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New York, New York

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

This theater opened in 1998, but both the building and the puppeteers who perform there have a distinguished history.
Staten Island, New York

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

The collection is exhibited in a Staten Island building modeled on traditional Himalayan architecture.
New York, New York

Gay Street

An aptly-named street near the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement.
Fresno, California

Forestiere Underground Gardens

An underground mansion with fruit-bearing trees and grapes growing beneath the surface of central California.
San Francisco, California

Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze

A psychedelic labyrinth on the San Francisco bay.
Sequoia National Park, California

General Sherman

Quite simply the largest tree in the world (by volume).
Three Rivers, California

Moro Rock

Four hundred granite steps were built into this massive rock by the National Park Service.
Queens, New York

The Underground Home

A hyper-luxurious, 12,000- square foot home might be buried beneath Queens, still waiting to protect you from nuclear missiles.
Kyoto, Japan

Okochi Sanso Gardens

This garden located inside a bamboo forest once belonged to a famous Japanese actor.
Old Town, Washington

Dungeness Spit

The longest spit in the United States ends at a lighthouse in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Williamsburg, Virginia

Chowning’s Tavern

Enjoy dishes that founding fathers once ate at this Colonial Williamsburg pub.
Bronx, New York

West 230th Step Street

The longest step street in the city.
London, England

Dirty Dick's

This pub boasts a curious history and may have inspired a Dickens character.
New York, New York

Pier 26 Tide Deck

Amid skyscrapers and traffic exists this unique aquatic ecosystem.
New York, New York

Skyscraper Museum

An institution dedicated to the towering buildings that make up skylines in New York City and around the world.
Bronx, New York

Villa Charlotte Brontë

Built in the 1920s, this co-op in the Bronx feels more like an Italian villa than a typical New York apartment building.
Queens, New York

Riker-Lent-Smith Homestead

The oldest private residence in New York City.
New York, New York

14th Street-Union Square Moving Platforms

The only subway station in the city that still makes use of gap fillers.
Fort Washington, Maryland

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

This rare triple-jurisdiction drawbridge passes through Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Kensington, Maryland

Washington, D.C. Temple

The tallest The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in the world soars above the Beltway.
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower Stairs

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Montreal, Québec

Standing wave at Habitat '67, Montreal

Futuristic apartment blocks are the backdrop for Montreal surfers hangin' ten on the Habitat '67 standing wave.
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.