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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

A graceful natural rock formation stands astride the point where the Gulf of California meets the Pacific Ocean.
Los Angeles, California

Nethercutt Collection and Museum

Rare collectibles from automated musical instruments to 250 unique automobiles.
Los Angeles, California

Air Hollywood

No matter what it might seem like on film, most scenes filmed on a plane are filmed at this LA studio.
Santa Monica, California

Chez Jay

A treasure hunter's tiny bar, harboring celebrities since 1959.
Santa Monica, California

Jadis

Legendary prop shop filled with one man's collection of scientific curiosities.
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

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

Ballerina Clown

A three-story, three-dimensional hobo clown in a tutu welcomes CVS shoppers.
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Los Angeles, California

APEX Electronics

This stockpile of junked electronic and mechanical gadgets is a favorite among Hollywood prop masters.
Los Angeles, California

The Tonga Hut

Though tiki culture has gone in and out of fashion, the Tonga Hut has always been flying the flag in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California

Global Effects, Inc.

Where the line between entertainment and aerospace blurs.
Pasadena, California

Vroman's Bookstore

Colorado Boulevard’s historic bookstore, operating since the bustling city of Pasadena was merely some orange groves and a few ostrich farms.
Pasadena, California

Colorado Street Bridge

A Masterpiece with a Tragic History.
Culver City, California

The Wende Museum

Home to secret Eastern Bloc spy equipment and the largest stretch of the original Berlin Wall outside of Germany.
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.
Los Angeles, California

Caioti Pizza Café

Pizza joint known for labor-inducing salad dressing.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
Culver City, California

Center for Land Use Interpretation

A museum, art project, and institution that demands we look at the world around us in a strange new way.
Birchington-on-Sea, England

Powell-Cotton Dioramas

An English explorer's vast natural history collection has the first realistic dioramas of animals staged in their natural habitats.
Beverly Hills, California

Union 76 Gas Station

The dramatic upward-curving roof is one of the most iconic examples of Googie architecture that still stands today.
Los Angeles, California

Lady Liberty Building

A 50-foot tile mural mosaic for the 100-year anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.
Los Angeles, California

Velaslavasay Panorama

Panorama exhibition hall in old silent theater with a beautiful backyard garden.