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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.
Cameron, Arizona

Cameron Trading Post

More than a century old, this trading post resides in the Navajo Nation.
Florence, Arizona

McFarland State Historic Park

Florence's historic adobe county courthouse was turned into a historic site that honors one of Arizona's most prominent political leaders.
Bisbee, Arizona

Lavender Pit

This open-pit mine is now an abandoned symbol of Bisbee's copper-mining heritage.
Carlsbad, California

Craftsmanship Museum

This large collection of tiny things revels in the art of fine machinery well made.
San Diego, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Vail, Arizona

Colossal Cave

Legend says train robbers stashed their gold within the depths of this unusual cave.
Tucson, Arizona

Mission San Xavier Del Bac

This church on a Tohono O'Odham reservation has stood since 1797.
New York, New York

Museum of Chinese in America

This small New York museum examines Chinese history from its origins right up to its arrival in the city.
New York, New York

Bryant Park Bathroom

The fanciest public restroom in New York City boasts fresh flowers, art, and a classical music soundtrack.
New York, New York

Times Square Station Fake Tiles

Fake subway tiles were installed to cover a design that resembled the Confederate flag—it's unclear if the resemblance was intentional.
Los Angeles, California

Feral Cat Colonies of Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Dozens of feral felines rule a segment of Hollywood's only graveyard.
Los Angeles, California

Mel Blanc’s Grave

The man who voiced Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and more has a headstone reading, "That's all, folks!"
Panama City, Panama

Baha'i Temple

From a distance, Latin America's first Baha'i Temple looks like an enormous egg perched atop a hill.
Panama City, Panama

Ancon Hill, República de Panamá

A pocket of jungle amidst urban expansion in Panama.
Guymon, Oklahoma

U.S. Route 412

Is this 47.7-mile stretch of highway the longest straight road in the United States?
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman

This once-booming Gold Rush town is now home to a herd of feral donkeys.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson's Retro Airport Control Tower

This iconic 1958 tower welcomes air travelers to Tucson with neon-lit letters and architectural style.
Tucson, Arizona

Agua Caliente Park

Previously a hot spring, this park remains a site of unique history, wildlife, and geology.
Chinle, Arizona

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Red sandstone structures dominate this landscape, which has been inhabited for some 5,000 years.