17 January 2021

Recently Added Attractions

UFO Landing Pad

UFO Landing Pad (St. Paul, Alberta)

Located in the center of the northeast region of Alberta, the St. Paul town motto “A People Kind of Place!” seems strangely out of tune with the fact that they have the Official World’s First

The Old Fresno Water Tower

Old Fresno Water Tower (Fresno, California)

Completed in November of 1894, the Old Fresno Water Tower, designed by Chicago architect George Washington Maher is a historic water tower listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of Fresno’s most distinctive

World's Largest Beaver

World’s Largest Beaver (Beaverlodge, Alberta)

In July 2004, the northwestern Alberta town of Beaverlodge unveiled a three-meter high beaver, known unimaginatively as the Beaverlodge Beaver, to mark its 75th anniversary. Located just off of Highway 43 in a small park

Random Wonders

Unique Places to Eat

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Sites Around the World

  • While nearly every person walking the planet can now look at their wrist or in their pocket to discover the time, it was not always that way. There was in fact a time, and not ...
  • Hotel Prince of Wales
    Located just north of Glacier National Park, high on a bluff overlooking Waterton Lake and the small town of Waterton, Alberta, the Prince of Wales Hotel is one of the most photographed in the world.  ...
  • Crooked Forest in Poland
    Planted sometime around 1930, the grove of approximately 400 twisted pine trees known as the Crooked Forest is located near Gryfino, Poland. Each of the pine trees in the Crooked Forest bend just above ground ...
  • Plum Orchard Mansion
    Designed by the well known firm Peabody and Stearns whom had been hired by Lucy Carnegie to design the home for her son George Lauder Carnegie (the nephew of Andrew Carnegie) and his wife Margaret ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Temple of Heaven
    Located in southern Beijing, The Temple of Heaven was first constructed in 1420 in the 18th year of the reign of Ming emperor Yongle.  The Temple of Heaven was extended and renovated during the reigns ...
  • Thermal Springs of Pamukkale
    Made of white limestone and travertine terraces, the thermal springs in the Denizili Province of southwestern Turkey are the world’s most famous hot springs.  Since classical antiquity people have been drawn to the thermal springs ...
  • St Basil's Cathedral
    Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica ...
  • Petra, Jordan
    Famous for its rock cut architecture and advanced water conduit system, Petra is a historical city and archaeological site in Jordan.  Inhabited since prehistoric times, Petra served as an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt, and ...

Bridges

Amazing Sculptures

  • Spoonbridge and Cherry
    Built by the married artists Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Spoonbridge and Cherry is the centerpiece and most well-known instillation at the Walker Art Center’s Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Delighting locals and visitors alike since ...
  • LOVE at Love park
    Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture permanently resides at the John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has become such a symbol of the park that it’s most commonly referred to as Love Park.  Made of ...
  • Entrance to the Coral Castle
    Created by the eccentric Latvian American Edward Leedskalnin (1887–1951), the Coral Castle in Homestead, Florida is one of the roadside attractions of legend.  The oolite limestone structure is entirely gated and bizarre beyond explanation.  Leedskalnin ...
  • Carhenge
    In the great tradition of replicas of England’s famous Stonehenge, the city of Alliance, Nebraska offers the world Carhenge. Located int eh High Plains region of the United States, this interesting replica uses cars stacked ...