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Reno, Nevada

'Jackson'

This former New Jersey bus now exists as a public art exhibit.
Catoosa, Oklahoma

Blue Whale of Catoosa

Nature's biggest mammal swims in landlocked Oklahoma.
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Buck Atom

Standing at 21-feet tall, this space cowboy adds to the legacy of Route 66's muffler men.
Honolulu, Hawaii

The Healer Stones of Kapaemahu

On Waikīkī Beach, a monument to four extraordinary individuals of dual male and female spirits who brought the healing arts from Tahiti to Hawai'i.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Martha and Marie

Long before ultrasounds and modern testing, medical specimens like these conjoined twins helped physicians learn about congenital anomalies.
Solvang, California

Rundetaarn Replica

In the "Danish Capital of America," a replica of one of Copenhagen's most iconic buildings.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Geodetic Midpoint of Denmark

Once a meeting point for great thinkers, and the midpoint of the country.
Kastrup, Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen's Trunk

The traveling wares of Denmark's most famous author.
Vallejo, California

St. Peter's Chapel

The oldest Naval chapel in the United States is home to an incredible collection of Tiffany stained-glass windows.
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

The Baker House

This lakefront cottage was crafted in the 1800s and was once a sanitorium.
Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Yerkes Observatory

Home to the world's largest refracting telescope and the birthplace of modern astrophysics.
Brea, California

Brea Redwood Grove

A non-native grove of 241 redwoods in Southern California.
Tustin, California

Tustin Blimp Hangars

These enormous World War II relics are some of the largest wooden structures in the world.
Port Costa, California

The Warehouse Cafe

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

The Burlington Hotel

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

The Cayetano Juárez Adobe

Napa's oldest building is now a Mexican restaurant.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Site of the Japanese WWII Surrender

A glass display case holds the document that ended the Second World War—which one person signed on the wrong line.
Washington, D.C.

The Big Chair

A super-sized promotional trick that is now a DC landmark.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Café Lafitte in Exile

One of the oldest continuously-operated gay bars in the United States is allegedly haunted by Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams.
Trier, Germany

Karl Marx House

The birthplace of Karl Marx is now a museum dedicated to the communist revolutionary's life and work.
Trier, Germany

Porta Nigra

The last bastion of Roman presence north of the Alps looms over a German town.
Bruges, Belgium

Smallest Gothic Window in Bruges

You can spot this teeny tiny stained-glass window from the Bonifacius bridge.
Cotati, California

The Accordion Man

A tribute to one man's legacy of improving the accordion's reputation.