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Ware, Massachusetts

Quabbin Reservoir

The largest body of water in Massachusetts annihilated four small towns just to slake Boston's thirst.
Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Site of Alice's Restaurant

You can get anything you want at the former site of the restaurant immortalized by Arlo Guthrie.
Sheffield, Massachusetts

Thom Reed UFO Monument Park

The site of the first "historically true" UFO encounter in the U.S.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
Green Gables, Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables Museum

Go inside the house that inspired L. M. Montgomery to create one of literature's most beloved heroines.
Lower Darnley, Prince Edward Island

Red Sands of Prince Edward Island

Rusty red sands line the shores of this Canadian Province.
Heath, Massachusetts

Burnt Hill Stone Circle

A mysterious collection of stones stand outside a small New England town.
Charlemont, Massachusetts

'Hail to the Sunrise'

A monument to the Mohawk people stands along an old Native American trade route.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Hoosac Tunnel

The railroad tunnel nicknamed the "Bloody Pit" for taking the lives of hundreds during its construction.
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
Williamstown, Massachusetts

The Spruces

This abandoned neighborhood is now a park filled with beautiful trees, wildflowers, and hints of its past.
North Bennington, Vermont

Jennings Hall

The building that inspired Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House."
Greenfield, Massachusetts

Eunice Williams Covered Bridge

Where Eunice Williams was murdered by natives, and where locals say her ghost still haunts.
Deerfield, Massachusetts

The Rock and Fossil and Dinosaur Shop

This roadside attraction attracts kids with dinosaurs before blindsiding them with geology.
Greenfield, Massachusetts

Poet's Seat Tower

This tall Massachusetts folly got its name thanks to all of the purple prose its vistas inspired.
Leverett, Massachusetts

New England Peace Pagoda

This rare symbol of Eastern philosophy in the West has been created over years of painstaking construction by the local community.
Deerfield, Massachusetts

Deerfield Massacre Mass Grave

Mass Grave of 48 colonists killed in a raid by Native Americans and the French in 1704.
Sunderland, Massachusetts

The Buttonball Tree

This giant Massachusetts sycamore is said to hold the dubious distinction of being the "widest tree East of the Mississippi!"
Amherst, Massachusetts

Graves of David and Mabel Todd

One was an astronomer who spent his life chasing solar eclipses, the other helped make Emily Dickinson famous.
Amherst, Massachusetts

Stearns Steeple

The monumental steeple on Amherst College's campus has no church attached to it.
Belchertown, Massachusetts

Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded

This decrepit abandoned building is made all the more eerie by its dark history.