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Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

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

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Conanicut Island Lighthouse

This storybook New England home is actually a decommissioned lighthouse.
Rome, Italy

Via Appia

2300-year-old Roman road connecting the empire.
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4,000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises."
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Clingstone House

Eco-friendly island mansion.
Newport, Rhode Island

Touro Synagogue

Oldest synagogue in the United States.
New Shoreham, Rhode Island

Southeast Lighthouse

An architecturally unique lighthouse that had to be lifted up and moved to avoid falling in the sea.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

Point Judith Lighthouse

This lighthouse was witness to the end of WWII hostilities and now collects creepy cairns.
Charlestown, Rhode Island

The Fantastic Umbrella Factory

250-year-old farm now features sculptures, a petting zoo and a hippy-bazaar.
Exeter, Rhode Island

Grave of Mercy Brown

The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
Hopkinton, Rhode Island

Enchanted Forest

This fairy tale-themed amusement park is now abandoned, and childhood metaphors abound.
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
New Orleans, Louisiana

Scallop Shell Pulpit

The oldest operational cathedral in the U.S. has one shell of a way of projecting speakers' voices.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Carousel Bar

The only rotating bar in New Orleans has been slowly spinning since 1949.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Secret Room at M.S. Rau Antiques

A treasure trove hidden within a treasure trove.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cats of Jackson Square

By day this New Orleans square is for pedestrians, but by night it is a kingdom of kittens.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The second oldest continuously operating bar in Louisiana.
New Orleans, Louisiana

LaLaurie Mansion

A symbolic piece of New Orleans architecture—and a ghostly legend.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Singing Oak

This New Orleans tree is filled with hidden chimes that produce a carefully tuned melody.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Cemetery

This historic "City of the Dead" lies prominently in the center of New Orleans' famous Garden District.