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Los Angeles, California

Mt. Hollywood Tunnel

This nondescript tunnel has been featured in a number of iconic movies, from “Roger Rabbit” to “Back to the Future.”
Los Angeles, California

Urban Light

Scores of vintage street lamps shine along L.A.’s Miracle Mile.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Santa Monica, California

Route 66 End of the Trail Sign

A sign at the end of the Santa Monica Pier marks the traditional end of the legendary American highway.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Santa Cruz, California

Court of Mysteries

A strange house built only at night, with rumored mystic inspiration.
Los Angeles, California

The El Segundo Butterfly Preserve

A ghost town at the airport is now a refuge for blue butterflies.
Santa Monica, California

Dogtown Coffee

Grab a latte at the birthplace of modern American skateboarding.
Santa Monica, California

The Galley

Santa Monica's oldest restaurant, decorated with set pieces from the Mutiny on the Bounty.
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Camera Obscura

An offbeat angle on the ocean viewed through an antiquated lens.
Tucson, Arizona

Agua Caliente Park

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

John Dillinger Courtroom

A 1930’s courtroom where John Dillinger and his gang went before a judge.
Tucson, Arizona

Mission San Xavier Del Bac

This church on a Tohono O'Odham reservation has stood since 1797.
Tucson, Arizona

Fort Lowell

Visitors to this public park will also find the ruins of an old western fort.
Tucson, Arizona

University of Arizona Mathematical Models Collection

A cabinet of curious mathematical models and old calculators.
Tucson, Arizona

Cherrybell Stravenue

A rare wayfinding portmanteau of “Street” and “Avenue.”
Tucson, Arizona

San Pedro Chapel

This quiet chapel was central to a community of settlers who reclaimed an abandoned fort.
Tucson, Arizona

El Tiradito

Make a wish at what might be America's only Catholic shrine to a sinner.
Tucson, Arizona

Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory

Giant telescope mirrors built in a spinning furnace under a college football stadium.
Tucson, Arizona

The Franklin Auto Museum

One of the largest private collections of cars manufactured by the short-lived Franklin Automobile Company.
Tucson, Arizona

Garden of Gethsemane

Religious statues built because of one man's bargain with God fill this peaceful sculpture garden.
Vail, Arizona

Colossal Cave

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

Gallery in the Sun

This southwestern historic site was designed and built by an artist who wanted his work to "feel at home."
Tucson, Arizona

309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group

The world's largest military aircraft cemetery.