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Green River, Wyoming

Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport

This UFO landing strip was created by a charitable Wyoming city that was worried about residents of Jupiter.
Tijeras, New Mexico

Starfire Optical Range

The U.S. Air Force has an anti-satellite laser weapon.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

ATLAS-I

This pseudo-steampunk weapons facility is the world's largest wood and glue structure, and packs quite a wallop.
Trinidad, Colorado

Steam Engine 638

This small piece of railroad history sits behind the parking lot of a chain grocery store.
Alexandria, Virginia

Braddock Road Cannon

This cannon dating to 1755 has stood guard at this suburban intersection since 1915.
Lorton, Virginia

Nike Missile Site W-64

This field of concrete was once an active defense site armed with nuclear warheads.
Omaha, Nebraska

Infield at the Zoo

A miniature baseball stadium honoring Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium, home of the College World Series from 1950-2010.
Los Angeles, California

Eagle Rock

The neighborhood of Eagle Rock is named after a gigantic boulder with a shadowy surprise.
Lorton, Virginia

George Mason's Gunston Hall

The former home of the man whose radical ideas changed the nation.
Clearfield, Utah

SR-71C Blackbird

The last SR-71 ever constructed.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Tecopa, California

China Ranch Date Farm

This secluded date farm can be reached only by following a bumpy, single-lane desert road.
Cheyenne, Wyoming

Quebec 01 Missile Alert Facility

The only accessible Peacekeeper Missile Alert Facility left in the world.
Riverside, Ohio

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Inside houses a vast collection of military aircraft and missiles spanning the ages.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

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

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Los Angeles, California

The Magic Castle

The private clubhouse for the members of the Academy of Magical Arts.
Trinidad, Colorado

Art Cartopia Museum

A roadside attraction filled with an astounding array of gloriously wacky vehicles.
Encinitas, California

1883 Schoolhouse

The oldest structure in a beachside California city was built to serve eight students.
Los Angeles, California

Korean Bell of Friendship

This symbol of peace is appropriately positioned overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
San Diego, California

Spreckels Organ Pavilion

The world's largest outdoor organ is played weekly by one of just two civic organists in the U.S.
Washington, D.C.

Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe

A museum cafe showcases Native American dishes and indigenous ingredients from across the Western Hemisphere.
Baker, California

Travelers Monument

This large pile of traveler-curated rocks by the dry lakebed is a longstanding tradition on the Old Mojave Road.
Washington, D.C.

Ben's Chili Bowl Mural

A gorgeous mural outside a beloved D.C. restaurant pays homage to famous Black Americans.