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Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph set to become Ford's innovation campus
Denver, Colorado

Big Blue Bear

Overlooking the Colorado Convention Center is this giant sculpture made from thousands of triangles.
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Main Gate Park

This building is a recreation of the gatehouse that separated Los Alamos from the outside world during the era of the Manhattan Project.
Wellington, New Zealand

Bucket Fountain

Referred to as "the crappiest fountain ever," this sculpture has been splashing unknowing passersby since 1969.
St. Augustine, Florida

González–Álvarez House

Built around 1723, this is the oldest surviving home in the U.S.'s oldest colonial city.
Kansas City, Missouri

SubTropolis

The "World's Largest Underground Business Complex," a 55,000,000-square-foot city underneath Missouri.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
Lindsborg, Kansas

Coronado Heights Castle

Marking the spot where a conquistador gave up his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold.
Carbondale, Colorado

Redstone Coke Ovens

Once owned by the largest employer in Colorado, these ovens have been abandoned for over a century.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ryerss Museum and Library

The Ryerss mansion in Burholme Park now houses a community library and a museum filled with a trove of oddities from around the world.
Brandon, Colorado

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

The hallowed ground of one of the worst atrocities in United States history.
Salina, Kansas

'Mural at the Mill'

Salina's eye-catching giant mural depicting children at play is painted atop a century-old mill elevator.
Lakeside, Colorado

Lakeside Amusement Park

One of the oldest continuously operating amusement parks in the U.S. is an open-air museum of Art Deco and neon lights.
Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center

This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
Silverton, Colorado

Christ of the Mines Shrine

This alpine statue of Jesus in Silverton is said to protect both miners and local economies.
Astoria, Oregon

Flavel House Museum

You might recognize this historic Oregon mansion from its appearance in 'The Goonies.'
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Pyramids

Inspired by a piece of concrete, these three pyramid-shaped buildings have been beloved Indianapolis landmarks for over 50 years.
Cuenca, Ecuador

Museo Pumapungo (Pumapungo Museum)

This museum’s collection includes rescued birds, fine art, and a collection of shrunken heads.
Chicago, Illinois

Kwa-Ma-Rolas Totem Pole

Kwanu'sila the Thunderbird has been silently watching over Chicago for more than 100 years (kind of).
Fairplay, Colorado

South Park City

This open-air reconstruction of an Old West town, a cross between a theme park and a museum, provides an immersive historical experience.
Moab, Utah

Potash Road Rock Art Site

This site is home to ancient petroglyphs and pictographs dating back to 6,000 B.C.
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Riviera Ballroom

A historic ballroom host to famous performers from the big band era to 1980s rock.
Morrison, Colorado

Dinosaur Ridge

See 150 million-year-old dinosaur tracks and bones dating back to the Jurassic period.
Anchorage, Alaska

Earthquake Park

The now-serene site of the largest earthquake ever recorded in North America.