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New York, New York

Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange (and purposeful) humming noise.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Sleepy Hollow, 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."
Lenox, Massachusetts

The Mount

The mansion home of author Edith Wharton.
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

New England covered bridge where a jilted lover is said to have hung herself before haunting it.
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

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

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Gloucester, Massachusetts

Hammond Castle Museum

An eccentric inventor's castle home with its own indoor weather system.
Kennebunkport, Maine

Seashore Trolley Museum

The world's oldest and largest museum of mass transit vehicles.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
Salem, New Hampshire

Mystery Hill: America's Stonehenge

America's oldest archaeological site or a muddled case of wishful thinking.
Nashua, New Hampshire

Country Tavern Restaurant

Restaurant in a 1741 farmhouse that touts the story of its haunting on its menus.