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Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Judy Garland Museum

Home to a vast collection of The Wizard of Oz memorabilia and the site of an infamous theft.
Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Old Man of the Dalles

A stone face watches over the river.
Darwin, Minnesota

World's Largest Ball of Twine Rolled by One Man

17,400 lbs., 12 feet in diameter, and 29 years in the making.
Beverly Hills, California

Spadena House

Storybook cottage in Beverly Hills was once the site of 1920s silent film studio, affectionately known as "The Witch's House."
Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills Bermuda Triangle

One of the richest places in the United States has a cursed street.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Los Angeles, California

John Sowden House

Most famous work of one of Frank Lloyd Wright's sons.
Los Angeles, California

Chase Mosaic Movie Montages

This Chase branch is an homage to Old Hollywood.
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach Poet's Monument

The words of the neighborhood's most famous poets adorn four concrete walls.
Los Angeles, California

Nike Missile Control Site LA-96

A Cold War site complete with rusty structures, hiking trails, and beautiful views.
Los Angeles, California

The Babylon Court

This centerpiece of the Hollywood & Highland shopping center is a recreation of a long-lost movie set.
Los Angeles, California

Hieroglyph Murals at the Egyptian Theatre

The decor of this Hollywood movie palace just barely predated the opening of King Tut's tomb.
Los Angeles, California

Snow White Cafe

This Hollywood dive houses a mural painted by the artists who animated its namesake film.
Los Angeles, California

Stone Gates of Hollywood

These two monoliths have stood at the entrance to the neighborhood since the days it was called "Hollywoodland."
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.
Los Angeles, California

Capitol Records Building Morse Code

The blinking light atop the iconic landmark has been sending secret messages for decades.
Los Angeles, California

International Chess Park

This well-traveled chess park offers scenic views of the pacific and a colorful, eclectic clientele.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
Los Angeles, California

Tempest Freerunning Academy

An academy where anyone can train in the exciting acrobatic sports of parkour and freerunning.
Los Angeles, California

Toto Canine Movie Star Memorial Marker

Because there's no place like home.
Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

This opulent hotel has been visited by Spider-Man, Charlie's Angels, and the Ghostbusters.
Los Angeles, California

Feral Cat Colonies of Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Dozens of feral felines rule a segment of Hollywood's only graveyard.
Los Angeles, California

Binoculars Building

In a city filled with Frank Gehry buildings, one stands out as one of the architect's weirder works.
Los Angeles, California

Idle Hour

The programmatic glory of LA's giant whiskey barrel building has become an upscale reminder of the city's kitschy roadside past.