a mini-paradise
20.6911, -88.1972
View from the top of the Great Pyramid (Structure II) – 2 unexcavated pyramids seen in the distance
Calakmul Municipality, Mexico

Calakmul

A hidden treasure of an abandoned city lies deep in the jungles of Campeche, Mexico
18.0383, -89.6739
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol -The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop - one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics
20.6802, -88.5707
The descent of the snake god
Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
20.6816, -88.5677
Wahiawa, Hawaii

World's Largest Plant Maze

Race through the maze, get your name on the sign
21.5260, -158.0376
Captain Cook, Hawaii

Place of Refuge

Ancient holy grounds that granted amnesty to all those who stepped inside
19.4215, -155.9105
Malakwa, Canada

The Enchanted Forest

An old world fairytale-land with over 350 fairy folk figurines hidden amongst 800 year old cedars
50.9712, -118.5634
Grottoes
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos"
37.5968, -112.2085
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest
47.6201, -122.3484
Toronto, Canada

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase
43.6425, -79.3873
Old Québec Funicular
Québec City, Canada

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
46.8125, -71.2039
The White Pass Railroad and Yukon Railroad
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
59.4533, -135.3181
Cantwell, Alaska

Igloo City

Four-story concrete hotel never opened to customers
63.2453, -149.2499
Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska. (Creative Commons)
North Pole, Alaska

Santa Claus House

Trading post in North Pole where children send letters
64.7552, -147.3445
Mount Denali
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of US high points towers over every other peak in North America
63.7366, -148.8975