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Denver, Colorado

Big Blue Bear

Overlooking the Colorado Convention Center is this giant sculpture made from thousands of triangles.
Grover, Colorado

Pawnee Buttes

On the edge of grassland in northeastern Colorado, these rock formations are some of the few remnants of a high plain that has eroded away over millions of years.
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

Wondrous sandstone hoodoos where Native Americans collected clay for pottery, 9,000 years ago.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in this hotel's room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
San Diego, California

El Campo Santo Cemetery

This historic graveyard was partially paved over to create a streetcar line.
Del Mar, California

Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary

This unique sanctuary invites you to interact with the beautiful birds.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Scottsdale, Arizona

The Stand

An open-air, roadside eatery celebrating a historic indigenous cuisine of complicated significance.
Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona Falls

A historic hydroelectric power plant serves as the unusual backdrop for a public park.
Mogollon, New Mexico

Catwalk Recreation Area

Explore a misty river canyon from a metal bridge system.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
San Bernardino County, California

Ivanpah Solar Power Facility

The world’s largest concentrated solar plant generates as many problems as megawatts.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Elk Island National Park

Watch bison, elk, and other wild animals up close at this national park.
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
Ojai, California

Bart's Books

Explore more than 130,000 new and used books in the "world's largest outdoor bookstore."
Bowie, Arizona

Fort Bowie National Historic Site

The former home of the army detachment that captured Geronimo.
Noord, Aruba

Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

The remnants of an abandoned, 19th-century gold mill along Aruba's rugged northeastern coast.
Santa Cruz, Aruba

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

A safe place for the wild donkeys of a hot vacation destination.
Inverness, California

KPH Maritime Radio Receiving Station

An enchanting tunnel of cypress trees leads to an old morse code station still used today.
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Boat

This abandoned boat was left in place thanks to its rotting beauty.
Martinez, California

John Muir's Giant Sequoia

A sparse, solitary sequoia still stands as a living tribute to the famous conservationist who planted it—but it's dying.