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Arbour Hill, Ireland

Arbour Hill Cemetery

The burial place of 14 of the executed leaders of the Easter Rising.
Medfield, Massachusetts

Medfield State Hospital

Unlike other abandoned asylums this empty institution welcomes visitors, just don't go in the buildings.
Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey

A stunning Victorian abbey and walled garden on a lakefront.
Dublin, Ireland

National Leprechaun Museum

A museum that cashes in on its infamous little people while teaching you a thing or two about the Irish fey.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Scarborough, Maine

Lenny the Chocolate Moose

This 1,700-pound edible sculpture is way better than your average chocolate mousse.
Freeport, Maine

The Desert of Maine

This tiny patch of arid sand sits in one of the greenest states in the United States.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Portland, Maine

International Cryptozoology Museum

The world's only international cryptozoology museum is host to an unrivaled collection of cryptid specimens.
Montreal, Québec

St. Patrick's Basilica

Its columns were all carved from the same white oak tree.
Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
Waterford, Connecticut

Seaside Sanatorium

Ruins of a historic medical facility sits eerily by the water.
East Lyme, Connecticut

Book Barn

With some 500,000 books across five buildings, this bookstore is a reader's paradise.
Preston, Connecticut

Norwich State Hospital

Underground tunnels remain beneath this abandoned mental asylum.
Charlestown, Rhode Island

The Fantastic Umbrella Factory

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

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Exeter, Rhode Island

Grave of Mercy Brown

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

Musée Patamécanique

The exact whereabouts of this surreal cabinet of curiosities are rarely the same place twice.
Providence, Rhode Island

H.P. Lovecraft House

Last residence of H.P. Lovecraft featured in his story "The Haunter of the Dark."
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
Providence, Rhode Island

Gun Totem

This 3,500 pound obelisk was constructed with more than 1,000 reclaimed guns.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Woodstock, New Hampshire

Ice Castles

These towering spires and glowing walls were carefully crafted with hundreds of thousands of icicles.
Salem, Massachusetts

Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery

A collection of full-size movie monsters opened to the public.