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Witch Dungeon Museum
Salem, Massachusetts

Witch Dungeon Museum

Experience the hysteria of a 17th century witch hunt through goofy reenactments and wax dummies that should probably be burned at the stake.
42.5226, -70.8972
Astronomy Observation Field and Telescope Domes
Coudersport, Pennsylvania

Cherry Springs State Park

"Dark Sky Park" is heaven on Earth for astronomers, one of the rare U.S. locations with no artificial light pollution.
41.6627, -77.8227
Coudersport Ice Mine
Coudersport, Pennsylvania

Coudersport Ice Mine

Contrary to what one might expect, ice forms inside this small cavern during the summer and melts during the winter.
41.7534, -77.9537
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Dalat, Vietnam

Da Lat Crazy House

A Surreal flight of architectural fancy in Vietnam's Central Highlands.
11.9356, 108.4295
Holy Land 2016
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land, U.S.A.

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.
41.5493, -73.0298
The hypocenter and surrounding devastation immediately after the detonation of the bomb
Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima's Hypocenter

A plaque marks the site directly below the mid-air detonation of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima.
34.3948, 132.4547
A view of Opus 40 from the eastern edge of the quarry
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
42.0507, -74.0317
Washington, D.C.

Palace of Wonders

Bar full of oddities, specimens, artifacts and homages to the great dime museums of the past.
38.9003, -76.9897
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Folk art environment, gallery space, and nonprofit showcasing the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
39.9429, -75.1593
Lucy
Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
39.3209, -74.5117
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

Wild beach ponies who go for a swim each year, and the legend of a buried 18th century ship.
38.2275, -75.1458
Northlandz valley. (leff/Flickr)
Flemington, New Jersey

Northlandz

The world's largest model railroad is a mind-boggling achievement.
40.5169, -74.8191
Stone archway, landscaped with evergreens, July 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
40.2355, -74.7179
The Demarcation Line marking the border between the two countries
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War.
37.9556, 126.6766
Heyri Art Valley
Paju, South Korea

Heyri Art Valley

A thriving artist's wonderland located just 6 kilometers from Korea's DMZ.
37.7890, 126.6985
The O-torii, 16 meters high, was rebuilt in 1875.
Hatsukaichi, Japan

Itsukushima Shrine

Japanese national treasure originally built in 593 CE.
34.2924, 132.3152
Yoro Park.
Yoro, Japan

Yoro Park

Experience park where visitors are told to expect the unexpected.
35.2839, 136.5512
Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Rockport, Massachusetts

Paper House

An 80-year-old house built out of newspapers.
42.6745, -70.6299
One of Yayoi Kusama's wonderful pumpkins.
Naoshima, Japan

Bennesse Art Site Naoshima

A Japanese corporation has turned this small island town into living modern art gallery.
34.4745, 133.9665
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire.
40.8042, -76.3409
The Cheonguk-ui Gyedan, or "Stairway to Heaven."
Geoje-si, South Korea

Oedo Botania

One man and his wife have turned a barren Korean island into a fantastical botanical wonderland.
34.7695, 128.7130