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Fort Morgan, Colorado

Grave of Philip K. Dick

The final resting place of a legendary science fiction author and his fraternal twin sister who died as an infant.
Boulder, Colorado

The Architect's Daughter at First United Methodist

When this 160-year-old church was being built, a stonemason included a hidden homage to his late daughter.
Clark, Colorado

Hahn’s Peak Lookout

A long and winding trail through history led to the current iteration of this mountaintop tower.
Lakewood, Colorado

Rocky Mountain Punk

An artist-run shop filled with art inspired by and made from nature.
Boulder, Colorado

Shelby American Collection Museum

This unassuming building houses one of the world's most extensive collections of cars created by automotive legend Carroll Shelby.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Father Goose Memorial

This stone marker honors the man who released Canada goose goslings in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Alamosa County, Colorado

Zapata Falls

A short but powerful waterfall resides amid Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes.
Broomfield, Colorado

Hypnotic Turtle DreamBox

This drive-by, rotating mini-gallery is nestled in the suburbs of Colorado.
Nederland, Colorado

Nederland Mining Museum

One of the few surviving Panama Canal steam shovels stands outside a tiny Colorado mining museum.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

Take a dip in the world's largest mineral hot springs pool.
Granada, Colorado

Amache National Historic Site

The remains of a World War II-era Japanese American internment camp dot a windswept Colorado hill.
Morrison, Colorado

Walker Mansion Ruins

This massive home was constructed by one of the greatest conservationists in Colorado history.
Littleton, Colorado

Bradford House II

A prehistoric rock shelter that's literally in someone's backyard.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Troll

Isak Heartstone, a 15-foot wooden troll made out of recycled materials.
Longmont, Colorado

Saul the Sticker Ball

The world's largest sticker ball weighs in at a mighty 231 pounds.
Lafayette, Colorado

Vampire Grave of Lafayette

According to local legend, a tree grew from the stake that killed this alleged vampire. In reality, he probably died from influenza.
Lakewood, Colorado

Davies' Chuck Wagon Diner

One man's love for East Coast diner culture brought an entire eatery all the way from New Jersey to Colorado.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun

This grand stone tower was dedicated to a famed American humorist almost by coincidence.
Red Cliff, Colorado

Gilman

Once an unstoppable source of gold and silver, this town came to a grinding stop when the groundwater proved deadly.
Pueblo, Colorado

Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo Museum

A mental health hospital dating back more than 139 years, now features a museum.
Del Norte, Colorado

La Ventana Arch

Unlike most arches, this geological oddity formed in a volcanic dike.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures

The moving metal works of one troubled artist can still be viewed on his front lawn... for now.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Buena Vista, Colorado

Mount Elbert

At the tallest peak in Colorado, an electrifying mix of thin air, lightning, and rivalry.