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San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
37.3189, -121.9506
The Rainbow
Montreal, Canada

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
45.5188, -73.5559
Le Stade by night.
Montreal, Canada

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
45.5557, -73.5523
Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art.
39.2801, -76.6068
New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
40.7134, -74.0046
Bust of Houdini once on his grave
New York, New York

Houdini Museum

Hidden in an ordinary Midtown building is a one-room museum dedicated to the greatest escape artist.
40.7501, -73.9909
A tiger in Jungle Habitat.
West Milford, New Jersey

Jungle Habitat

This disastrous New Jersey safari park saw animal attacks, escapes, and disease before being abandoned.
41.1321, -74.3407
Former West Village location
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
40.7189, -73.9879
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Barnes Foundation

Dr Barnes' $25 billion private collection of art and arboretum.
39.9605, -75.1726
Los Angeles, California

Musso and Frank Grill

This star-studded Old Hollywood restaurant is where Fettucine Alfredo made its United States debut.
34.1018, -118.3354
Crown Fountain
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
41.8816, -87.6242
The newly restored Tiffany Dome.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

A massive thing of wonder, this stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
41.8837, -87.6250
1810s English Rotunda, Thorne Miniature Rooms
Chicago, Illinois

Thorne Miniature Rooms

Each of these gorgeous, intricately decorated rooms is painstakingly crafted to the scale of 1 inch: 1 foot.
41.8807, -87.6242
Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
42.3594, -83.0645
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store.
36.1398, -121.6469
Neon sign at the Green Mill
Chicago, Illinois

Green Mill Jazz Club

A century-old hotspot for jazz, frequented by everyone from Charlie Chaplin to Al Capone.
41.9692, -87.6599
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
Santa Claus, Arizona.
Golden Valley, Arizona

Santa Claus, Arizona

A Saint Nicholas-themed ghost town in the Mojave desert.
35.3365, -114.2162
The World's Largest Thermometer
Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
35.2660, -116.0733
Atomic Liquors, since 1952
Las Vegas, Nevada

Atomic Liquors

Back in 1952, you could get a mushroom cloud chaser with your atomic cocktail.
36.1668, -115.1355
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
34.6116, -111.8351
Mayer, Arizona

Arcosanti

An urban laboratory.
34.3431, -112.1007
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain.
33.5142, -111.9738