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Great Falls, Montana

Sip 'n Dip Lounge

"Polynesia on the Plains."
Great Falls, Montana

Roe River

The shortest river in America flows for just 201 feet.
Piercy, California

Confusion Hill

An optical illusion found amid a logged redwood forest.
Matmatat-Al-Qadimal, Tunisia

Hotel Sidi Driss

The original film set of Luke Skywalker's Tatooine home from the "Star Wars" trilogy.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Cat Sanctuary

The feral felines of Roosevelt Island have a small army of allies and an abandoned hospital all to themselves.
Queens, New York

The Noguchi Museum

A self-made museum in Queens, New York continues to display the work of a sculptor known for paving his own way.
Vienna, Austria

Vollpension

Visiting this café is like visiting the Austrian grandma you wish you had.
Ulaankhus, Mongolia

Petroglyphs of Tsagaan Salaa-Baga Oigor

These ancient pecked images are among the oldest and best-preserved in Mongolia.
Ak-Su, Kyrgyzstan

Merzbacher Lake

Glacial lake that mysteriously empties itself every year.
Herat, Afghanistan

Jihad Museum

Museum dedicated to overthrowing the Soviets, complete with diorama of Soviets being beaten to death with shovels.
Turkmenistan

The Gates of Hell

A fiery crater has been burning in the Karakum Desert since 1971.
New Orleans, Louisiana

We Bite Rare & Unusual Plants

This New Orleans boutique and nursery specializes in rare flora, with a focus on carnivorous plants.
Mexico City, Mexico

Ruta de la Amistad (Friendship Route)

A series of modernist, abstract sculptures form a route created as part of the 1968 Olympics' Cultural Olympiad.
Queens, New York

Khampa Kitchen

Chefs from Tibet's Kham region offer steaming meat pies and noodle soups in this nook behind a jewelry store.
Queens, New York

St. James Deli

Some of New York's best tacos can be found in the back of an unassuming bodega in Queens.
Joplin, Missouri

The Ozark Spooklight

A mysterious light of unknown origin on the backroads of Missouri.
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
Hólmavík, Iceland

The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Staves, storm-calling, and of course, necropants.
East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Rainbow Tomatoes Garden

This roadside stand packs 300-plus varieties of tomatoes, from "Maiden's Fire" to "Kaleidoscopic Jewel."
Queens, New York

Vander Ende-Onderdonk House

The oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City is a hidden gem on the border of Brooklyn and Queens.
New York, New York

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

Long the exclusive domain of birds and vagabonds, this little-known Central Park peninsula is open to the public once more.
Brooklyn, New York

North Brooklyn Boat Club

A group dedicated to promoting boating, kayaking and environmental education programs.
Brooklyn, New York

Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Nature and beauty amidst pollution and industrial wreckage.
Brooklyn, New York

Endale Arch

This striking arch, one of the first architectural elements constructed in Prospect Park, was recently restored to its original glory.