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New York, New York

Spotlight on Broadway Map

The 28-foot granite map plots the locations of 40 theaters in New York City.
New York, New York

The Secret Entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel

An unassuming secret door once led to a legendary watering hole.
Montrose, Colorado

Museum of the Mountain West

An eclectic collection of artifacts from the Wild West is preserved in a remote fictional pioneer town.
Cisco, Utah

Home of the Brave

Within the former ghost town of Cisco is a carefully restored tiny town with one resident and its own art residency.
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

Utah is home to the fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weaver Historical Dental Museum

This museum boasts a bucket of teeth and tells the tale of a 20th-century dental circus.
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
Kalamazoo, Michigan

The Old Gibson Guitar Factory

The Kalamazoo factory has 100 years of instrument-making, and one big wartime secret.
Tucson, Arizona

Barrio Bread

From working out of his garage to the James Beard semifinals, one Tucson baker has kept his fan base—and his grains—local.
Woodstock, New Hampshire

Ice Castles

These towering spires and glowing walls were carefully crafted with hundreds of thousands of icicles.
Washington, D.C.

The Highest Court In the Land

There just so happens to be a court even higher than the U.S Supreme Court: a basketball court in the building itself.
Washington, D.C.

Clean Rivers Tunnel

An 18-mile-long tunnel for sewage waste will soon wind within the bowels of Washington, D.C.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Modica Way

An alley way dedicated to graffiti and street art is a constantly changing street gallery.
Washington, D.C.

National Archives Vault

An atomic bomb-proof strongbox protects the U.S. Constitution from terrorists and thieves.
Washington, D.C.

Ruins of the McMillan Sand Filtration Site

An Industrial Revolution-era public work that purified water using nothing but sand.
Iceland

Hvítserkur

Rising from the sea like a stone monster.
Iceland

Krafla

This tumultuous Icelandic lava field looks so alien European researchers want to use it as a stand-in for Mars.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Al Badrashin, Egypt

Pyramid of Djoser

This ancient structure is widely thought to be the oldest intact pyramid in the world.
Luxor, Egypt

The Tomb of Nefertari

Known as the Sistine Chapel of Egypt, this tomb houses some of the most well-preserved paintings in Egypt.
Røst, Norway

Lofoten Islands

The convergence of two currents makes this a surprisingly pleasant getaway in the Arctic Circle.
Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings.
Luster, Norway

Urnes Stave Church

An intricately carved Viking church overlooks a glistening fjord.
Chimalhuacán, Mexico

'Guerrero Chimalli'

This controversial, abstract sculpture is meant to represent an Aztec warrior.