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Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens

An underground mansion with fruit-bearing trees and grapes growing beneath the surface of central California.
San Rafael, California

Marin County Civic Center

Frank Lloyd Wright died a year before construction on his largest public project even began.
Glen Ellen, California

The Wolf House - Jack London State Park

The haunting ruins of Jack London's dream house.
Walnut Grove, California

Locke Historic District

The only standing town in the United States that early Chinese Americans built for themselves.
Fresno, California

The Meux Home Museum

The same family lived in this Victorian house for nearly 100 years without altering the building.
Fremont, California

Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

This quaint archive of the silent era preserves and pays homage to a seminal moment in film history.
Taft, California

West Kern Oil Museum

Wander through desolate oil fields littered with rigs.
San Francisco, California

Bernal Hill Rock

This colorful boulder serves as a canvas for political statements and artistic expression.
Los Angeles, California

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Crypt mausoleum in cathedral's basement contains relics of third century Roman martyr, Saint Vibiana.
Los Angeles, California

'Four Great Eras of California History'

Inside this library, the history of Los Angeles is retold through a mural.
Los Angeles, California

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

This opulent hotel has been visited by Spider-Man, Charlie's Angels, and the Ghostbusters.
Joshua Tree, California

The Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum

Explore 10 acres of environmental sculptures.
Joshua Tree, California

'Krblin Jihn Kabin'

While exploring the desert, you can stop by the home of a fictional heretic from a parallel universe.
Joshua Tree, California

World Famous Crochet Museum

An old California photo stand has been turned into a shrine to the cozy art of crochet.
Cleveland, Mississippi

Grammy Museum Mississippi

An enormous, interactive museum with star-studded exhibits is surprisingly found deep in the Mississippi Delta.
Marfa, Texas

Chinati Foundation

Minimalist modern art on a repurposed military base in rural Texas.
Valentine, Texas

Prada Marfa

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

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Pasadena, California

Worldwide Church of God Historical Site

Mid-Century Modern Meets Millionaire’s Row.
Pasadena, California

The Gamble House

A stellar example of Art & Crafts architecture, and a movie set to boot.
Los Angeles, California

Clifton's Cafeteria

Giant Redwood-themed cafeteria operates under the golden rule, "Dine Free Unless Delighted."
Los Angeles, California

The Last Bookstore

This iconic L.A. bookshop is housed in an abandoned bank—both symbolic and chic.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
Los Angeles, California

Angels Flight

Historic funicular railway, believed to be the shortest railroad in the world.