Atlas Obscura Lists

Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

History Tour: Adventures at the Poles
Looking down into the lava lake
An etching of the expedition
Modern view of the Cape Royds Hut.
The grave of Scott, Wilson and Bowers

History Tour: Adventures at the Poles

The race to the ends of the Earth, in 14 remarkable places.


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The Most Remote Restaurants in the World

The Most Remote Restaurants in the World

Get away from it all—except the food.


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History Tour: Revisiting the Revolutionary War
Paul Revere Lantern, on view at the Concord Museum.
The Reference Room
The Corbin monument is near West Point's neoclassical Old Chapel.
Mural at the lot where the mass grave is located
Plaque close-up.

History Tour: Revisiting the Revolutionary War

18 places to contemplate the roots of the American experiment.


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History Tour: Legends of the Wild West
Exterior of the cabin.
Jerome's Sliding Jail
Red Canyon
Wickenburg Jail Tree
The grave.
The Mahr Building today.

History Tour: Legends of the Wild West

14 places to relive those horrible glory days.


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10 Vending Machines Offering Contact-Less Culinary Oddities
The ATMs located in public places are open 24/7.
Oyster vending machine
Pecan Pie Vending Machine
There are various flavors available.
Potato vending machine.

10 Vending Machines Offering Contact-Less Culinary Oddities

In a crisis, you have to vend for yourself.


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20 Unique Outdoor Escapes in the United States
Barrow Street Garden
A surprise view of the Hollywood sign.
The Overlook Mountain House looming out of the forest.
The Singing Tree.

20 Unique Outdoor Escapes in the United States

There's plenty of wonder to be found even in your own back yard.


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