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Boiceville, New York

Steve Heller's Fabulous Furniture (and Sculpture Garden)

Homemade rockets, dinosaurs, and robots make this New York small business much more than a furniture store.
New Paltz, New York

Mohonk Testimonial Gateway

This stone gatehouse was once the entrance to a historic mountain resort, and it had a cameo in a cheesy cult horror movie.
Rome, Italy

Torre Argentina (Roman Cat Sanctuary)

Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered.
Ishinomaki, Japan

Cat Island

On Japan's Tashirojima Island, cats are king.
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.
Neversink, New York

Neversink

The lost town of Neversink, sunk by New York City.
Tarrytown, New York

The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow

Oldest existing church in New York and the inspiration for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

Collapsing castle on the Hudson river was once the storage site of military surplus business.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Accord, New York

Gnome Chomsky

"Gnome Chomsky" was once the largest gnome in the world, but is now simply tall for his kind.
Red Hook, New York

Mayan Ruins on the Hudson

For over 80 years, Mayan ruins stood proudly in a most unlikely location.
Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

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

Four Corners

The only intersection in America where the buildings on all four corners were built pre-Revolutionary War.
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate.