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Places visited in Wellesley Island, New York
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Wellesley Island, New York

Just Room Enough Island

This tiny little island has, as the name says, just enough room for its single house.
Auerstedt, Germany

Auerworld Palace

Living trees form the structure of an open-air palace.
Neversink, New York

Neversink

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

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Washington, D.C.

Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega

The "lovely red Vega" of the legendary record-settling pilot.
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators.
Newport, Rhode Island

Carey Mansion

Rhode Island Mansion used for the Collinwood exteriors in the original "Dark Shadows" series.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!
Québec City, Québec

Musee du Fort

A 400-square foot model of historic Quebec is the playing field for a state of the art light and sound show.
Zavikon Island, Canada

Zavikon Island

The purported world's shortest international bridge connects a homeowner in Canada to his backyard in New York.
Wellesley Island, New York

Boldt Castle

A castle built for love, and abandoned due to heartbreak.
Ithaca, New York

Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York.
Ithaca, New York

Six Mile Creek

Gorgeous waterfalls and a watermill slowly being reclaimed by nature.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
Cooperstown, New York

The Cardiff Giant

Gigantic ten-foot tall stone man.
Beacon, New York

Bannerman's Castle

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

Storm King Art Center

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

Doodletown

Reclaimed by nature, the ruins of Doodletown, New York are remnants of a town consumed by a state park.
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."
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Hyde Park, New York

The Hyde Park Vanderbilt Mansion

"A hideous albatross in the Hudson River Valley."
Kingston, New York

Four Corners

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