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Empire, Michigan

Manning Memorial Lighthouse

This tribute to a local man towers within a quaint lakeside park.
Clark County, Nevada

Valley of Fire

The drama of nature in full effect in this Nevada State Park.
Rhyl, Wales

Rhyl Miniature Railway

Britain's oldest miniature railway.
Boulder City, Nevada

Hoover Dam Geodetic Survey Markers

These markers are used to document elevation changes around the famed dam.
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman

This once-booming Gold Rush town is now home to a herd of feral donkeys.
Chloride, Arizona

Chloride Ghost Town

All of the 20 occupied houses in this mostly abandoned town feature some curious display of junk art.
Peach Springs, Arizona

Grand Canyon Caverns Underground Suite

One of the largest, oldest, darkest, quietest motel rooms in the world.
Chicago, Illinois

Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Illegal drag racing two stories beneath Chicago’s streets.
Michigan City, Indiana

Mysterious Sinkholes of Mt. Baldy

A chilling disappearance (and rescue) of a child uncovers a geological mystery.
Yucca, Arizona

Area 66

This golf ball–shaped former desert real estate office now houses a UFO museum.
Ano Syros, Greece

Catholic Church of Agios Georgios

On top of a hill, this Catholic church overlooks the most Catholic island in Greece.
Hampton, Virginia

Emancipation Oak

This tree is a living witness to the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.
Phoenix, Arizona

MacAlpine's Soda Fountain

Open since 1938, this diner has kept its fountain, malt machine, and all the gum that greasers left beneath its counter.
Supai, Arizona

Havasupai Falls

This secluded aqua waterfall in the Grand Canyon is the perfect swimming hole, and the Havasupai tribe's fiercely protected natural wonder.
Moab, Utah

Gemini Bridges

It's safe—and permitted—to walk across these twin natural sandstone arches.
Brooklyn, New York

Henry Chadwick's Grave

The real "father of baseball" rests in Brooklyn.
Accra, Ghana

Black Star Square

An enormous public square and parade ground built to celebrate Ghana's independence.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu's London Bridge

This immigrant bridge once spanned the Thames but is now a fixture of an Arizona city.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Lake Havasu Lighthouses

More than 25 fully functional scale replicas of famous lighthouses dot the shores of Lake Havasu.
Waukegan, Illinois

Dead River

A river with some unusual, and occasionally dangerous, habits.
Racine, Wisconsin

The Golden Rondelle

The spaceship-like theater, which is still in use, was one of the most popular exhibits at the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Monon, Indiana

Whistle Stop Restaurant

Train cars and railroad artifacts abound at this restaurant devoted to railway history.
Annapolis, Maryland

Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

This statue honors the author's groundbreaking family story.