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Mamou, Louisiana

Fred’s Lounge

“The Cajun Music Capital of the World” has kept things French in a Louisiana prairie town for over 75 years.
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

Hess Triangle

New York City's smallest piece of private property.
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
Jordan, Minnesota

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

This bright yellow building is packed with sweet treats from all around the world, from chocolate-covered crickets to whoopie pies.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Owamni

The dishes at this restaurant by The Sioux Chef celebrate indigenous heritage.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
Joshua Tree, California

The Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum

Explore 10 acres of environmental sculptures.
Landers, California

Giant Rock

A regular looking rock with an unbelievable history.
Los Angeles, California

California Institute of Abnormalarts (CIA)

Venue for strange sideshow displays and musical acts.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Hand of Faith Gold Nugget

The second-largest gold nugget in existence, displayed in a Las Vegas casino conveniently named the Golden Nugget.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
Sloan, Nevada

Seven Magic Mountains

Brightly colored 30-foot-tall totems light up the desert sky just outside Las Vegas.
Singapore

Merlion

This statue once earned the distinction as one of the "Three Major Disappointments of the World."
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Musical Highway

If drivers cross the rumble strip on this stretch of Route 66 at just the right speed it plays "America the Beautiful."
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
San Francisco, California

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
Portland, Oregon

Weather Machine

This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting the weather is a thing of whimsy.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Featuring a casually threatening atmosphere along with dessert and coffee to die for.
Portland, Oregon

The Grotto

A beautiful 62-acre Catholic shrine and botanical garden.