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Orleans, Massachusetts

Nauset Beach

Centuries-old hoofprints and wagon tracks reveal themselves after a good winter storm.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

National Monument to the Forefathers

Plymouth's huge yet little-known memorial to the Pilgrims.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Pilgrim Hall Museum

This museum shines a light on the true Pilgrim experience in North America.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
Woodstock, New Hampshire

Ice Castles

These towering spires and glowing walls were carefully crafted with hundreds of thousands of icicles.
Franconia, New Hampshire

Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza

A serene plaza that commemorates one of the Granite State's most iconic figures.
Freeport, Maine

The Desert of Maine

This tiny patch of arid sand sits in one of the greenest states in the United States.
Jaffrey, New Hampshire

Mount Monadnock

Known as one of the most climbed mountains in the world, this barren peak is permanently bald thanks to an anti-wolf fire.
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

Four hundred granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
June Lake, California

Obsidian Dome

A natural dome made of volcanic glass in Inyo National Forest.
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.
Pescadero, California

Elephant Seals of Año Nuevo State Park

Once close to extinction, there is no shortage of elephant seals on the beaches of Año Nuevo State Park.
San Simeon, California

Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery

This stretch of beach along California's central coast is a busy highway for the largest seal in the northern hemisphere.
Carpinteria, California

Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve

Happy harbor seals frolic and snooze on this warm, sandy stretch of coast.
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach Poet's Monument

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

Declaration Sculpture

60 feet of towering steel balances gracefully.
Santa Monica, California

Chain Reaction

In one Santa Monica parking lot a mushroom cloud made of chains heralds a message of peace.
Twentynine Palms, California

Sunvale Village

In this roadside "community for the small," abandoned toys gain new lives.
Twentynine Palms, California

Sky's The Limit Observatory

This outdoor observatory offers stellar views and a scale model of our solar system.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Old Exhibit Building

Experience a charming 1930's version of "infotainment."