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Gothenburg, Sweden

Feskekôrka - The "Fish Church"

A Gothic-inspired fish market is Gothenburg's best place to find loaves and fishes.
Portland, Maine

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Its unique collection details the history of the state's svelte railroads.
Fayetteville, West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge

One day a year it is legal to jump off of this astoundingly tall bridge that spans an Appalachian gorge.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Brownville, Maine

Katahdin Iron Works

The remains of a large iron mill that once stood in the remote woods of northern Maine.
Bethel, Maine

World Traveler Signpost

Turns out you can see the world without ever leaving Maine.
Saint John, New Brunswick

Reversing Falls

These powerful, if squat, Canadian waterfalls flow in different directions depending on the time of day.
Yachats, Oregon

Thor's Well

On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea.
Harpswell, Maine

Bailey Island Bridge (Cribstone Bridge)

An unusually designed bridge from the 1920s was built to withstand the tides and winds of Maine.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Incline

There aren't too many operational funiculars around, but Pittsburgh has two!
Gothenburg, Sweden

Maritiman

The world's biggest floating museum in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Sweden

Gotland

Largest island in the Baltic Sea experiences such idyllic weather that roses bloom in the middle of December.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
Alamosa, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

When ecosystems collide in the arid Southwest.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

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

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Golden, Colorado

Sculptured House

This iconic science fiction house still looks like something from the future.
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
Ware, Massachusetts

Quabbin Reservoir

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