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Milos, Greece

Catacombs of Milos

An intricate network of underground tombs carved into volcanic rock.
Milos, Greece

Sirocco

This "volcanic all-day restaurant" is right on the beach.
Athens, Greece

Petraki Monastery

The oldest standing Byzantine church in Athens is tucked within a monastery in the middle of an upscale shopping district.
Athens, Greece

Little Metropolis Church

This gem is often wrongly overshadowed by the larger, newer Metropolis church in Athens.
Athens, Greece

Syntagma Square Metro Station

Where commuters walk through remnants of an ancient Greek necropolis.
Athens, Greece

The Olive Tree of the Acropolis

Legend says this sacred tree was a gift from goddess Athena.
Athens, Greece

Anafiotika

The Cycladic architecture makes this Athens neighborhood feel like an island paradise hidden in the shadow of the Acropolis.
Athens, Greece

The Athenian Agora

This ancient Greek place of assembly and marketplace is being revealed layer by layer below the modern Athens cityscape.
Athens, Greece

Antikythera Mechanism

A 2,000-year-old computer demonstrates remarkable engineering and astronomical precision.
San Francisco, California

Fort Point

Beneath the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge is the “Gibraltar of the West Coast,” a fort built to protect the San Francisco Bay from naval attack.
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, California

Point Bonita Lighthouse

This lighthouse has been guiding shipping into the Golden Gate since before the American Civil War.
Mill Valley, California

Nike Missile Site SF-88L

Ride on a fully-restored Nike nuclear-tipped missile elevator from the Cold War.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Oakland, California

Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon

Dive bar built out of the remains of a whaling ship.
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawai'i's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
Kula, Hawaii

'Ohe'o Gulch Pools (Seven Sacred Pools)

A series of waterfalls and pools that flow through the 'Ohe'o Gulch and into the ocean.
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Keahole Point Blowhole

This unusual lava tube spouts seawater during high surf.
Kealakekua, Hawaii

Captain Cook Monument

A controversial memorial at the place where Captain Cook met his violent end.
Ston, Croatia

Walls of Ston

Longest fortress system anywhere in Europe.
Trsteno, Croatia

Trsteno Arboretum

The oldest arboretum on the Dalmatian coast doubles as the gardens of Kings Landing in "Game of Thrones."
Wilton, Connecticut

Weir Farm National Historic Site

American artist J. Alden Weir purchased this 60-acre estate for $10 and a painting.
Danbury, Connecticut

John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant

After the comedian dissed a Connecticut town on his show, they named a sewage treatment plant after him.
New Haven, Connecticut

Pirelli Building

After decades of neglect, a brutalist icon is getting new life as an eco-friendly hotel.
Essex, Connecticut

Essex Steam Train

This classic steam-powered train takes tourists on a nostalgic trip around the Connecticut River Valley.