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Meriden, Connecticut

Castle Craig

A lone tower rises above the cliffs in a city park, offering fantastic views of the Connecticut landscape.
East Haddam, Connecticut

Gillette Castle State Park

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Essex, Connecticut

Essex Steam Train

This classic steam-powered train takes tourists on a nostalgic trip around the Connecticut River Valley.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Hopkinton, Rhode Island

Enchanted Forest

This fairy tale-themed amusement park is now abandoned, and childhood metaphors abound.
Westerly, Rhode Island

Flying Horse Carousel

One of the oldest carousels in the United States is still running in the coastal village of Watch Hill.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small-town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
East Lyme, Connecticut

Book Barn

With some 500,000 books across five buildings, this bookstore is a reader's paradise.
Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
Montville, Connecticut

Supercharged

The world's largest indoor go-kart racetrack is hiding in Connecticut.
Norwich, Connecticut

Monument to Miantonomo

The site where chief Miantonomo of the Narraganset people was captured.
Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Isle of Shoals Humpbacks

One of 100 “Whaling Wall" murals painted in 13 different countries by a renowned marine life artist.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

U.S.S. Albacore

Once the future of underwater combat, this old sub is now open for visitors to muck around in.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Bangor, Maine

Hannibal Hamlin Death Couch

Abraham Lincoln's vice president took his last breath here on July 4, 1891.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Opera House

This Art Deco theater is the last remaining opera house in the “little Broadway of the North.”
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.