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Toledo, Ohio

Jimmy Carter's Hot Dog Bun

This restaurant proudly displays bread signed by the 39th president.
Sigüés, Spain

Abandoned Village of Esco

A Franco-era dam flooded (almost) everyone out of this centuries-old Aragonese town.
Southington, Connecticut

Snedeker House

The "possessed" house that inspired "The Haunting in Connecticut" book and movie.
Brooklyn, New York

Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Nature and beauty amidst pollution and industrial wreckage.
Toronto, Ontario

North Toronto Station

A former Canadian Pacific Railway station turned liquor store, the first and only station in Canada visited by British royalty.
Orlando, Florida

Tupperware Confidence Center

A museum preserving one company’s history of preserving food.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castle Otttis

Two men built this castle on the Florida coast as an artistic “landscape sculpture.”
St. Augustine, Florida

The Ponce de León Hotel

A luxurious 1880s hotel with its fair share of Tiffany stained glass, Edison electricity, and of course, ghosts.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Meowtropolitan Cat Café

Make your reservation to have coffee with some kitties.
Fort Mill, South Carolina

Upper Room Chapel

A replica of where the Last Supper was held.
Sakyō-ku, Japan

Kyoto Botanical Garden

With over 12,000 different species of plants, this botanical garden is Japan's oldest and most diverse.
Denver, Colorado

International Church of Cannabis

A technicolor place of worship for Elevationists.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Cloquet, Minnesota

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

The famed architect designed this Minnesota gas station of the future with a lookout tower.
Cincinnati, Ohio

American Sign Museum

Where beautiful signs live on forever.
Newport, Rhode Island

Location of the First Gas Street Lamp

A single light illuminates one man's overshadowed contributions to street lamp history.
Lítla Dímun, Faroe Islands

Lítla Dímun

This isolated island is often capped by its own fluffy cloud.
Toronto, Ontario

Gordo the Barosaurus

Canada's largest dinosaur skeleton was hidden away in storage for more than 40 years.
Rjukan, Norway

Giant Sun Mirrors of Rjukan

For six months of the year, three giant mirrors direct a pool of sunshine onto this otherwise occluded town.
The Hague, Netherlands

Celestial Vault

Hidden within a Netherlands crater is a stone bed that lets those who lie in it see the sky as a curved surface.
San Francisco, California

Institute of Illegal Images

Museum befitting the city responsible for supplying the majority of the world's LSD.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Glass Treehouse

Suspended above the ground in a thicket of towering Georgia trees is a modern architectural wonder.
Baltimore, Maryland

Elijah Bond's Ouija Board Grave

The man who first patented the Ouija board rests in peace beneath a headstone that playfully reflects that achievement.
New York, New York

Oldest Manhole Cover

Walk over a 150 year old manhole.