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Pacific Grove, California

Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Every year, over 25,000 monarchs overwinter in Pacific Grove.
Needles, California

Carty's Camp

An abandoned 1920s-era stretch of cabins now overshadowed by the 66 Motel.
Parker, Arizona

Parker Dam

This huge dam across the Colorado River caused an armed standoff between two U.S. states.
Redwood City, California

Pulgas Water Temple

A classically inspired temple in Redwood City.
Port Costa, California

The Burlington Hotel

A historic hotel in an old California railroad town with a rowdy reputation.
Port Costa, California

The Warehouse Cafe

Where the polar bear watches over everything, and every drink is a double.
Crockett, California

Wreckage of the S.S. Garden City

The remains of a deserted steamboat sit rusting beside an old ferry pier and an abandoned train platform.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Botanical Building and Lily Pond

Built for an exposition in 1915, these horticultural displays have stood the test of time.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Tulelake, California

Crystal Ice Cave

Each winter this underground cave forms a dazzling ice palace.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Klamath County, Oregon

Japanese Balloon Bomb Memorial

The victims of a free-floating Japanese bombing during WWII are remembered by this stone monument.
Mitchell, Oregon

Painted Hills

Oregon's unexpected high desert, displaying layers of time in a colorful show.
Baker, Nevada

Baker Archaeological Site

This ancient village provides insight into the complexity of the pre-Columbian Fremont Culture.
Burney, California

Burney Falls

The flow from this waterfall sometimes comes out of springs below its rim.
Lee Vining, California

Black Point Fissures by Mono Lake

Deep vertical fissures like miniature slot canyons cut across the cemented volcanic rock of Black Point above Mono Lake.
Twin Falls, Idaho

Shoshone Falls

These falls, sometimes called the "Niagara of the West," still put on a good show at the right time of year.
Lee Vining, California

Panum Crater

A volcanic cone that formed over 600 years ago.
Austin, Nevada

Hickison Summit

This rest area is also home to a remarkable petroglyph site.
San Francisco, California

Stern of the Niantic

The only visible piece of San Francisco's most famous shipwreck.
Santa Barbara, California

Cold Spring Canyon Arch Bridge

California's largest steel arch bridge.
Santa Margarita, California

Painted Rock

The oldest pictographs on this decorated rock formation in California's Carrizo Plain date back as many as 4,000 years.
San Jose, California

Mark's Hot Dogs

For roadside fast food, pull over at the giant orange.
San Jose, California

Site of the World's First Radio Broadcasting Station

Three plaques mark the spot where the "forgotten father of broadcasting" worked.
Corinne, Utah

ATK Rocket Garden

Dozens of rockets and missiles are on display outside a testing facility in the Utah desert.
Hawthorne, Nevada

Aurora

This Gold Rush ghost town was once the subject of a territorial dispute between California and Nevada.