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Nashville, Tennessee

Hatch Show Print

At 135 years old and counting, this historic print shop is heaven for poster nerds and music buffs.
New York, New York

One Times Square

This historic address is home to the beloved ball and is an almost totally empty building among the most expensive real estate in the world.
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

This funicular railway rumbles along for a mile up the nearly vertical face of Chattanooga’s Lookout Mountain.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Ithaca, New York

Six Mile Creek

In upstate New York, gorgeous waterfalls and a watermill are slowly being reclaimed by nature.
Lithia Springs, Georgia

The New Manchester Manufacturing Company

The ruins of a cotton mill that was burned in the Civil War are still hidden in a Georgia forest.
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Driftwood Beach

Constant erosion has created a surreal landscape of bleached and preserved fallen trees in Georgia.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania

Lausanne Ruins

A little-known ghost town in Pennsylvania.
Athens, Georgia

The Tree That Owns Itself

A white oak with property rights.
Chicago, Illinois

Bohemian National Cemetery

Cemetery featuring rare glass-fronted columbarium.
Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Crystal Cave

In which a local geological marvel becomes a quaint roadside attraction.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Chicago, Illinois

Stained Glass at Navy Pier

A display of magnificent stained glass windows is the first exhibit of its kind.
New York, New York

Statue of Liberty's Original Torch

Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed inside the Pedestal lobby.
Pikeville, Tennessee

Fall Creek Falls State Park

Labor provided by Great Depression-era programs restored these 25,000 acres in Tennessee.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Ruins

Once adorning a New York skyscraper, these reclaimed ruins now haunt an Indiana park.
Asheville, North Carolina

Helen's Bridge

This bridge is haunted by the ghost of a distraught mother.
Bryson City, North Carolina

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee at 6,643 feet above sea level, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

This replica makes Nashville the "Athens of the South."
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Monongahela Incline

The United States’s oldest funicular railway glides up and down a steep Pittsburgh street.