amandamcgrath's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Auckland, New Zealand

Maungawhau (Mount Eden)

The platform atop this verdant volcano was built with the help of a royal elephant.
Littlefield, Arizona

Glitter Mountain

This old selenite mine is dotted with tiny crystals that make it shimmer like it's covered in glitter.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
San Francisco, California

Hotel Majestic

San Francisco's oldest operating hotel, with a Victorian atmosphere and a "haunted" fourth floor.
Tonopah, Nevada

The Mizpah Hotel

In the middle of a remote desert town is a surprisingly opulent hotel said to be haunted by the many guests who met their untimely end there.
Cantwell, Alaska

Igloo City

Four-story concrete hotel never opened to customers.
Denver, Colorado

The Room of Lost Things

A store that specializes in all things odd and macabre.
Henrieville, Utah

Kodachrome Basin Spires

This quiet park's strange sedimentary spires were named after Kodak's color film.
Washington, D.C.

Bare-Chested George Washington

Perhaps the most scandalous statue of America's first president.
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lion of Lucerne

This memorial commemorating fallen Swiss Guards of the French Revolution has been called the saddest stone in the world.
Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.