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Palmer, Alaska

Castle House

The only house built with a turret, crenellations, and a moat in Palmer, Alaska.
Swannanoa, North Carolina

The Old Farmers' Ball

Traditional Appalachian dances such as the Georgia Rang Tang and the Shoo-Fly Swing are kept alive at this weekly event.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
Linesville, Pennsylvania

Linesville Spillway

"Where the ducks walk on fish."
Meadville, Pennsylvania

PennDOT Road Sign Sculpture Garden

The Pennsylvania landscape depicted by a quarter mile of mosaics made from used road signs.
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandals, vice-presidents, and ghosts.
New York, New York

Sylvan Terrace

A discreet little stairway on St. Nicholas Avenue leads to a quaint and unexpected cobblestone street of 19th century wooden rowhouses.
New York, New York

The Last Remnants of the Polo Grounds

A crumbling staircase in upper Manhattan is all that remains of one of the most important sites in sports history.
New York, New York

Rucker Park

The legendary court where emerging basketball players gain their street cred.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
New York, New York

Tom's Restaurant

The "Seinfeld" diner.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Starr Kempf's Kinetic Sculptures

The moving metal works of one troubled artist can still be viewed on his front lawn... for now.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Stone Arch Bridge

The oldest bridge in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hidden Beach

Secret hideaway for an alternative beach experience.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.
Watson Lake, Yukon Territory

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

Roadside collection of 65,000 signs.
Eagle, Alaska

Poker Creek

The northernmost international land border crossing in the United States.
Fairbanks, Alaska

Lend-Lease Monument

This super-sized statue is the only public memorial to the deal that ended America's neutrality during World War II.
Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks Antler Arch

A morbid gateway to an Alaskan town prides itself on the hunting history it represents.
Chitina, Alaska

Kuskulana River Bridge

At 238 feet above the bottom of a gorge this span is known as the biggest thrill on the road to McCarthy.
Chitina, Alaska

Kennicott Ghost Town

What once was the richest known copper mine is now a completely deserted ghost town.