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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Vienna, Austria

Stephansdom Crypt

The crypt of the imposing Stephensdom holds royal intestines and thousands of skeletons
48.2080, 16.3729
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned urban park
40.7392, -74.0083
Mont Saint-Michel
Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide
48.6352, -1.5105
Typical Boston gravestones showing the winged death head
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death
42.3573, -71.0613
Marie Laveau's tomb in 2005
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess
29.9590, -90.0712
The descent of the snake god
Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Mayan pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show
20.6816, -88.5677
Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it
32.8364, -106.0558
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

Opened in 1772, the oldest continuously running bar in the United States
29.9606, -90.0639
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed
35.6858, -105.9377
Guthrie, Oklahoma

Grave of Elmer McCurdy

A funhouse dummy that turned out to be a real life mummy, Elmer McCurdy is an urban legend come true
35.8979, -97.4067
Memphis, Tennessee

Mud Island River Park

Walk the whole Mississippi River!
35.1489, -90.0528
Spruce Tree House - March 2010
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas
37.1838, -108.4887
Woolaroc Museum.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc

An oil baron's wild paradise and the winner of an ill-fated air race
36.7291, -95.9204
The Big Well
Greensburg, Kansas

The Big Well

The United States' largest hand-dug well is topped with a state-of-the-art museum
37.6034, -99.2945
Picher, Oklahoma

Picher

The most toxic town in America
36.9870, -94.8308
Markings on the Heavener Runestone.
Heavener, Oklahoma

Heavener Runestone

One believer transformed a local curiosity into proof of Vikings on the Great Plains
34.8986, -94.5961
Statue and circle
Tulsa, Oklahoma

The Center of the Universe

An acoustic anomaly with a mysterious cause
36.1569, -95.9915
Engraved shell from Spiro Mounds
Spiro, Oklahoma

Spiro Mounds

Where hills of dirt conceal the burial ground of one of the most powerful ancient societies
35.3078, -94.7953
Li Grand Zombi
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans' Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the "real" history of New Orleans
29.9598, -90.0639
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

Haunted hotel, built on natural springs, once served as a hospital for a quack doctor promising cancer cures
36.4085, -93.7374
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel"
48.8526, 2.3471
Memphis, Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

Hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot now functions as a museum dedicated to his life's work
35.1347, -90.0577
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island - La Isla de los Alcatraces

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim
37.8267, -122.4230