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Bar Harbor, Maine

Jordan Pond Popovers

These light, hollow rolls have been linked to Acadia National Park since the 1890s.
Madison, Wisconsin

Royal Thai Pavilion

Prayers and messages of hope decorate the ceramic tiles of this pavilion.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Napoleon's Army Soldier

An ode to a soldier who came to town, fell in love, then began making his own sparkling wine.
Koloa, Hawaii

Lithified Sand Dunes

A prehistoric landscape hidden in the cliffs of Maha'ulepu.
Waimea, Hawaii

Pā‘ula‘ula / Russian Fort Elizabeth and King Kaumuali‘i Statue

This ruined fort and statue are a testament to the last king of Kaua‘i’s savvy diplomacy skills, which briefly brought Russians to Hawai‘i.
Eleele, Hawaii

Kauai Glass Beach

This industrial area was the dumping ground for massive amounts of trash, some of which washes up as tiny bits of sea glass.
Eleele, Hawaii

McBryde Sugar Plantation Cemetery

A burial ground for workers at one of Hawai'i's largest sugarcane producers that laid buried for decades.
Koloa, Hawaii

Spouting Horn

This blowhole is supposedly caused by a trapped monster.
Kapa'a, Hawaii

Coco Palms Resort

This former luxury resort in Kaua'i is now an abandoned relic.
Kapa'a, Hawaii

Pineapple Dump Pier

A local pineapple cannery once dumped pineapple trimmings off of this pier, with sometimes smelly results.
Kapaʻa, Hawaii

Moikeha Canal Bridge

Now a pedestrian bridge, this was once part of a narrow-gauge railroad that ran along the east coast of Kauai.
Kapaʻa, Hawaii

Kapa’a Japanese Stone Lantern

This monument built by Japanese American immigrants spent decades underground.
Kilauea, Hawaii

The Blue Room

A once-glowing grotto at the bottom of Waikapalae Wet Cave.
Kapa'a, Hawaii

Kalalau Trail

This narrow coastline trail through the dense Kauai wilderness is among the most beautiful and dangerous in the world.
Kilauea, Hawaii

Mokolea Lava Pools

Submerged lava formations create incredible waterworks.
Neillsville, Wisconsin

Chatty Belle

The world's largest talking cow would like to tell you about the benefits of 100% Wisconsin dairy products, if only she still could.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

EAA's AirVenture Oshkosh

One of the largest aviation events in the world brings half a million aircraft enthusiasts to Wisconsin each year.
Neillsville, Wisconsin

Silver Dome Ballroom

Built in 1933, this unique ballroom is nicknamed the "floating dance floor."
Neillsville, Wisconsin

World's Fair Wisconsin Pavilion

This odd-shaped relic from the 1964 New York World's Fair found its way back home to Wisconsin.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Wabasha Street Caves

These curious caverns have been home to mushrooms, gangsters, and disco.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts

Hub of Scandinavian culture in a Minneapolis deli.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in this hotel's room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Denver, Colorado

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.