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Three Rivers, California

Glowing Millipedes of Sequoia National Park

These millipedes glow not out of attraction but as a not-too-subtle warning.
San Diego, California

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

North America's largest accredited model railroad museum.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a German father and son.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tomb of the Mather Family

The tomb of Increase Mather and his son Cotton, influential colonial ministers obsessed with the occult.
Washington, D.C.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Largest Roman Catholic church in North America.
Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria Column

A Roman style column in Oregon hides a spiral staircase inside.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Point Vicente Lighthouse

A "haunted" landmark on the coast of Southern California.
Avalon, California

Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Garden

Chewing gum tycoon's memorial lies perched over wife's botanical gardens on Santa Catalina Island.
Los Angeles, California

Fort Macarthur Museum

An historic fort commemorating the United States' naval history.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."
Ocotillo, California

Anza Borrego Desert View Tower

This historic tower in the California desert promises visitors a "vortex of good vibes".
Bombay Beach, California

Bombay Beach

Version of the French Riviera destroyed by the sea.
Amboy, California

Amboy Ghost Town

The ghost town that ended up on Ebay.
Felicity, California

Felicity, California: Center of the World

Semi-recognized center of the world, with many oddities.
Yuma, Arizona

Yuma Territorial Prison

Walk through the actual strap iron cells and solitary chambers of Arizona Territory’s first prison.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.