Eirik Gumeny's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Petroglyph National Monument

Thousands of pieces of art have been carved into the rock at the site of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Spaceship UFO House

Also known as the Bug House, this terrestrial UFO is actually the residence and studio of architect Bart Prince.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

KiMo Theatre

This opulent Pueblo Deco movie palace melds Art Deco and Native American motifs.
Kingman, Arizona

'Giganticus Headicus'

A tribute to the statues of Easter Island along Route 66.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Conquistadora, Our Lady of Conquering Love

A small side chapel in Santa Fe's basilica is home to the oldest statute of the Virgin Mary in North America.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Palace of the Governors

The oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Camel Rock

A natural formation that resembles a camel resting in the New Mexico desert.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill

This high desert botanical garden is a unique display of Northern New Mexico's geology.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Burning of Zozobra

Setting this massive marionette aflame rids Santa Fe of doom and gloom for another year.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Hope, New Jersey

Jenny Jump State Forest

Local lore claims this park is named after a young woman who jumped off a cliff.
Independence Township, New Jersey

Shades of Death Road

This ominously named New Jersey street seems to be attracting over-the-top legends of its own making.
Clifton, New Jersey

Clifton's Gates of Hell

Series of storm drains connected to a dark urban legend.
Newberry Springs, California

Bagdad Cafe

The set location for a 1987 cult classic draws international film buffs to the middle of the Mojave Desert.
Amboy, California

Guardian Lions of Route 66

A pair of large white marble lions guard this stretch of the Mojave Desert, and it is utterly mysterious how they got there.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bart Prince Residence and Studio

It's easy to see why this eclectic architectural wonder has been dubbed the "Spaceship House."
Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Jemez Springs Soda Dam

The 7,000-year-old calcium carbonate formation creates a magnificent natural bridge.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Roswell, New Mexico

POW Iron Cross

The symbol was surreptitiously built into the river bank by German prisoners of war.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Auto Hawk

A sculpture of a flying hawk made from colorful car doors.
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Ghost Ranch

Its history includes dinosaur fossils, cattle rustlers, Georgia O'Keeffe, and a mythical giant rattlesnake named Vivaron.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Leupp, Arizona

Canyon Diablo

The remains of this hell for leather wild west town can still be found in the Arizona desert.