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A polished Petoskey Stone.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

A popular place to pick up prehistoric coral fossils from the time when Michigan was an ocean.
45.4019, -84.9072
The church facade from Chamula's town square.
Chamula, Mexico

Iglesia de San Juan

The masses at this church incorporate enough moonshine and animal sacrifice that they are no longer recognizably Catholic.
16.7880, -92.6895
Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

Visitors to this library are in for a real-world education in modernist architecture
40.7601, -111.8848
Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphynx, and all carved by one man
40.7593, -111.8695
Alfonso's deceptively simple color palette at play
Marseille, France

Unite d'Habitation and the Radiant City

What if all public housing projects had been designed by "the Pygmalion of modern architecture," not only their prototype?
43.2613, 5.3963
Houses inside Park Güell designed by Gaudí
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden
41.4136, 2.1528
Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design
41.3917, 2.1650
Cima del Sol.
León, Mexico

Colina Gravitacional (Gravity Hill)

Things roll uphill on this Mexican street that seems to defy gravity.
21.1527, -101.7147
Zugarramurdi Witch Museum
Zugarramurdi, Spain

Museo de las Brujas (Witches Museum)

A museum dedicated to the Spanish occult in a town that was terrorized by the Inquisition.
43.2694, -1.5438
José Alfredo Jiménez's mausoleum in Dolores Hidalgo.
Dolores Hidalgo Cuna de la Independencia Nacional, Mexico

Mausoleum of José Alfredo Jiménez

A tomb in the shape of a traditional Mexican hat and shawl for the father of modern rancheras.
21.1567, -100.9487
La Tete Carrée Library
Nice, France

La Tete Carrée Library

This massive blockhead sculpture hides an entire library
43.7030, 7.2791
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 derelict entrance to House of David Park. A sign below says "If I don't know u back off."
Benton Harbor, Michigan

House of David

The remains of a religious colony, its amusement park, zoo, and baseball empire.
42.1097, -86.4332
Mount Rainier
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers
46.8537, -121.7590
Kubota Gardens
Seattle, Washington

Kubota Gardens

This semi-secret garden in south Seattle emulates a traditional Japanese garden using the plants of the Pacific Northwest
47.5128, -122.2650
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction
47.6216, -122.3481
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
(Flickr/samgrover)
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States
45.5156, -122.6792
A detail of the chapel walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Hidden Egyptian Temple in Field Museum Break Room

Years of archaeology, just chillin' by the water cooler.
41.8663, -87.6170
(Flickr/Juan Barrios)
Mexico City, Mexico

Soumaya Museum

66,000 pieces of art, donated by one of the world's richest men
19.4558, -99.1414
Big Bend Power Plant discharge canal. Manatees enjoy the clean, warm water run off.
Apollo Beach, Florida

Big Bend Power Plant Manatee Viewing Area

Manatees congregate around a power plant's discharge canal where the water is especially warm
27.7927, -82.4000
Moorish architectural details
Tampa, Florida

Henry B. Plant Museum

Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
27.9464, -82.4641
Trapeze park
Venice, Florida

Circus in Venice

For 32 years the famous Ringling Bros circus troupe spent winters in this sunny spot in Florida.
27.0793, -82.4337
Some visiting Amish at a nearby beach, approximately 7 miles away from Pinecraft. Picture is of either Siesta Key, Lido Beach, or Longboat Key.
Sarasota, Florida

Pinecraft

This Florida resort community is where the Amish come to have fun in the sun.
27.3250, -82.4911