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Baker, California

World's Largest Thermometer

This giant temperature attraction created some giant electric bills.
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

Finally the worlds of UFO enthusiasts and beef jerky lovers have come together in this roadside shop.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Big Edge

A giant open-air sculpture made of over 200 full-sized boats.
San Francisco, California

The Pirate Supply Store at 826 Valencia

An essential stop before plundering, BYO Cutlass.
Joshua Tree, California

World Famous Crochet Museum

An old California photo stand has been turned into a shrine to the cozy art of crochet.
Palm Springs, California

Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

Explore the wide world of desert plants at this unique Palm Springs botanical garden.
Rancho Mirage, California

Sunnylands

You don't have to be a diplomat to visit the so-called Camp David of the West.
San Diego, California

USS Recruit

Not truly a ship nor a building, the Navy's first and last "landship" is now abandoned due to clerical issues.
Solvang, California

OstrichLand USA

Get up close to emus and ostriches, or buy their tasty meat.
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
Palm Springs, California

Volkswagen Spider Sculpture

This giant spider sculpture made from the iconic car is one giant visual pun.
Carlsbad, California

The Flower Fields

Stripes of flowers bloom each spring in a 50 acre rainbow of color.
Ensenada, Mexico

La Bufadora

Legend says one of the world's largest marine geysers is actually a whale that got wedged within the rocks.
San Diego, California

PSA Flight 182 Crash Site

An inconspicuous suburban street corner is the site of San Diego's worst air disaster.
Key West, Florida

U.S. Route 1 Mile 0 Sign

The highway's southernmost spot is a beloved local attraction.
Homestead, Florida

Robert Is Here

The sign that drew attention to a young boy's cucumber stand is now the name of his fruit superstore.
San Francisco, California

The First Sea-Punk Mural

Art from the latest counter-culture; kids who dye their hair blue and believe the future will be a post-apocalyptic water world.
San Francisco, California

Bourbon & Branch

A nondescript building that's been functioning as a speakeasy for nearly a century and a half.
San Francisco, California

Defenestration

Furniture tries to escape an abandoned building in San Francisco.
San Francisco, California

Mile Rocks Light

A modest reminder of treacherous waters at the Golden Gate.
San Francisco, California

Westin St. Francis Hotel

Only hotel where you can legally launder money.
San Francisco, California

Banker's Heart

A shining, cold, black organ lies in San Francisco's financial district.
San Francisco, California

Murphy Windmill

Once the largest windmill outside of Holland, with enormous 114 foot sails.
San Francisco, California

Spreckels Temple of Music

The elaborate gift from Claus Spreckels, now a piece of San Francisco's history.