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South Bay, Florida

Gatorland

Symbol of vast emptiness in the sugar fields of South Florida
26.6640, -80.7162
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

El Avion Restaurant and Bar

Sister plane of the C-123 shot down during the Iran-Contra Affair has found a new purpose in retirement
9.4024, -84.1532
Glen Echo trolley car.
Bethesda, Maryland

Glen Echo Amusement Park

Once home to seven different roller coasters, Glen Echo has undergone many transformations since its founding in 1891
38.9664, -77.1381
The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators
38.8959, -77.0715
This is what you'd stand on before you start to break out in a cold sweat and say to yourself, "what was i thinking?".
Highfield-Cascade, Maryland

Abandoned Hang-gliding Launch Pad

A labor of love built by local hang-gliding enthusiasts, this ideal launch spot was outlawed by the authorities and has since been largely abandoned
39.7101, -77.4911
McLean, Virginia

Patowmack Canal

The semi-reclaimed ruins of this canal were once part of an ambitious plan to reroute the mighty potomac
38.9976, -77.2541
The stairs at night
Washington, District of Columbia

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist
38.9055, -77.0702
America's Most Wanted studio
Washington, District of Columbia

National Museum of Crime and Punishment (Closed)

America's Most Wanted's set resides in this tribute to the history of crime and punishment
38.8967, -77.0217
Main entrance to the cemetery
Yeadon, Pennsylvania

Mount Moriah Cemetery

An abandoned cemetery lies in ruins as the surrounding forest swallows it whole
39.9355, -75.2384