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Eastham, Massachusetts

Captain Edward Penniman House

The Cape Cod house that whaling built.
Bronx, New York

Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden

Every year model trains zip through a miniature New York City that's now 150 landmarks strong.
Fire Island, New York

Fire Island Lighthouse

A historic lighthouse steeped in rumors of ghost and pirate stories.
Tomkins Cove, New York

Bear Mountain Walt Whitman Statue

The poet's been ambling through these New York woods since 1940.
Évora, Portugal

Anta de Pavia

Pagan monument converted to Christianity with the population.
Évora, Portugal

Almendres Cromlech

"Portugual's Stonehenge" is made up of nut-like stones aligned with the heavens.
New York, New York

Antonin Dvorak's Home

The place where Dvorak composed some of his most famous works.
Bronx, New York

Bartow-Pell Mansion

This old estate is a remnant of when the Bronx was a popular summer destination for wealthy New Yorkers.
Estes Park, Colorado

Birthplace of the American Board of Orthodontics

The start of the group that straightened the teeth of a nation.
Franconia, New Hampshire

New England Ski Museum

Packed with gear and memorabilia, this museum chronicles the history of skiing and how its rise shaped New England.
Marostica, Italy

The Living Chess Game - Partita a Scacchi di Marostica

Machismo turned on its head: the lady's hand goes to the dude with the bigger brain.
Lisbon, Portugal

Jerónimos Monastery

Elaborately carved to showcase the glorious wealth that the age of exploration brought to the Portuguese empire.
Lisbon, Portugal

Rhinoceros of Belem Tower

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
Lisbon, Portugal

Livraria Bertrand

The world's oldest bookshop still in operation.
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
Portugal

Igreja de Vera Cruz de Marmelar

A chunk of the "true cross" is held in this small Portuguese church where modern day exorcisms are said to be common place.
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

Flying Horses Carousel

The oldest platform carousel built in the United States continues to delight children in Martha’s Vineyard.
Torfaen, Wales

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Go deep down into the earth to experience the world of Welsh coal miners.
New York, New York

Rivers Cosmogram

A memorial marks the library lobby where Langston Hughes' ashes are buried.
Sandwich, Massachusetts

Sandwich Glass Museum

This delicate museum is devoted to the art and industry that once supported Cape Cod's oldest town.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Billingsgate Island

The Atlantis of Cape Cod reemerges during the lowest of tides.
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Nantucket Whaling Museum

Artifacts of whaling, with both its perils and adventure, are housed in this museum in a former candle factory.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Doane Rock

The largest glacial erratic boulder on Cape Cod.