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Hyde Park, New York

The Hyde Park Vanderbilt Mansion

"A hideous albatross in the Hudson River Valley."
Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
Ithaca, New York

Six Mile Creek

In upstate New York, gorgeous waterfalls and a watermill are slowly being reclaimed by nature.
New York, New York

Roosevelt Island Tramway

One of only two commuter aerial tramways in the United States.
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
Woodstock, Vermont

Five Elm Arches

An artist sees trees as a medium for sculpture.
Barre, Vermont

Hope Cemetery

This large cemetery is known as the museum of granite sculptures.
Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle

A beautiful, creepy 19th-century castle stands incongruous in rural Vermont.
Graniteville, Vermont

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry

Tour the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, where you can view the plant where gravestones are made and roll a ball down the outdoor granite bowling alley.
Boise, Idaho

Freak Alley Gallery

The largest outdoor art gallery in the northwestern United States.
Stanley, Idaho

Custer Ghost Town

See just what life was like in a 19th-century prospecting town.
Bend, Oregon

Lava River Cave

The longest continuous lava tube in Oregon.
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in legends.
Yangyang, South Korea

38th Parallel Beach

A thriving surf community exists in relative remoteness along the former boundary between North and South Korea.
Jinan-gun, South Korea

Tapsa Temple

120 mortarless pagodas built by one Korean hermit.
Gangneung, South Korea

Sun Cruise Resort and Yacht

The world's first cruise ship-shaped hotel is perched atop a cliff.
Yangpyeong, South Korea

Dreamy Camera Cafe

This quirky Korean eatery is built to resemble an equally quirky vintage camera.
Imsil-gun, South Korea

Imsil Cheese Theme Park

A 32-acre fun park dedicated to all things cheese.
Schiphol, Netherlands

Schiphol Clock

It appears as if a man is standing behind this giant airport clock, painting the hands in real time.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudemanhuispoort

An ancient passage filled with stalls selling used books, once frequented by Vincent Van Gogh.
Detroit, Michigan

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

The birthplace of the Ford Model T is now a museum full of antique cars.
Detroit, Michigan

Fisher Body Plant 21

Glass and concrete building designed by Albert Kahn.
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
Chicago, Illinois

Palmer House Hilton

This historic hotel invented the chocolate brownie.