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Madrid, Spain

Royal Palace of Madrid Statues

After the queen of Spain had a dream where these statues fell and crushed her, they were removed from the palace and given new homes around Madrid.
Washington, D.C.

Library Of Congress Gutenberg Bible

One of the three perfect vellum copies of this historic book known to exist is on display in a specially-designed case.
New York, New York

'Crack is Wack'

In 1986, Keith Haring was arrested for painting this anti-drug mural on a Harlem handball court.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Secret Pizza

A tiny slice shop hides down an unmarked hallway in a Las Vegas casino.
Washington, D.C.

Atlas Performing Arts Center

The revival of a classic Art Deco theater.
Sponsored by Washington.org
Washington, D.C.

'Ginevra de’ Benci' Portrait

The only Leonardo Da Vinci painting in the Western Hemisphere.
Sponsored by Washington.org
Kapa'a, Hawaii

Kalalau Trail

This narrow coastline trail through the dense Kauai wilderness is among the most beautiful and dangerous in the world.
New York, New York

Silver Towers Playground

This sculptural piece by the artist Tom Otterness doubles as a jungle gym.
Baltimore, Maryland

Phoenix Shot Tower

Once America's tallest structure, now a Baltimore landmark.
Baltimore, Maryland

Ministry of Brewing

An abandoned church gets a second life as a massive beer hall and event space.
New York, New York

‘The Gilded Lady’

A vibrant, 100-foot-tall mural dedicated to Evelyn Nesbit, the tragic icon of the Gilded Age.
Chicago, Illinois

Beginning (and End) of Historic Route 66

A journey begins with a single step, and for many, the road-trip of a lifetime started at this Chicago intersection.
Beverly Hills, California

Will Rogers Memorial Park

Hidden away among the quiet streets of Beverly Hills, this small park is a haven for walkers and wildlife.
Yorktown, Virginia

French Cemetery

Mass grave of 50 unidentified French Soldiers who died at the Siege of Yorktown, 1781, that gave victory to the American Revolution.
Washington, D.C.

Alma Thomas House

For over 70 years, this house was home to a pioneering Black artist and educator.
Boyce, Virginia

Ginkgo Grove Garden

Every autumn, this grove of living fossils erupts in a blaze of brilliant golden-yellow leaves and stinky fruit.
Denver, Colorado

Jack Swigert Statue

In the middle of a busy airport, a statue honoring the astronaut who told Houston that Apollo 13 had a problem.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Stinson the Dinosaur

A unique sculpture designed to raise stroke awareness.
Washington, D.C.

Grand Lodge Of Masons

This Masonic lodge was the first major private building to be constructed in Washington, D.C. after the Civil War.
Washington, D.C.

Harris & Ewing Photographic Studio

Once home to the largest photo service in the United States.
Washington, D.C.

MLK Time Capsule at Freedom Plaza

Beneath unsuspecting visitors feet, a capsule containing pieces of America’s civil rights history.
Washington, D.C.

Old Post Office Tower

The National Park Service’s best-kept secret with views that rival any in D.C.
Washington, D.C.

First Teddy Bear

The story behind this beloved toy—named for Theodore Roosevelt and owned by his grandson—is more complicated than you might guess.
Washington, D.C.

Dumbarton Bridge

This bridge over D.C.'s Rock Creek Park is sometimes called the "Buffalo Bridge" because of its four buffalo sculptures, which were cast from a single piece of bronze.