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Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Boston, Massachusetts

Kelleher Rose Garden

One of the now-less-hidden floral gems of the "Emerald Necklace."
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shane Confectionery

Step into a pastel time capsule where candy is truly dandy.
Sudbury, Massachusetts

Sky Bar

Try a classic Necco candy bar being resurrected in a small suburban shop.
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Herman Melville's Arrowhead

Herman Melville wrote "Moby Dick" in this landmark 18th-century house surrounded by farmland.
Hull, Massachusetts

Paragon Carousel

The last remaining attraction from Paragon Park.
Lynn, Massachusetts

High Rock Tower

At the supposed instruction of Ben Franklin and Socrates, a Spiritualist believer intended to birth a mechanical messiah here.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Harry's Occult Shop

Century-old shop, specializing in Occult products.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Democratic Donkey and Republican Footprints

This statue intended for children to enjoy became a minor political spat.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Lowell, Massachusetts

Wannalancit Mills Smokestack Christmas Tree

Every December the Wannalancit Mills lights a Christmas Tree over the old mill's smokestack.
Boston, Massachusetts

Warren Anatomical Museum

This Boston medical museum features the skull of the famous medical case of Phineas Gage.
Rochester, New York

The National Toy Hall of Fame

A collection of the best toys ever made, The National Toy Hall of Fame is filled with kids, fun, and for some reason, a bird preserve.
Rochester, New York

The Strong Museum: International Center for the History of Electronic Games

Comprehensive gaming collection of over 30,000 electronic games and consoles.
Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware Art Museum

This local gem houses the largest collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings outside of the U.K.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Science History Institute

Instruments, apparatus, and rare books all relating to chemistry and its related sciences.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bartram's Garden

The oldest surviving botanic garden in the United States.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Philadelphia boasts one of the best — and most often overlooked — traditional Japanese gardens in North America.
Flourtown, Pennsylvania

Morris Arboretum

This hidden gem of a garden has one of the only surviving Victorian ferneries in America.
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Beth Sholom Congregation

Frank Lloyd Wright built this suburban synagogue late in life, but it stands among his most iconic masterpieces.
Palmyra, New York

Hill Cumorah

Golden plates containing what would become the Book of Mormon were believed to be buried on this New York hillside.
Palmyra, New York

The Sacred Grove

A field in which God and his son Jesus purportedly appeared to a young farm boy named Joseph Smith.