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New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
Dothan, Alabama

Peanuts on Parade

Dothan, Alabama has been invaded by scores of anthropomorphic peanuts.
Vernon, Florida

Vernon, Florida

For a time this small Florida town of less than 1,000 residents was the national leader in dismemberment.
Berlin, Germany

Marx and Engels Forum

One of downtown Berlin's last reminders of its Communist past.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
Mexico City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house European sovereigns.
Comfort, Texas

Seashell Graves of Comfort Cemetery

No one is sure why this mysterious tradition started.
Junction, Texas

Deer Horn Tree

A curious cone-shaped structure made of wire and covered with antlers.
Marathon, Texas

Eve's Garden B&B and Ecology Resource Center

An unusual bed & breakfast made of papercrete.
Marfa, Texas

Stardust Motel Sign

This old abandoned sign flickers to announce a motel that isn't even there.
Sandia Park, New Mexico

TinkerTown

"I did this all while you were watching TV."
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Origami in the Garden

Giant origami sculptures tucked into desert scenery beckon passers-by to explore further.
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Los Cerrillos

This sparsely populated town offers a look back in time.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Camel Rock

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

Penitente Morada of Abiquiú

The building stands within a quiet, postcard-perfect New Mexico village.
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Ghost Ranch

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

Echo Amphitheater

Natural sonic phenomenon comes with a grisly legend of murder and blood.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Jensen, Utah

Quarry Exhibit Hall

Inside this striking glass building, visitors can see thousands of dinosaur fossils in the positions that nature deposited them more than 150 million years ago.
Oakley, Utah

Road Island Diner

What's a diner from the 1939 World's Fair doing in a remote Utah mountain town?
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
Wendover, Utah

Metaphor: The Tree of Utah

A 90-foot-tall psychedelic "tree" on the side of the highway has baffled passersby for decades.