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Goldfield, Nevada


One of the best places to dig—some say on the planet—for six different types of chalcedony.
Apatosaurus trackway

21 Unexpected Wonders in Colorado’s Vibrant Cities and Small Towns

Uncover hidden gems within Colorado’s charming cities and small towns–like Durango, Golden, Grand Junction, Last Chance, and more.
Dayton, Nevada

Sutro Tunnel

This colossal underground passage paved the way for large-scale drainage and access tunnels across the U.S., but it almost wasn’t built.