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Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum is dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art
39.2801, -76.6068
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mutter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain
39.9535, -75.1768
Frederick, Maryland

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

A Civil War Museum with some notable medical antiques
39.4139, -77.4094
Boston, Massachusetts

Warren Anatomical Museum

Boston medical museum featuring the skull of famous medical case Phineas Gage
42.3352, -71.1038
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck
40.5625, -75.1343
Silver Spring, Maryland

National Museum of Health and Medicine

An astounding collection of medical specimens, including bits of President Lincoln
39.0042, -77.0392
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane
39.9673, -75.1737
Staunton, Virginia

American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse

The only recreation of William Shakespeare's indoor playhouse
38.1495, -79.0705
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

"Athens of the South"
36.1524, -86.7894
Brookfield, Vermont

Floating Bridge of Brookfield, VT

One car at a time please
44.0426, -72.6048
Yorklyn, Pennsylvania

Haines Shoe House

An outlandish shoe shaped house built by an eccentric millionaire
39.9991, -76.6371
Silver Spring, Maryland's Acorn Park.  Photograph Copyright 2005 by Jerry A. McCoy.
Silver Spring, Maryland

Acorn Park

Giant acorn-shaped 19th century gazebo from which suburban Washingtonians gazed upon the original "silver" spring
38.9899, -77.0289
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three Columns of Volcanic Rock Shoot Out of the Ocean
63.4087, -19.0173
East Otto, New York

Griffis Sculpture Park

A collection of unique outdoor sculptures surounded by the beauty of nature
42.3905, -78.7543
Niagara Falls, Canada

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both
43.0911, -79.0741
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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Folk art environment, gallery space, and nonprofit showcasing the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar
39.9429, -75.1593
The Grand Court and Organ
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Building

The first American department store, and home to the largest operating musical instrument in the world
39.9514, -75.1621
Romulus, New York

Seneca White Deer

World's largest herd of white deer populate a former U.S. Army depot
42.7544, -76.8658
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory

Tiny observatory made big contributions to the study of the Earth's motion
39.1368, -77.1987
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world
34.9740, -85.3504
The Eritrean Cultural Civic Center. (dullshick/Flickr)
Washington, District of Columbia

Eritrean Cultural Civic Center

Daily lunch spot for many of Washington, D.C.'s cab drivers
38.9042, -77.0199
"Hex House" former home of Nelson D. Rehmeyer.
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania

Rehmeyer's Hollow

Home - and murder site - of the witch of Rehmeyers Hollow
39.8021, -76.6447
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