Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
horticulturcat's activity rankings
Places visited in Wilmington, Delaware
Places added to Wilmington, Delaware
Places edited in Delaware
Places visited in Delaware
Places added to Delaware
Places visited in Lewes, Delaware
Loading map...
Looking out over eight lanes of traffic.
Washington, D.C.

The Lockkeeper's House

A derelict bit of infrastructure from the canal that once ran through D.C. is landlocked in the heart of the city.
38.8919, -77.0397
Senate-side tower
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Air Conditioning Towers

"Congress may voluntarily remain in session throughout the summer, in order that our Congressmen may be protected from the intolerable discomforts and dangers of the ordinary outdoor weather!”
38.8884, -77.0109
Renwick 17th street side
Washington, D.C.

Renwick Gallery

The first purpose-built art gallery in the United States is once again open as a center of craft arts.
38.8990, -77.0391
View from second story.
Washington, D.C.

Chinatown Barnes Dance

The unique traffic pattern named for an influential urban planner is also known as the Pedestrian Scramble.
38.8997, -77.0221
The Throne
Washington, D.C.

The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millennium General Assembly

Light bulbs, scrap wood, and tinfoil comprise this homemade throne of the gods.
38.8980, -77.0230
The Pagoda
Reading, Pennsylvania

The Reading Pagoda

A failed piece of Orientalism has become the proud symbol of a community.
40.3361, -75.9056
Fallingwater over the falls
Mill Run, Pennsylvania


Frank Lloyd Wright's most iconic home dangles over a Pennsylvania waterfall.
39.9060, -79.4663
SS United States seen from the water
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SS United States

Current docking place of the SS United States, the fastest transatlantic ocean liner.
39.9185, -75.1371
Lewes, Delaware

Bunkers of Cape Henlopen State Park

WWII-era bunkers are hidden under the beaches of this picturesque park, which is still scattered with wartime watchtowers. .
38.7803, -75.1176
Nemour Mansion's Beax-Arts facade.
Wilmington, Delaware

Nemours Estate

This splendid Versailles-inspired mansion has the largest French-style formal gardens in North America.
39.7787, -75.5648
Crying Giant.
Wilmington, Delaware

The Crying Giant

This weeping 10-foot-tall sculpture was a maquette for a 9/11 memorial.
39.7654, -75.5652
Zwaanendael Museum.
Lewes, Delaware

Zwaanendael Museum

A grotesque Fiji merman dwells within this traditional Dutch-style building.
38.7741, -75.1392
Jojo the cat and pumpkins.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Cats of Longwood Gardens

These lush botanical gardens employ the most purrfect pest control force.
39.8712, -75.6752
Front entrance of the Gibraltar Mansion.
Wilmington, Delaware

Gibraltar Gardens

Enchanting gardens surround a derelict mansion, all hidden in plain sight behind a stone wall.
39.7608, -75.5742
Wall behind soldiers.
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
38.8877, -77.0472
You'll never unsee it now.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
38.8903, -77.0332
Mrs Mallard and her entire brood.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
42.3555, -71.0698
The Grand Court and Organ
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wanamaker Building

The first American department store, and home to the largest operating musical instrument in the world.
39.9514, -75.1621
Einstein at the National Academy of Sciences
Washington, D.C.

Albert Einstein Bronze Statue

The beloved statue at the National Academy of Sciences is oh so inviting to sit on.
38.8924, -77.0484
Lewes, Delaware

The Cannonball House

The historic home still shows the scars from a little run-in with the British in 1813.
38.7759, -75.1394
From "Los Mariachi's"
Trenton, New Jersey

Hamilton Station Statues

These 20-foot sculptures will help guide you from the local train station to the local sculpture garden.
40.2520, -74.7057
Morristown, New Jersey

Morris Museum

A world-class collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata.
40.7959, -74.4487
Stone archway, landscaped with evergreens, July 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds For Sculpture

Sculpture park and museum that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
40.2355, -74.7179
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Madam Marie's Psychic Booth

Marie told fortunes from her small stand on the Boardwalk for seven decades, including to a young Bruce Springsteen who would busk outside her booth.
40.2225, -73.9991