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Cripple Creek, Colorado

Vindicator Valley Trail

This Colorado hiking trail provides a small gold mine of abandoned gold mines.
Cripple Creek, Colorado

Victor Troll

Meet Rita the Rock Planter, one of Danish sculptor Thomas Dambo's enormous wooden trolls.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Giant Campbell's Tomato Soup Can

Built in 1981 in collaboration with Andy Warhol, this giant piece of pop art stands on the campus of Colorado State University.
Kewanee, Illinois

Woodland Palace

The dream home of an iconoclastic renaissance man still stands as a monument to his domestically mundane vision.
Peoria, Illinois

Advance Space

A collection of art crafted from various hardware tools.
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Golden Spike Monument

This massive railroad spike celebrates the 1939 premiere of the movie “Union Pacific.”
Gibson City, Illinois

Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Theatre

Take a trip back in time at this retro cinema dating back to 1954.
Golden, Colorado

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

The warmth and creative kitsch of a quilt engulf every patron who visits.
Hiko, Nevada

Alien Research Center

The self-proclaimed gateway to the Extraterrestrial Highway.
Thompson Springs, Utah

Sego Canyon Rock Art

Thousands of years ago, Indigenous people painted images onto these canyon walls that are still on display today, provocative, mysterious, and enduring reminders of the people who lived here long ago.
Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo Neon Alley

Check out a hidden collection of vintage neon signs.
Pueblo, Colorado

Heroes Plaza - National Medal of Honor Memorial

This memorial pays homage to Pueblo's four Medal of Honor recipients.
Pueblo, Colorado

Forgotten Grumman TLRV

A futuristic hovertrain is parked unceremoniously alongside a nondescript road.
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.
Laramie, Wyoming

Matthew Shepard Memorial Bench

It is the only marker for one of the most famous hate crimes in American history. There are no other memorials for him in the entire state.
Denver, Colorado

Meow Wolf Convergence Station

A multiversal transit station located right below a highway interchange.
Bloomfield, New Mexico

Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah Wilderness Study Area

The land is full of geologic eye candy, such as otherworldly spires, mushroom-shaped hoodoos, and prehistoric fossils.
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.
Moab, Utah

Moab Rock Shop

This Moab institution functions as both a rock store and a small natural history museum.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Del Norte, Colorado

Madonna of Penitente Canyon

A mural of the Virgin of Guadalupe painted on the rock wall by canyon's religious namesake.
Orick, California

Fern Canyon

Canyon walls shrouded in ferns.
Alamosa County, Colorado

Zapata Falls

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

Daniels and Fisher Tower

A focal point of in Denver’s skyline for over a century, inspired by a Venetian basilica.