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Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Joyxee Island

One man's fulfilled dream of living on an artificial island made of recycled plastic bottles.
Tombstone, Arizona

Rose Tree Museum

The world's largest rose bush has literally outgrown the pioneer museum it was planted behind.
Tucson, Arizona

San Pedro Chapel

This quiet chapel was central to a community of settlers who reclaimed an abandoned fort.
Tucson, Arizona

The Franklin Auto Museum

One of the largest private collections of cars manufactured by the short-lived Franklin Automobile Company.
Tombstone, Arizona

Jewish Pioneers Memorial

The Jewish section of the famous Boothill Graveyard was abandoned for nearly 100 years.
New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Once a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
Keyser, West Virginia

Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower

This former fire tower found new life as a communications hub complete with a scenic overlook.
Wheeling, West Virginia

Sweeney Punch Bowl

The largest piece of cut lead crystal adorned a grave for 75 years and is now the shining star of a glass museum.
Washington, West Virginia

Abandoned Lock No. 19

One of the few surviving examples of the first lock and dam system built on the Ohio River.
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Berkeley Springs Castle

A wealthy widow lived the high life in this Gilded Age country house.
Alderson, West Virginia

Alderson Academy

This abandoned school has had many lives since the early 1900s, and all of them doomed.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

True Treats

Time travel with sweets across history at this research-based candy store.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Portsmouth, Virginia

Hog Island Lighthouse First Order Fresnel Lens

Get up close and personal at this Fresnel Lens.
Nashville, Tennessee

Ryman Alley

The alley connecting two of country music’s most historic venues has a rich history of its own.
Nashville, Tennessee

Boy Scout Catfish

This quirky local sculpture is quite literally a fish out of water.
Nashville, Tennessee

Dutchman's Curve

The site of the one of the most deadly train wrecks in American history.
Nashville, Tennessee

Hatch Show Print

At 135 years old and counting, this historic print shop is heaven for poster nerds and music buffs.
Baltimore, Maryland

Fell's Point Maritime Museum

A collection of artifacts from Maryland's maritime past.
Baltimore, Maryland

Babe Ruth Field at Gibbons Commons

The "Sultan of Swat" once attended a school at the site of this baseball field.
Baltimore, Maryland

National Museum of Dentistry

George Washington's dentures and Queen Victoria's dental instruments are in the nation’s official museum of the dental profession.
Baltimore, Maryland

Bazaar

Crammed into a Baltimore row house is an oddities shop that sells everything from skulls to dead insects.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ezzard Charles' Former Boxing Gym

One of Cincinnati's greatest fighters once trained at a now defunct gym in this Over-The-Rhine neighborhood.
Pomeroy, Ohio

St. John’s Church Cemetery

A lost cemetery stands forgotten on a hilltop, known only to the older residents of Pomeroy.