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Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Québec

Hôtel de Glace

Chilly Canadian hotel has a four-month lifespan due to the unusual "materials" it's made of.
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
Washington, D.C.

International Spy Museum

“They say you're judged by the strength of your enemies”—James Bond, Quantum of Solace.
Arlington, Virginia

Pentagon Hot Dog Stand

Rumor has it the hot dog stand was targeted by two Russian nuclear missiles.
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.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

U.S.S. Albacore

Once the future of underwater combat, this old sub is now open for visitors to muck around in.
Homestead, Florida

Ed Leedskalnin's Coral Castle

A mysterious castle built as a monument to lost love.
Salem, Massachusetts

Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery

Statue in Salem of the woman who starred as the witch Samantha in the sitcom "Bewitched."
North Adams, Massachusetts

Gunnar Schonbeck Exhibit

More than 200 unconventional musical instruments that anyone can play.
Worcester, Massachusetts

American Antiquarian Society

This little-known rival to the Library of Congress houses one of the largest collections of pre-1876 American books, newspapers, and manuscripts.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Burnside Fountain - Turtle Boy

The Burnside Fountain and its questionable interpretation.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Lois Lane

A comic book store got the road by its shop officially renamed after Superman's girlfriend.
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.
Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr Seuss Museum

A museum dedicated to the quirky and colorful world created by Springfield's favorite son.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Salem, Massachusetts

Witch Dungeon Museum

Experience the hysteria of a 17th century witch hunt through goofy reenactments and wax dummies that should probably be burned at the stake.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial

Memorial of the Salem witchcraft hysteria in the town of Danvers, where it all began.
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

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

The Mummy Ankhefenmut

A CT scan revealed the identity of this 3,000-year-old mummy that everyone erroneously thought was female.