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The Golden Gate of Kiev, as it stands today.
Kiev, Ukraine

Golden Gate of Kiev

A reconstructed medieval gateway that was the magnificent entrance to the capital city dating back to 1037.
50.4488, 30.5133
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
Vancouver, Canada

9 O'Clock Gun

This quirky piece of naval artillery has been deafening Canadians for over a century.
49.2981, -123.1176
Giants.
Vancouver, Canada

'Giants' on Granville Island Silos

The colorful, smiling concrete silos of Vancouver.
49.2709, -123.1335
Wing Sang Building, Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

Wing Sang Building

The oldest building in Vancouver's Chinatown is now home to one of Canada’s largest contemporary art collections.
49.2809, -123.1032
Buntzen Powerhouse 2
Anmore, Canada

Buntzen Lake Powerhouses

The century-old plant starred as the villainous clown's lair in the miniseries based on Stephen King's "It."
49.3705, -122.8736
Cabazon Dinosaurs. Dinny the Dinosaur.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

"World's biggest dinosaur" featured in Pee Wee's Big Adventure, now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
33.9229, -116.7743
A place to sit and admire the sea.
Thermal, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
33.2987, -115.9561
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love.
33.2542, -115.4727
Cinespia cemetery screening at Hollywood Forever
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
34.0887, -118.3190
Seven Magic Mountains at sunset
Sloan, Nevada

Seven Magic Mountains

Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
35.8385, -115.2714
Entryway to the museum.
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas.
36.0765, -115.1533
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pinball Hall of Fame

Incredible collection of vintage pinball machines can be played at 25 cents a pop.
36.1013, -115.1305
Flamingos on Flamingo Island
Las Vegas, Nevada

Flamingo Habitat

An exotic wildlife habitat right off The Strip.
36.1166, -115.1712
Las Vegas, Nevada

Hand of Faith Golden Nugget

The biggest gold nugget in existence, displayed in the Las Vegas casino conveniently named the Golden Nugget.
36.1706, -115.1443
Sustainable, sun-powered art.
Austin, Texas

Mueller SunFlowers

A grove of colossal man-made flowers that collect the sun's rays to light up the night.
30.3061, -97.7119
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development reborn as an emerging street art hub.
30.2765, -97.7531
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
30.2654, -97.7479
Osoyoos, Canada

The Spotted Lake (Kliluk)

A sacred lake composed of over 300 separate pools of highly concentrated minerals.
49.0780, -119.5667
Timewheel
Budapest, Hungary

Timewheel

Possibly the world's largest hourglass only needs to be reset every New Year's Eve.
47.5128, 19.0805
Mount Hood
Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.
45.5381, -121.5672
The tarnished brass main entrance.
Vancouver, Canada

The Marine Building

This art deco masterpiece has stood in for some of the most famous buildings in comic book history.
49.2876, -123.1163
The original fake sign
Vancouver, Canada

Dude Chilling Park

A renegade art installation in a small Vancouver park is now officially sanctioned by the City Parks Department.
49.2640, -123.0959
Ann St. Boston map
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's "Black Sea"

This area was once known for being a lawless haven for rough-and-tumble sailors, earning the maritime-themed nickname "the black sea."
42.3631, -71.0540