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London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

This London pub hides a peculiar secret: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
El Prado, New Mexico

Earthships

These aggressively sustainable art homes look like something out of 1970's science fiction.
Lubec, Maine

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

This candy-striped tower is the farthest east you can go in the United States.
Paducah, Kentucky

Floodwall Murals

A collection of outdoor art by renowned muralist Robert Dafford depicts the history of a flooded city.
Mack, Colorado

A Trail Through Time

This interpretive path lets you get up close and personal with dinosaur bones.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

De Vargas Street House

This southwest-styled home in Santa Fe claims to be the oldest house in America thanks to an ancient bit of foundation.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

'Cognition Enhancer'

This sculpture perfectly models the molecular structure of a drug that was never produced.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Haiku Pathway

A serene garden path lined with 36 haiku stamped into clay stones.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Girard Wing

A sprawling collection of over 106,000 toys from around the world.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

These Pre-Columbian petroglyphs contain representations of birds, deer, hunters, and even some early Native flute players.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

House of Eternal Return

An immersive environment that is part haunted house, part choose-your-own-adventure, and part jungle gym.
Seattle, Washington

Piece of the Berlin Wall at Cafe Turko

A nondescript Seattle restaurant inherited a piece of European history.
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

Leave a button on the jacket of this iconic Seattle clown.
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
Newport, Rhode Island

Belcourt Castle

A 60-room castle constructed by a horse-racing heir.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Roedde House Museum

This rare example of Vancouver's Victorian past was the home of one of the city's first bookbinders.
Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch

A breathtaking flower tunnel bursts with beautiful golden blossoms.
Llandudno, Wales

Great Orme Tramway

One of the few surviving street funiculars in the world.
Woodburn, Oregon

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

This little slice of the Netherlands in the Pacific Northwest blooms in a rainbow of color each spring.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.