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Providence, Rhode Island

Crook Point Bascule Bridge

To avoid the demolition costs this abandoned drawbridge was simply left in the up position.
Dunedin, New Zealand

Baldwin Street

One of the world's steepest streets seems to have houses sliding down it.
Iceland

Kerid Crater Lake

This eye-popping Icelandic crater lake is surrounded by red volcanic rock.
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
Key West, Florida

Key West High Heel Shoe Drop

Leave it to Key West to drop a real-live drag queen instead of a ball to mark the arrival of the New Year.
Mason, New Hampshire

The Uncle Sam House

The childhood home of the meat inspector who would become the face of America.
New Canaan, Connecticut

Glass House

Home of Philip Johnson, one of the 20th century's most influential architects.
Cold Spring, New York

Ruins of the Cornish Estate

A ruined mansion hidden in the woods of the Hudson Valley, home of a tragically doomed romance.
Peterborough, New Hampshire

Peterborough Town Library

This small-town library was the first in the world to be entirely supported by taxation.
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

A curious, experimental, automotive replica of Stonehenge.
Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

Hell on Earth is actually a small town in Michigan where anyone can be mayor for a day.
Tomkins Cove, New York

Doodletown

Reclaimed by nature, the ruins of Doodletown, New York are remnants of a town consumed by a state park.
Mount Washington, Massachusetts

Bash Bish Falls

One of the most scenic falls in Massachusetts has a history of death and grim legend.
Roslin, Scotland

Rosslyn Chapel

A church that bred legends, and served as an inspiration for the Da Vinci Code.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Oyndarfjørður, Faroe Islands

Rinkusteinar

Two massive boulders, rocking back and forth with the ebbing of the sea.
Reykholt, Iceland

Snorralaug

This hobbit-y little hot spring may be the oldest spring used by humans in all of Iceland.
Iceland

Grjótagjá

This volcanic cave lake is essentially hard proof that Iceland is the most magical place on Earth.
Iceland

Dimmuborgir

These ominous lava formations were said to be an entrance to the netherworld so of course they inspired a famous metal band.
Múli, Faroe Islands

Múli

Despite finally receiving electricity in 1970, this tiny town is now deserted.
Kunoy, Faroe Islands

Skarð

The abandoned village of Skarð aptly illustrates the idiom "Don't put all your eggs in one basket."
Iceland

Krafla

This tumultuous Icelandic lava field looks so alien European researchers want to use it as a stand-in for Mars.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
Iceland

Drangey Island

An Icelandic island full of diving birds and legend.