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Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

Eccentric concrete mansion and museum designed and built by hand from the inside out.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Chicken Bone Beach

Once forgotten, this strip of sand was a rare beachside haven for Black Americans in Atlantic City.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright's most iconic home dangles over a Pennsylvania waterfall.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

The United States’s oldest funicular railway glides up and down a steep Pittsburgh street.
Shartlesville, Pennsylvania

Roadside America

An indoor miniature village and labor of love for Laurence Geiringer, a model railroad enthusiast.
Flourtown, Pennsylvania

Morris Arboretum

This hidden gem of a garden has one of the only surviving Victorian ferneries in America.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

This elaborate towering structure was once famed for its revolutionary height.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sparks Shot Tower

One of the oldest of its kind.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

Mahoning Drive-In Theater

Featuring the largest CinemaScope screen in Pennsylvania, this drive-in has entertained moviegoers for more than half a century.
Everett, Pennsylvania

The Igloo Soft Freeze

Built in the 1970s, this curious modular home found new life as a sundae-shaped ice cream stand.
Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

Hickory Run Boulder Field

A field of nothing but boulders which resembles a giant's gravel driveway.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors.
Bangor, Pennsylvania

Columcille Megalith Park

This park contains a number of standing stones meant to heal and inspire.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Incline

There aren't too many operational funiculars around, but Pittsburgh's got two!
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

West End Overlook

The only way to see Pittsburgh is from the top of this lookout point, just like the ancient members of the native peoples did.
Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia Ghost Town Church

A mine fire has been burning under the deserted town since 1962, but this church is still going strong.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laurel Hill Cemetery

This Philly cemetery is the eternal home of many famous area residents, including Rocky Balboa's wife.