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New York, New York

Greenacre Park

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.
New York, New York

Berlin Wall Section

A celebration of capitalism in Midtown.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

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

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
Brooklyn, New York

Astral Apartments

Queen Anne style apartment house built in 1886.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
Brooklyn, New York

Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Nature and beauty amidst pollution and industrial wreckage.
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex.
New York, New York

Jefferson Market Library

Named the fifth most beautiful building in America in 1885, this former courthouse boasts the best view in the Village.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

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

Beacon Rock

An extraordinary mixture of natural beauty and man-made phenomena.
McMinnville, Oregon

Evergreen Aviation Museum

Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast.
Pasadena, California

Gold Bug

Contemporary art inspired by natural history and science drawing on ancient techniques in a modern world.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.