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Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak

The Southeast's oldest living organism.
Charleston, South Carolina

Drayton Hall

Oldest unrestored plantation house in America that is open to the public.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel

This historic train station has been converted to a locomotive themed hotel.
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
Alameda, California

Alameda Point Antique and Collectibles Fair

Antiques by the Bay.
San Angelo, Texas

Lower Ghost Camp

A mysteriously abandoned campsite in San Angelo State Park.
San Angelo, Texas

Blood Lake: the O.C. Fisher Reservoir

The end of times arrives, at least for the fish in the O.C. Fisher Reservoir.
Baltimore, Maryland

Phoenix Shot Tower

Once America's tallest structure, now a Baltimore landmark.
Baltimore, Maryland

The Horse You Came In On Saloon

A 200-year-old bar with a cheeky name claims to have served Edgar Allan Poe his final drink.
Baltimore, Maryland

Grave of John Wilkes Booth

A blank headstone topped with a pile of pennies marks the final resting place of the infamous assassin.
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
Forks, Washington

One Square Inch of Silence

A tiny red pebble marks what may be the quietest outdoor spot in the United States.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads, and a Fiji Mermaid.
Seattle, Washington

UPS Waterfall Garden Park

This secluded, man-made waterfall marks the birthplace of the United Parcel Service.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Maya pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
Tinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza Chirp

Clap your hands at the base of the pyramid, and the song of a sacred Mayan bird will echo through the air.
Forks, Washington

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
Balmorhea, Texas

Balmorhea State Park Pool

A spring-fed pool so deep it's used for scuba diving as well as swimming.
Wallace, Idaho

Burke Ghost Town

An abandoned mining town built in a canyon so narrow, the railroad ran right through the hotel lobby.