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Yigo, Guam

Andersen Air Force Base

Launchpad for the US military’s dead mouse operation to battle millions of snakes.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Kaniakapupu Ruins

The remains of the summer palace of King Kamehameha III.
Adak, Alaska

Adak "National Forest"

America's smallest "national forest" has only 33 trees.
Yokosuka, Japan

Sarushima - "Monkey Island"

A small island with no monkeys but plenty of military ruins.
Tomigusuku, Japan

Naval Underground Headquarters

Elaborate series of tunnels where traces of mass suicide are still visible.
Tsai Po, Hong Kong

Old Tai O Police Station

A station built to repel pirates now attracts wealthy vacationers.
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain.
Tai Po, Hong Kong

Lam Tsuen Wishing Trees

A pair of trees near a Hong Kong shrine are said to grant wishes, but only the ones they hold on to.
Bremerhaven, Germany

Wilhelm Bauer

The only remaining U-boat that is still floating never actually saw any action in World War II.
Bergen, Norway

Tubakuba

Stay overnight in the world's most sleekly designed rabbit hole, free of charge.
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.
Big Pine Key, Florida

Overseas Railroad and Pigeon Key

Island ghost town detailing Flagler's folly in building the Overseas Railroad.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Sanibel, Florida

Pistol Shrimp of Ding Darling

Just below the surface, shrimp are producing temperatures hotter than the sun.
Estero, Florida

Koreshan State Historic Site

Former utopian colony based on the belief that the universe exists in a hollow sphere.
Fort Myers, Florida

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

One-time winter retreats of prolific inventor Thomas Edison and his friend Henry Ford.
Lake Wales, Florida

Spook Hill

A haunted hill that supposedly defied gravity.
Lake Wales, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida.
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

River Country

Disney World's very first waterpark is now an abandoned ruin being reclaimed by the swamp.
Clermont, Florida

The Citrus Tower

An icon among Florida's pre-Disney tourist attractions.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Cruger-dePeyster Sugar Mill Ruins

Despite being made of a seashell mortar, the crumbling remains of this historic Florida mill are still standing.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

The third tallest lighthouse in America once guided author Stephen Crane to safety.