Atlas Obscura Lists
Handy Guides to the World’s Most Curious Places
14 Places Brightened by Bioluminescence
Where nature puts on its very own light show.
Including Glowworm Tunnel, Waipu Caves , Sea of Stars, and Synchronous Fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains
9 Real-World Animal Crossings
These bridges, tunnels, and viaducts help wildlife safely navigate the road.
Including Banff Wildlife Crossings, Natuurbrug Zanderij Crailoo, I-80 Wildlife Overpass, and Davis Toad Tunnel
9 Observatories Where Ancient Humans Looked to the Stars
The mysteries of the night sky have captivated our species for millennia.
Including Beijing Ancient Observatory, Ulugh Beg Observatory, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and El Caracol
14 Places to See a Transportation Transformation
Where they're going, we don't need roads.
Including VW Slug Bug Ranch, International Car Forest of the Last Church, Carhenge, and Volkswagen Spider Sculpture
Celebrate Spring With 9 Flower-Based Foods and Drinks
From tulip vodka to fried palm blossoms.
Including Amaro di Sant'Antimo, Faloodeh, Butterfly Pea Flower, and Fireweed Jelly