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Hingham, Massachusetts

World's End

Plans for this peninsula included houses, the United Nations Headquarters, and a nuclear power plant. When none of them worked out, it became an expansive park.
Montrose, Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A dangerous narrow-gauge railroad once traced a route through this striking canyon.
Sponsored by Colorado Tourism Office
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Durango, Colorado

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This spectacular track has run continuously since 1882.
Gateway, Colorado

Unaweep Canyon

Two creeks flow out of either end of this canyon in opposite directions.
Chimney Rock, Colorado

Chimney Rock

Two tall rocks sit at the center of this site, once the home of a large Ancestral Puebloan community.
Sponsored by Colorado Tourism Office
Contoocook, New Hampshire

Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge

The oldest covered railroad bridge still standing in the United States.
Tucson, Arizona

Hotel Congress

Sleep where gangsters fell amidst smoke and flame, with nary a bullethole to show for the legendary struggle.
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
Bisbee, Arizona

Mule Pass: Not Quite the Continental Divide

A mistaken marker makes an erroneous claim along the historic Old Divide Road.
Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Graveyard

A wild west cemetery in Tombstone, Arizona, provides a window into the Old West.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Camp Verde, Arizona

Verde Valley Archaeology Center

This comprehensive collection features Native American artifacts dating back centuries.
Camp Verde, Arizona

Verde Valley Ancestral Garden

Inside this garden, visitors are offered a glimpse into how inhabitants of the region survived centuries ago.
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas.
Williams, Arizona

Sultana Bar

Bootleggers ran booze beneath this building before (and after) Route 66 appeared beside it.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
Tuba City, Arizona

Moenave Dinosaur Tracks

One of the most extensive and well-preserved collections of dinosaur footprints in North America.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

Navajo Bridge

When it was built in 1929, this historic bridge was the only place to cross the Colorado River for 600 miles.
Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

Tusayan Ruin

This Native American settlement dates back to the Pueblo II period.
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
Casma District, Peru

Huayllay National Sanctuary

A remarkable geological formation resembling a forest made of stone.
Herriman, Utah

Kennecott Utah Copper-Bingham Canyon Mine

Largest man-made excavation on earth!