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Greenfield, Massachusetts

Greenfield Money Tree

Money may not grow on trees, but it can be dispensed by one.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over 50 whirling pools left behind from the glacial age.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge was converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.
Amherst, Massachusetts

Stearns Steeple

The monumental steeple on Amherst College's campus has no church attached to it.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Estey Organ Museum

Play everything you see at a museum dedicated to a town's historic organ industry.
Sandwich, Massachusetts

The Bulb River

35,000 grape hyacinths flow like water down a garden hill.
Corolla, North Carolina

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Beautiful Gothic-inspired lighthouse stands out among the run-of-the-mill striped fare on Bodies Island.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Arthur's Seat

This extinct volcano rises above Edinburgh and is special for its panoramic views over the city.
Dublin, Ireland

Rory Gallagher Corner

A guitar mounted on a wall in Temple Bar honors the Irish musician.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
Newport, Rhode Island

'The Wave'

An ode to Japanese artist Hokusai, with a bit of a comical twist.
Newport, Rhode Island

Queen Anne Square’s “Meeting Room”

Designed to not only to represent the history of the local community but also, the future.
Weston, West Virginia

Blenko Man

This colorful West Virginia cowboy greets passersby with a glassy stare.
Parkersburg, West Virginia

The Weeping Woman

A melancholy guardian doubles as a judicious godmother to this small town cemetery.
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
Iceland

Hekla

A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached.
Thingvellir, Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world," it sure seems that way to hikers.
Bangor, Maine

Thomas Hill Standpipe

This 1.5 million-gallon water tower inspired Stephen King while he was writing "It."
Hveragerði, Iceland

Hveragerði Sunnumӧrk Shopping Center

The Hveragerði fissure runs through this unassuming shopping center.
Iceland

Skeiðará Bridge Monument

Twisted girders are all that remain of an Icelandic bridge that was wiped out by a combination of volcanic heat and glacial floods.
Bucksport, Maine

Grave of Sarah Ware

An unsolved murder victim's grave which may or may not contain her body.
Bucksport, Maine

Northeast Historic Film

A restored historic movie theater is the perfect place for a regional film archive.