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The Oldest Chunk of Rock in the World

The 3.8 billion-year-old rock proves that tectonic plates may have been shifting longer than we thought.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Tesla Monument

Niagara Falls holds a special place in Nikola Tesla's history, so they put a statue on it.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Toronto, Ontario

Bata Shoe Museum

A collection of more than 12,000 shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Rochester, New York

Rochester Abandoned Subway

The remains of a failed subway in upstate New York is now an underground graffiti bunker.
Rochester, New York

Rochester Lilac Festival

One of the largest festivals of flowers in North America takes place, appropriately, in the Flower City.
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
Franklin, Pennsylvania

Dairy Queen Apollo Capsule

Priceless space junk on display in front of a local Dairy Queen.
Pleasantville, Pennsylvania

Pithole City

The site of America's first commercial oil well essentially disappeared after the town went bust.
Waterford, Pennsylvania

George Washington in a British Military Uniform

The only statue of its kind to commemorate Washington's beginnings as an officer of the British Colonial Militia.
Erie, Pennsylvania

Schaefer's Auto Art

A quirky collection of outsider art made from automobile parts.
Linesville, Pennsylvania

Linesville Spillway

"Where the ducks walk on fish."
Titusville, Pennsylvania

Drake Well Museum

Where the oil industry began.
Erie, Pennsylvania

USS Niagara

A living maritime paradox still floats in the same lake where it was built and resurrected... or was it?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dippy the Dinosaur

A model of a dinosaur that was named for Andrew Carnegie stands outside the museum that also bears his name.
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Gobbler's Knob

A tradition unlike any other, this marks the site of the annual Groundhog's Day tradition.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia City Hall

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

PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden

The Pennsylvania landscape depicted by a quarter mile of mosaics made from used road signs.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Incline

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

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Kane, Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge

Once the "Eighth Wonder of the World," this iron railroad bridge was decimated by a tornado.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

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

Robot Hall of Fame

This permanent exhibition celebrates the finest of our heartless automatons both real and fictional.