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Belpasso, Italy

Mount Etna

The world's most active stratovolcano is almost always erupting.
Marshfield, Wisconsin

Jurustic Park

"Iron Age" creatures fill this huckster's rusted metal sculpture garden.
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Edward Bellamy House

The home of a famed utopian science fiction author has been preserved long after his predicted future in the year 2000.
Urubamba, Peru

Moray

Huge stone depressions which may have acted as an Incan agricultural experiment.
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Lima, Peru

Convento de San Francisco Ossuary

The mortal remains of an estimated 70,000 people lie in the basement of a monastery in Lima, Peru.
Apollo Beach, Florida

Big Bend Power Plant Manatee Viewing Area

Manatees congregate around a power plant's discharge canal where the water is especially warm.
Sarasota, Florida

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

A Circus legend leaves an unexpected endowment.
Fort Myers, Florida

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

One-time winter retreats of prolific inventor Thomas Edison and his friend Henry Ford.
Homestead, Florida

Ed Leedskalnin's Coral Castle

A mysterious castle built as a monument to lost love.
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the King of the Soul Singers ever missed.
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

World's Largest Piece of Copyrighted Artwork.
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Tax Riot

One of the indelible moments of the American Revolution took place at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

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

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

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

Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims

Final resting place of the two women killed on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire.
Gloucester, Massachusetts

Hammond Castle Museum

An eccentric inventor's castle home with its own indoor weather system.
Rye, New Hampshire

Smuttynose Island

Scene of the grisly murder of two Norwegian women in 1873.