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Haut Saut d'Eau, Haiti

Saut-d'Eau Waterfalls

Thousands of Haitians travel to the waterfalls to ask the Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel and her voodoo counterpart Erzulie for healing in a yearly pilgrimage.
Cambridge, England

Madingley American Cemetery

Vast fan-shaped British cemetery honouring American servicemen lost in World War II.
Cambridge, England

Queens' College Moondial

A complicated contraption for telling time by the moon.
Cambridge, England

Scott Polar Research Institute Museum & Library

An extraordinary library and archive dedicated to the history of the Arctic and Antarctic poles.
Eastport, Maine

Old Sow Whirlpool

Largest Tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere.
Rangeley, Maine

The Wilhelm Reich Museum

Former laboratory of radical psychiatrist Wilhelm Reich.
New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
Niagara Falls, New York

Edward Dean Adams Power Plant

Genesis of modern hydroelectric power.
Toronto, Ontario

The Yorkville Rock

This massive, ancient stone was disassembled and then put back together again.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
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, New York

Niagara Tesla Monument in New York

One of many reminders of Tesla's scientific contributions overlooks the falls which inspired him.
Cassadaga, New York

Lily Dale Spiritualist Community

Town full of spiritualists, some of whom are mediums, is still in full swing after 130 years.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in legends.
Telluride, Colorado

Mahr Building

This otherwise unremarkable ski town building marks the site of Butch Cassidy's first robbery.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

See massive fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Santa Rosa Blue Hole

A clear blue swimming hole with hidden caves, still unexplored.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Lechuguilla Cave

A cave's rare beauty held a cavernous secret hidden underground.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

The second-largest cave chamber in the world was discovered in 1898 by a 16-year-old and a friend known as "Pothead."
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Faerie Playhouse

A pink cottage covered in hearts served as a haven and a resting place for LGBTQ activists.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Roch Chapel

A 19th-century shrine covered with prosthetic body parts as votive offerings.