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Rome, Italy

Mercatus Traiani (Trajan's Market)

This ancient market is often referred to as the oldest shopping mall in the world.
Soweto, South Africa

Mandela House

Nelson Mandela lived here with his family from 1946 until his arrest in 1962.
Cimarron, New Mexico

St. James Hotel

A saloon and inn that served the Wild West's most iconic figures—and is still haunted by some of them today.
Dawson City, Yukon

Dawson City Museum

A lasting testament to the Klondike Gold Rush.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary, Queen of Scots Plaque

This tablet indicates where the tragic monarch returned to begin her tumultuous downfall.
Corbin, Kentucky

Harland Sanders Cafe and Museum

The first KFC is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

The world's only bushplane museum captures the spirit of the early planes and pilots and their contributions to northern life in Canada.
White Pigeon, Michigan

Mottville Camelback Bridge

The longest structure of its kind ever built in Michigan.
White Pigeon, Michigan

Wahbememe Burial Site and Monument

A memorial to the Potawatomi chief who allegedly ran nearly 150 miles to alert settlers of an impending attack.
Colon, Michigan

Lakeside Cemetery

A cemetery where many of those buried had a flair for the dramatics.
Wheatfield, Indiana

Dunn’s Bridge

This bridge was constructed from the remains of the first Ferris wheel.
East Chicago, Indiana

Marktown Historic District

This old steel industry company town has a tradition of parking cars on the sidewalk so people can walk in the narrow streets.
Skagway, Alaska

The Golden North Hotel

A classic gold rush hotel can be expected to pick up some ghosts along the way, and the Golden North is no exception.
Auburn, Indiana

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum

A singular collection of hand-built art deco cars are held in a building with style to match.
Elkhart, Indiana

RV/MH Hall of Fame

The evolution of recreational vehicles and motorhomes is on display in the “RV capital of the world."
Plymouth, Massachusetts

Plimoth Plantation

Since 1947, this living history museum has been providing an immersive look at life in Plymouth Colony.
New York, New York

West Terrace at the Cloisters

This hidden oasis features a stunning view of the Hudson River and the Palisades from a castle-like museum.
Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Place

An abandoned 1970s theme park that has been turned into a space for waterfront walking.
Inverness, Scotland

Clava Cairns

This site contains overlapping ancient graveyards that existed about 1,000 years apart.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello's Vegetable Garden and Fruitery

Thomas Jefferson's estate is home to hundreds of varieties of historic fruits and vegetables.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Conquistadora, Our Lady of Conquering Love

A small side chapel in Santa Fe's basilica is home to the oldest statute of the Virgin Mary in North America.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Agawa Canyon Wilderness Park

Accessible only by train, the beauty of Agawa Canyon Wilderness Park is worth the journey.
Saugatuck, Michigan

Seurat at Saugatuck

In this quiet park a rendition of a classic painting graces the outside of a charming restroom.