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Phoenix, Arizona

Navajo Code Talkers Tribute

The first permanent memorial to a unique secret weapon of World War II.
Quartzsite, Arizona

Reader's Oasis Books

The shop's owner has spent decades in the desert wearing nothing but a strategically placed sock.
Tucson, Arizona

Hotel Congress

Sleep where gangsters fell amidst smoke and flame, with nary a bullethole to show for the legendary struggle.
Flagstaff, Arizona

SP Crater

The cinder cone volcano with a less than complimentary name.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Picture Canyon

A nature and cultural preserve named for its multitude of petroglyphs carved by the Northern Sinagua people.
Kingman, Arizona

Hackberry General Store

Don't blink or you'll miss it.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
Montgomery, Alabama

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Colloquially known as "the lynching memorial," this is the United States' first memorial to the victims of racial terror at home.
Carrollton, Alabama

Henry Wells' Lightning Portrait

The terrified face of Henry Wells is etched on this garret window.
Tuskegee, Alabama

The Oaks

Booker T. Washington's home at the Tuskegee Institute was a gem of splendor.
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Mission Creek Cemetery

The final resting place of a prominent Chippewa chief and several Native American children.
South Lyon, Michigan

Michigan War Dog Memorial

This quaint stretch of road is the final resting place for hundreds of America's four-legged veterans.
Detroit, Michigan

Fallow Deer at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo

Rare deer species in captivity on the island over which they used to run free.
Detroit, Michigan

St. Joseph Oratory

Once the tallest building in Detroit, this Gothic church houses some of the oldest stained-glass windows in the country.
South Lyon, Michigan

Witch's Hat Depot

This 19th-century former train station’s unusual roof shape earned it a rather witchy name.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

A comedy troupe's collection of bizarre humor.
Port Huron, Michigan

The Raven Café

Located in a Civil War era building, this café is engrained with the spirit of Edgar Allen Poe.
Detroit, Michigan

Lincoln Street Art Park

This former industrial site has transformed into a community sculpture garden that hosts monthly Full Moon parties.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Salt Mine

Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter.
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti Water Tower

Lovingly nick-named the "Brick Dick" this municipal tower was winner of the World's Most Phallic Building Contest.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Steelcase Pyramid

One lonely, modern pyramid has gone from corporate think tank to deserted boondoggle.
Detroit, Michigan

Abandoned Abundant Life Christian Center

An ornate Detroit church, left empty and ravaged by time.