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Cooksburg, Pennsylvania

Paved Trail

Locals call this magical moss-covered walkway the "Emerald Path."
Staten Island, New York

Willowbrook State School

Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with intellectual disabilities.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Museum of Psychphonics

A modern-day wunderkammer dedicated to Indianapolis history, Afrofuturism, and musical vibrations.
Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis Gong Chamber

Ethereal alien hums and haunting whale songs emitting from...a giant sheet of vibrating metal?
Barryville, New York

Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct Suspension Bridge

Oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States.
Center, Colorado

UFO Watchtower

One woman's UFO-themed campground, complete with self-built energy vortexes, UFO-themed weddings, and magic bushes.
Forks, Washington

One Square Inch of Silence

A tiny red pebble marks what may be the quietest outdoor spot in the United States.
Stockholm, Sweden

Sundbybergs Köksbryggeri

Located in an old church, this brewery produces a different kind of holy water.
Stockholm, Sweden

Hey STHLM

A Japanese video game arcade hides in the back of a Swedish pool hall.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stadshuskällaren

Eat a Nobel banquet from any year in the basement of Stockholm's City Hall.
Stockholm, Sweden

Victoriahuset (Victoria House)

A rare surviving Victorian greenhouse designed specifically to house giant water lilies.
Kiruna, Sweden

Solar Egg

A golden egg-shaped sauna in the Arctic tundra.
Stockholm, Sweden

R1 Nuclear Reactor

Sweden's first nuclear reactor, R1, can be visited 25 meters underground.
Stockholm, Sweden

Aifur

Dine on food tied to Viking history and legend at this subterranean Stockholm spot.
Boden N, Sweden

Treehotel

Series of treehouse hotel rooms on the outskirts of an Arctic forest.
Sala, Sweden

Sala Silver Mine Hotel Suite

This luxury hotel suite is located deep in the bowels of an old mine.
Barcelona, Spain

Montjuïc Cemetery

This cemetery features modernist statues as strange as its name.
Barcelona, Spain

Labyrinth Park of Horta

This semi-secret storybook hedge maze is also the oldest garden in the city.
Bellerose, New York

Queens County Farm Museum

The oldest continuously operating farm in New York State.
Garrison, New York

Manitoga

This sprawling woodland estate was the brainchild of iconic American industrial designer Russel Wright.
Ithaca, New York

Cayuga Nature Center

A six-story treehouse offers spectacular views of New York's Finger Lakes region.
Glen Cove, New York

Welwyn Preserve

The abandoned grounds and derelict greenhouses of this once-magnificent Edwardian estate are now a nature preserve open for exploration.
Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

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