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Dorset, Vermont

Freedlyville Quarry

This cavernous abandoned marble mine is popular with ice skaters in the winter.
Ludlow, Vermont

Okemo Fire Tower

A 60-foot tall tower providing unparalleled views of the southern Green Mountains of Vermont.
New York, New York

Tannen's Magic Shop

New York's oldest magic store.
New York, New York

Bemelmans Bar

The walls are decorated with whimsical murals painted by the creator of the Madeline franchise.
New York, New York

The Daily News Building Globe

Spinning silently in the lobby of an Art Deco masterwork is a massive vintage model of the Earth.
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Island Creek

Waterway populated with abandoned projects, including a submarine.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Frankie's Tiki Room

The best Tiki bar in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Statue of Elvis Presley

A homage to "The King" at the hotel where he revived his career.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

A bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Island Mermaid Parade

The famed amusement district marks the beginning of summer with a wild procession of nautical creatures.
Staten Island, New York

Tugboat Graveyard

Final resting place of two dozen New York City harbor ships.
New York, New York

Venetian Room

This lavish room at NYC's French Embassy is a rare relic from the end of the Gilded Age.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
Bronx, New York

Woodlawn Cemetery

The end of the 4 Line is also the end of the line for 300,000 souls in one of NYC's most illustrious cemeteries.
Little Rock, Arkansas

Esse Purse Museum & Store

This museum is dedicated to the history and design of purses.
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
Monte Vista, Colorado

Movie Manor

Possibly the world's only drive-in movie theater with an attached motel.
Durango, Colorado

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

This spectacular track has run continuously since 1882.
Brooklyn, New York

Studebaker Building

This neo-Gothic former auto showroom is one of the few remaining reminders of Brooklyn's "Automobile Row."
Atlanta, Georgia

Tiny Doors ATL

Scattered around Atlanta are little doors with big charm.
Lakewood, Colorado

Denver’s Dinosaur Hotel

This otherwise unremarkable franchise hotel has been decked out in dinosaur decor.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

These faux-cliff dwellings allow visitors to climb around on a replica archaeological site.
Fort Collins, Colorado

Swetsville Zoo

This "zoo" is a cross between a junkyard and a sculpture garden, featuring animals you won't see anywhere else.