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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
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Cyclorama

A dramatic, 360-degree recreation of Pickett's Charge in the Civil War.
39.8112, -77.2247
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
42.6946, -74.4087
The Nautilis
Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
41.3875, -72.0870
Old Jail Museum
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors.
40.8636, -75.7465
Flanders, New York

Big Duck

A former poultry store that looks like a giant duck and is one of the "seven wonders" of Long Island.
40.9072, -72.6224
Danbury Railway Museum
Danbury, Connecticut

Danbury Railway Museum

This historic railway museum may have lost its passengers but not its love for trains.
41.3979, -73.4509
One of the more recognizable landmarks of the 500 acre reserve
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
41.4280, -74.0625
Kings Park, New York

Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center

Beneath the mossy overgrowth covering this once-sprawling campus lies decades of history and the secrets that come with it.
40.8950, -73.2360
(Wikimedia Commons)
Stanhope, New Jersey

Waterloo Village

Historic town settled in the 19th century because of its convenient location along a popular coal transport route.
40.9381, -74.7221
Centerport, New York

Vanderbilt Museum

An eccentric playboy's astounding natural history collection.
40.9055, -73.3676
112 Ocean Avenue in 1973.
Amityville, New York

Amityville Horror House

The site of a tragic massacre that spawned a multimedia franchise.
40.6665, -73.4143
Raynham Hall
Oyster Bay, New York

Raynham Hall Museum

Spies, love letters, and ghost stories have all left their mark on this home-cum-museum.
40.8722, -73.5315
The main house as it appeared in 1911
Syosset, New York

Ruins of King Zog's Estate

An abandoned Gold Coast-era mansion once intended for the exiled ruler of Albania, who never arrived.
40.8234, -73.5306
Castle Gould
Sands Point, New York

Sands Point Preserve

The former estate of the Guggenheims, part of the opulent Gold Coast that inspired the Great Gatsby.
40.8592, -73.6975
McDonald's NY inside 1
New Hyde Park, New York

McDonald's Restaurant #12000

America's most popular fast food restaurant housed in a palatial mansion on the side of a highway.
40.7365, -73.6732
Aerial view of the annual corn maze
Bellerose, New York

Queens County Farm Museum

The oldest continually-operating farm in New York State.
40.7483, -73.7235
Sunrise at the Queens panorama
Queens, New York

A Panorama View of New York City

A 9,335 square foot architectural model of the entire New York City.
40.7459, -73.8467
Inside the Tent of Tomorrow of the New York State Pavilion (2009)
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.
40.7462, -73.8445
Power lines running through the Meadowlands.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, WWII-era London, and dead mobsters galore.
40.8267, -74.0721
The Louis Armstrong House
Queens, New York

Louis Armstrong House

The preserved house of a jazz legend still echoes with his music.
40.7396, -73.8566
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
40.8134, -73.9631
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year.
40.7788, -73.9066
Wyckoff House. (Wikimedia Commons)
Brooklyn, New York

Wyckoff House

Oldest surviving example of a Dutch saltbox frame house in America.
40.6449, -73.9209