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St. Petersburg, Florida

Sunken Gardens

A luxuriant botanical garden below sea level.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
New York, New York

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space

A living archive of urban activism and space reclaimed.
Queens, New York

The Ganesh Temple of Queens

This enormous Hindu temple in Queens serves incredible dosas in its basement canteen.
New York, New York

The Sisyphus Stones

Hordes of precariously balanced stone figures crowd the shores of the Hudson River.
Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel

One of the most enjoyable bits of history at Coney Island and “the most romantic ride in the world.”
New York, New York

Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery

Love, knishes, and best wishes from this legendary Lower East Side bakery.
Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
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.
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.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
Phoenix, Arizona

Barry Goldwater Memorial

A towering bronze statue memorializes the founding father of postwar American conservatism.
Cornville, Arizona

Eliphante

Outsider Art Community.
Winslow, Arizona

Rock Art Ranch

A working cattle ranch with remarkably well-preserved prehistoric petroglyphs and ancient ruins.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Twin Arrows Trading Post Ruins

A pair of giant roadside arrows are all that remains of a former Route 66 trading post.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Coconino Lava River Cave

Eons ago, a rushing lava river formed this pristine passage through solid rock.
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman

This once-booming Gold Rush town is now home to a herd of feral donkeys.
Oro Grande, California

Elmer Long's Bottle Tree Ranch

Hundreds of trees made from glass bottles make up this forest on Route 66.
Amboy, California

Amboy Ghost Town

The ghost town that ended up on Ebay.
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.