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Montevallo, Alabama

Tinglewood Carvings

Orr Park's dead trees have been carved into a menagerie of whimsical visages.
San Francisco, California

Balmy Alley Murals

Stunning street art as political theater for the masses.
Dallas, Texas

'Eye' Sculpture

This downtown Dallas art installation is always on the lookout.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Golden Gate Park's historic collection of plants.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

Wondrous sandstone hoodoos where Native Americans collected clay for pottery, 9,000 years ago.
Irving, Texas

'Mustangs of Las Colinas'

This strategically-placed fountain creates the magnificent illusion of mustangs galloping across a river.
Dallas, Texas

Dallas Skyspace

See the sky in a new way through this art installation.
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
Fort Worth, Texas

Man With a Briefcase

The man who wasn't there.
Alpine, Texas

Target Marathon

This is probably not the Target you're looking for.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
Brackettville, Texas

Alamo Village

Remembering the Alamo with a full-scale replica of the 1836 city.
Culberson County, Texas

Guadalupe Peak

The highest point in Texas is capped by a big silver pyramid.
Fort Worth, Texas

Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Museum filled with Broncos and Betties.
Dallas, Texas

The Traveling Man

A trio of colossal statues spread across a Dallas neighborhood chart the emergence of a giant robot born of a locomotive and spilled gin.
Austin, Texas

Sparky Park

A former electrical substation is now home to an eccentric junk art masterpiece.
Waxahachie, Texas

Desertron: The Superconducting Super Collider

A Texas-sized particle collider that was abandoned due to its Texas-sized budget.
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.
Valentine, Texas

Prada Marfa

A Prada store in the West Texas desert that is never open for business.