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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Salzburg, Austria

The Catacombs of St. Peter's Abbey

These 12th century catacombs carved into a mountainside were a place of mysticism and Christian hermitages.
Rome, Italy

Porto di Ripetta

An 18th century fountain and two columns are all that remains of Rome's forgotten river harbor.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Stock Exchange Arch

A spectacular remnant of an Adler and Sullivan masterpiece that was destroyed in 1972.
San Francisco, California

Li Po Cocktail Lounge

One of the last remnants of the city's Chinese nightclub scene is now a dive bar selling killer mai tais.
Toronto, Ontario

Graffiti Alley

A fantastic place to see murals, and an important location in the history of Toronto's legal street art scene.
Campeche, Mexico

Palacio Legislativo de Campeche (Legislative Palace of Campeche)

In the middle of this historic colonial city resides a modernist government building known as the UFO.
Toledo, Spain

Sinagoga El Transito

Once the grandest synagogue in medieval Spain, it now stands as a memorial of the 15th-century Jewish exile.
Segovia, Spain

Alcázar de Segovia

This magnificent castle grew from a small Moorish fortress, and reportedly inspired two iconic Disney castles.
Las Vegas, Nevada

'The Mantis'

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

The Last Remaining Sigma Derby Machine

Fans of vintage Vegas, kitsch, and toy pony-based gambling now flock to a casino called The D.
Sandusky, Ohio

Merry-Go-Round Museum

Learn about the history and craftsmanship of carousels inside this museum located in a former post office.
Peninsula, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

A throwback train ride transports passengers through one of the lesser-known national parks in the U.S.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Barrio de Guadalupe Street Art

Colonial architecture meets urban art in this sprawling open-air gallery.
Mérida, Mexico

The Corners of Mérida

Iconic red and white plaques show the creative names invented to navigate the city streets.
Progreso, Mexico

Puerto de Altura (Progreso Pier)

It would take you approximately an hour and a half to walk to the end of Mexico's largest pier.
Mexico

Chicxulub Crater

World's third largest impact crater, and where the fate of the dinosaurs was sealed.
Oaxaca, Mexico

Post Mortem Chapel

The ruins of an abandoned church mingle with the graves at Oaxaca’s General Cemetery.
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico

Biblioteca Palafoxiana

The first public library in the Americas has more than 45,000 books dating back to the 15th century.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Jardín Héroes de Chapultepec (Garden Heroes of Chapultepec)

It was dubbed the "Garden of Plates" because it's covered in pieces of discarded dishes.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Templo de Santa Rosa de Viterbo

This baroque wonder is filled with a trove of artistic treasures.
El Pueblito, Mexico

The Pyramid of El Cerrito

The ruins of an ancient pyramid built by the mysterious Chupícuaro civilization.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Querétaro Aqueduct

A beautiful example of 18th-century engineering still standing tall.
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.