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Medfield, Massachusetts

Medfield State Hospital

Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Burlington, Vermont

Tallest Filing Cabinet on Earth

This 38-drawer structure claims the superlative title, but it isn't the world's only giant filing cabinet.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

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

Aerosol Techniques Factory

This enormous abandoned factory is now a makeshift graffiti gallery.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Berlin, Massachusetts

Grave of Don Featherstone

The gravestone of the man who designed the plastic pink flamingo is adorned with his most famous creation.
Leominster, Massachusetts

Johnny Ro Veterans Memorial Park

Funded entirely by volunteers and donors this military memorial features a tank with a comedy line on its barrel.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Hasbro Gameland

This exhibit is devoted to the games and wonder that Hasbro has brought children worldwide.
Marlborough, Massachusetts

The John Brown Bell

America's "second most important bell" is a contentious spoil of the Civil War.
Lowell, Massachusetts

Worthen House Cafe

The oldest tavern in Lowell has dedicated fans of its fan.
Halifax, Massachusetts

The Legs of Myles Standish

A pair of 7-foot legs belonging to the military man of the Mayflower stand jauntily by the side of the road.
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
Princeton, Massachusetts

Redemption Rock

This massive boulder is inscribed with the story of a sensational hostage negotiation dating back to Colonial times.
Salem, Massachusetts

Herb Mackey's Metal Sculpture Yard

One man’s hobby is another man’s world of metal wonders.
Boston, Massachusetts

Polcari's Coffee

Shelves covered in dozens of coffee bean varieties fill this North End institution.
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester State Hospital

A spooky and decrepit mental health facility is slowly being replaced with newer digs.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Spectacle Island Sea Glass Beaches

Trash escaped from a landfill to fill beaches with all kinds of treasure.
Groton, Massachusetts

Bancroft Castle

On top of Gibbet Hill lie the ruins of a lavish turn-of-the-century estate that never quite came to be.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden

Life-size bronzes of the Grinch, Cat in the Hat, Yertle the Turtle, Sam-I-Am, and the Lorax—and the author himself.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr. Seuss Museum

A museum dedicated to the quirky and colorful world created by Springfield's favorite son.