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Eureka, California

The Carson Mansion

Commonly referred to as the most photographed Victorian home in the United States.
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphinx, all carved by one man.
Putney, Vermont

Santa's Land

A classic roadside attraction on Vermont's historic Route 5.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Nantucket Whaling Museum

Artifacts of whaling, with both its perils and adventure, are housed in this museum in a former candle factory.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land, U.S.A.

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawaii's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
Bermuda

Cooper's Island Nature Reserve

A tropical paradise once home to space exploration and military installations.
Bermuda

The Unfinished Church

Storms, funding, and in-fighting have kept this Bermuda church from ever being completed.
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Re:START Mall

After the devastating 2011 earthquake, historic Christchurch begins to recover, starting with the pop-up Re:START mall.
Los Angeles, California

The Music Box Steps

The site of a classic series of Laurel and Hardy pratfalls.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
Los Angeles, California

Ennis House

This weird abode has been everything from the House On Haunted Hill to a robot hunter's pad.
Pasadena, California

Mount Wilson Observatory

The stomping grounds of the most eminent astronomers of the early 20th century.
Pasadena, California

The Castle Green

Where the rich wintered in Pasadena.
Pasadena, California

Luggage Room

Former 1954 Del Mar Train Station now serves signature cocktails and delightful culinary treats, and still operates as a Metro stop.
Pasadena, California

The Old YWCA Building

A landmark for a trailblazer for female architects and the designer of one of the most famous and opulent buildings in California.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena Civic Auditorium

The simple auditorium that launched a pop icon's career into the stratosphere.