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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Absecon Lighthouse

The third-tallest lighthouse in the United States stands as a reminder of Atlantic City's early days.
Washington, D.C.

Almas Temple

One of the last mosaic tile facades found in the city.
Clarksville, Indiana

Falls of the Ohio State Park

Marine fossils from the Devonian period are exposed at this park.
Wytheville, Virginia

Big Walker Lookout

A 100-foot metal tower and swinging bridge that provides stunning views of mountains in five states.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Chatham Passage

This multisensory alley has the ability to remind bustling citygoers to stop and smell the roses.
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Price Tower

The only fully-realized skyscraper built by the famed American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Cambridge, Ohio

National Museum of Cambridge Glass

A collection of thousands of pieces of unique, colorful glass made in this Ohio town.
Washington, D.C.

Waldseemüller’s 1507 World Map

This groundbreaking 16th-century map is known as "America's birth certificate."
Seattle, Washington

Psychic Chicken of Seattle

Deep into the lower floors of Pike Place, find a date with fowl fate.
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Isla Mujeres Sea-View Cemetery

An island graveyard with spectacular views of the Caribbean.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Historic Tun Tavern Location

Believed to be the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps.
Frankfort, Kentucky

Site of William Goebel's Assassination

The 34th governor of Kentucky was sworn into office while on his deathbed after being shot outside the State House.
Captiva, Florida

Historical Cabbage Key Water Tower

Known as the most resilient water tower in the region.
Belvidere, Illinois

Pettit Memorial Chapel

A small cemetery chapel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1906.
Logan, Ohio

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum

It took more than 20 years and a sharp eye for one man to assemble this quirky collection.
Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

A simple but powerful tribute to the 20 victims of the 1692 witch trials.
Lamar, Colorado

Petrified Wood Building

Once named the “world’s oldest gas station” due to its unusual construction material.
Lewes, Delaware

Lewes Town Clock

Designed to commemorate the founding of the first settlement in Delaware.
New Plymouth, Ohio

Hope Iron Furnace

The remains of a massive blast furnace in what was once one of the country's largest iron-producing regions.
Columbus, Ohio

Scioto Lounge Deer Sculptures

Three bronze deer sculptures relax along the Scioto Mile.
Newport, Rhode Island

Gravelly Point

The site of the largest mass execution in Rhode Island history, haunted by the ghosts of hanged pirates.
Arlington, Virginia

Netherlands Carillon

An oft-overlooked, magically musical monolith that stands majestically between Arlington Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Amphitheater

The ruins of an open-air theater built on this Georgia island in the 1970s.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Canal Locks

Beautiful scenery, history, science, and physics come together in this remnant of shipping lore.