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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Live Oak Allée at Brookgreen Gardens

Take a stroll through this centuries-old tunnel of enormous moss-hung evergreens, nestled among the grounds of America’s first public sculpture garden.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Kirk's 1890 Ice Cream Parlor

The two locations of this landmark ice cream shop scream pure Americana nostalgia.
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

The Deserted Village of Feltville

This tiny New Jersey village has lived many lives but seems determined to remain a ghost town.
Queens, New York

Fountain of the Planet of the Apes

No monkeying around, this fountain was really named after the classic sci-fi film.
Bayport, New York

The Long Island Sphinx

A century ago, aspiring socialites climbed on this cement beast with the hopes of marrying a millionaire.
East Hampton, New York

South End Burying Ground

This cemetery holds the remains of an accused witch and the man that ensured her freedom.
Sag Harbor, New York

Sag Harbor Cinema

This century-old independent movie theater with an iconic Art Deco neon sign survived a devastating fire in 2016.
Howes Cave, New York

Secret Caverns

Discovered by cows, these upstate New York show caves are presented with a healthy dose of psychedelic folk art.
Charleston, South Carolina

Rainbow Row

Thirteen pastel palaces in downtown Charleston add a gorgeous splash of color to the city.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

This Myrtle Beach art museum features a rotating display of pieces by artists from James Audubon to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s their collection of Southern works that truly impresses.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Warbird Park

Take in some Air Force history—and ogle some beautiful planes—at this little-known park near Myrtle Beach’s seashore.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The Gay Dolphin

This maze-like, oceanfront gift shop—the nation’s largest— has been serving kitsch to the Myrtle Beach community for over 80 years.
Brooklyn, New York

William Beard's Grave

The painter who popularized "bulls" and "bears" as symbols for the stock market didn't get a proper headstone for over a century.
Brooklyn, New York

Spritz Cookie Gravestone

This recipe is set in stone.
Brooklyn, New York

Grave of Governor DeWitt Clinton

The Father of the Erie Canal has a magnificent grave marker that redefines the term "final resting place."
Brooklyn, New York

Henry Chadwick's Grave

The real "father of baseball" rests in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

'Civic Virtue Triumphant Over Unrighteousness'

This controversial statue has migrated twice in its life.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, World War II-era London rubble, and dead mobsters galore.
New York, New York

Ralph Kramden Statue

An homage to Jackie Gleason's bus-driving character from 'The Honeymooners.'
New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
New York, New York

Bryant Park Escape Hatch

A commemorative plaque hides a door that leads down to the New York Public Library's underground book bunker.
Queens, New York

Vander Ende-Onderdonk House

The oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City is a hidden gem on the border of Brooklyn and Queens.
New York, New York

Grand Central Ceiling Dark Patch

A dark patch of the ceiling at Grand Central Terminal which was not restored is still stained brown by tobacco.