card304's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
card304's activity rankings
Loading map...
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
Chinle, Arizona

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

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

Erick Schat's Bakkerÿ

A charming desert roadside bakery that produces 10 times more bread daily than it has residents in its town.
Bishop, California

Laws Railroad Museum

The echoes of a railroad town that solemnly mark the end of the line.
Scheelite, California

Pine Creek Tungsten Mine

For decades, the largest tungsten producer in the U.S. was located in a spectacular setting in the high Sierra Nevada, with some of the workings over 11,000 feet.
Big Pine, California

Methuselah Tree - Ancient Bristlecone National Forest

Once thought to be the oldest living tree in the world, Methuselah was germinated before the Egyptian pyramids were built.
Indio, California

Dr. June McCarroll Monument

A monument to the frontier doctor who came up with the idea of delineating highways with a painted line.
Durango, Colorado

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This spectacular track has run continuously since 1882.
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

The fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historic Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay," this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
Port Jervis, New York

The Hawks Nest

A winding, cliffside stretch of road overlooking the Delaware River.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, located in the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Rome, Italy

Pons Fabricius

This is the oldest Roman-made bridge in the city still existing in its original state.
Montrose, Colorado

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

A dangerous narrow-gauge railroad once traced a route through this striking canyon.
Durness, Scotland

Smoo Cave

A sea cave with a waterfall and Viking past
Coral Gables, Florida

Venetian Pool

The only swimming pool listed on the National Register of Historic Places is emptied and refilled each day with naturally filtered water.
Boston, Massachusetts

Union Oyster House

This nearly 200-year-old restaurant's history includes an exiled French prince, JFK, and a very hungry Daniel Webster.
Queens, New York

TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport

This futuristic airport terminal was abandoned for decades before reopening as a hotel—with a vintage plane of its own parked out back.
Greeneville, Tennessee

Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church

A cannonball from Union forces battling John Hunt Morgan made this church a permanent home.
Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis

The highest peak in the United Kingdom has a history of physics, specters, and a pilgrimage of strange objects.
Ballachulish, Scotland

The Meeting of Three Waters

The location of the Bridge of Death and the Gorge of Eternal Peril in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.