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Jamestown, Rhode Island

Moonrise Kingdom Beach

The secluded beach getaway from Wes Anderson's dreamy summer romance.
Williams, Arizona

Laws Spring

This remote desert watering hole has a connection to a curious chapter of American history.
Rimrock, Arizona

V Bar V Heritage Site

The largest and most well-preserved petroglyph site in the Verde Valley.
Tonalea, Arizona

Cow Springs Trading Post

The graffiti-covered ruins of an abandoned trading post in the middle of Navajo Nation.
Boston, Massachusetts

Creek Square

This historic patch of real estate offers a glimpse of colonial Boston.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

First Bank of the United States

Alexander Hamilton’s creation caused quite a bit of controversy.
Reno, Nevada

Topsy the Clown

This beloved roadside attraction welcomes visitors with his signature neon smile.
Ajo, Arizona

Quitobaquito Springs

This oasis-like spring in the Sonoran Desert is home to unique, endangered species.
Montreal, Québec

Wooden Squirrels of Mount Royal Chalet

Its vaulted ceiling is home to a scurry of “squirrelgoyles.”
Washington, D.C.

Hoff's Harmonica Case Collection

More than 500 unique and specially designed cases collected by D.C.'s "Harmonica Case Man."
Washington, D.C.

Tudor Place

A historic estate packed with George Washington's heirlooms, and its own nuclear bunker.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill

This high desert botanical garden is a unique display of Northern New Mexico's geology.
Monticello, Utah

Newspaper Rock

One of the world’s largest collections of petroglyphs records 2,000 years of human activity.
Arizona

Squirrels of the Kaibab Plateau

These elusive, isolated rodents evolved into a distinct, locally iconic subspecies.
Marble, Colorado

Marble Mill Site Park

The site of a defunct mill, that once supplied marble for the construction of the Lincoln Memorial.
Las Vegas, Nevada

'The Mantis'

Las Vegas's very own 40-foot-tall fire-spewing praying mantis.
Washington, D.C.

Baptist Alley

This unassuming passageway played a key role in one of the most important events in U.S. history.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, World War II-era London rubble, and dead mobsters galore.
Washington, D.C.

Mummified Bison at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The 28,000-year-old specimen is remarkably intact.
Flagstaff, Arizona

TWA-United Grand Canyon Collision Mass Grave

A mass grave for victims of an airline disaster that led to much-needed safety improvements for commercial flights.
San Simon, Arizona

Geronimo Surrender Monument

A stone pillar commemorates the surrender of the extraordinary Apache leader.
Gateway, Colorado

Unaweep Canyon

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

Paradox Valley

A river runs through this remote valley in a very unexpected way.
Mecca, California

Dos Palmas and San Andreas Springs

These lush groves of fan palms rise up like oases out of southern California's Colorado Desert.