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La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna Hot Springs

The same water that fills a luxury resort’s pools feeds these free hot springs in the rainforest.
Silverton, Colorado

Christ of the Mines Shrine

This alpine statue of Jesus in Silverton is said to protect both miners and local economies.
Cortez, Colorado

'Creations from Mufflers'

A whimsical roadside community of little metal people.
Dolores, Colorado

Geyser Spring Trail

Colorado's only true geyser is hidden within the San Juan National Forest.
Holly, Colorado

Pleasant Hill Memorial

A monument at the site of the Towner School Bus Tragedy, which lead to changes in school bus safety.
Lamar, Colorado

Petrified Wood Building

Once named the “world’s oldest gas station” due to its unusual construction material.
Nageezi, New Mexico

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

A phenomenal assembly of pueblos in New Mexico is the most complete example of ancient ruins north of the border.
Bosque, New Mexico

Bernardo Waterfowl Area

The winter home of thousands of beautiful snow geese and sandhill cranes.
New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Twice a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
Alamosa, Colorado

First Olympic Marathon Trials Marker

The 7,000-foot finish line of America’s first Olympic Trials marathon.
Leadville, Colorado

Tabor Opera House

In the 1950s, two women saved this grand theater in the Colorado mountains from demolition.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

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

Miramont Castle Museum

This enigmatic building features numerous architectural styles.
Nathrop, Colorado

St. Elmo Ghost Town

This nearly abandoned town was once a thriving mining community until a series of fires.
Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Troll

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

Black Monarch Hotel

A renovated hotel is bringing new life to a nearly-abandoned mining town in Colorado.
Penrose, Colorado

Phantom Canyon Road

The narrow mountain road that carves a path between Florence and Victor is tied to ghost towns and ghost stories.
Ouray, Colorado

Box Canyon Falls

A glimpse of a waterfall is reached by a steel catwalk along a slot canyon located in an Ouray city park.
Moab, Utah

Tusher Tunnel

A crack flared at the base provides a pathway completely through a sandstone ridge near Moab.
Moab, Utah

Moab Rock Shop

This Moab institution functions as both a rock store and a small natural history museum.
Castle Valley, Utah

Fisher Towers

These tall, red sandstone pinnacles outside Moab are often forgotten amid their more famous neighbors.
Kayenta, Arizona

Burger King Navajo Code Talkers Display

Hidden inside this Arizona fast food franchise is an in-depth exhibit on the famed WWII counterintelligence program.
Tonalea, Arizona

Cow Springs Trading Post

The graffiti-covered ruins of an abandoned trading post in the middle of the Navajo Nation.
Tuba City, Arizona

Moenave Dinosaur Tracks

One of the most extensive and well-preserved collections of dinosaur footprints in North America.