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Washington, D.C.

Secret Entrance to the White House

The winding route passes through an enclosed alleyway, two tunnels, and leads to the White House basement.
Mount Barry, Australia

Dingo Fence

The longest fence in the world stretches over 3,000 miles to keep the dingoes out.
Coober Pedy, Australia

Coober Pedy

An opal mining town in the middle of Australia where people live, worship, and shop underground.
Woomera, Australia

Woomera Range Complex

Bomb tests and sheep ranchers share the world's largest military land base.
Trona, California

Trona Pinnacles

One of the most unusual geological features, recognizable from a dozen hit movies.
Phoenix, Arizona

Anthem Veterans Memorial

Once a year, at exactly 11:11, this monument comes to life.
Phoenix, Arizona

Her Secret Is Patience

A striking public art installation named for a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain.
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Phoenix Bat Cave

Thousands of Mexican Free-Tailed Bats soar around an abandoned storm drain at sunset each summer.
Phoenix, Arizona

Barry Goldwater Memorial

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

Octobass

The massive, incredibly rare instrument is over 11 feet tall with a range so deep it goes lower than humans can hear.