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New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Smallpox Hospital Ruins

A crumbling hospital from the 1850s on Roosevelt Island.
Queens, New York

5 Pointz

A graffiti Mecca welcoming artists from around the world.
Corning, New York

Corning Museum of Glass

Dedicated to the art and science of glass in equal measure, this space is as much laboratory as museum.
Penn Yan, New York

Largest Pancake Griddle In the World

This oversize piece of novelty cookware once cooked the largest pancake in the world.
Ithaca, New York

Six Mile Creek

In upstate New York, gorgeous waterfalls and a watermill are slowly being reclaimed by nature.
Ithaca, New York

Wilder Brain Collection

Brains on display, including that of a murderer.
Ithaca, New York

The Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York.
Cooperstown, New York

The Cardiff Giant

A gigantic 10-foot tall stone man.
Wyalusing, Pennsylvania

French Azilum

A planned settlement in Pennsylvania once housed the aristocratic refugees of the French Revolution.
Rochester, New York

House of Guitars

The largest guitar store in the world has been visited by some of music's all-time greats passing through upstate New York.
Rochester, New York

1872 Monument

A bronze ballot box stands at the spot where Susan B. Anthony voted illegally.
Rochester, New York

The George Eastman Museum

The home, museum, and death site of Kodak's influential founder.
Syracuse, New York

Niagara Mohawk Building

This Art Deco fortress in upstate New York gives Manhattan's vaunted examples of the style a run for their money.
Palmyra, New York

Hill Cumorah

Golden plates containing what would become the Book of Mormon were believed to be buried on this New York hillside.
Roscoe, New York

Agloe, New York

A fictional town that was briefly brought to life before fading once again out of existence.
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
Rochester, New York

The White Lady's Castle

An old dining hall now serves up ghost stories for lusty locals.
Bronx, New York

North Brother Island

Home to the infamous "Typhoid Mary" and the worst loss of life in New York's history until September 11, 2001.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
Holmdel, New Jersey

Holmdel Horn Antenna

Where the embers of the Big Bang were first detected.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land, U.S.A.

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.