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Mardi Gras World
New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras World

This float factory takes the mask off of Mardi Gras and lets visitors see where the magic happens.
29.9348, -90.0614
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.
29.9430, -90.0704
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
40.6687, -73.9647
Fort Richmond ruins, Fort Wadsworth.
Staten Island, New York

Fort Wadsworth

America's longest-manned military fort is now an just an abandoned hulk.
40.6036, -74.0588
Northlandz valley. (leff/Flickr)
Flemington, New Jersey

Northlandz

The world's largest model railroad is a mind-boggling achievement.
40.5169, -74.8191
what's left of the Fun House, under consturction
Asbury, New Jersey

Asbury Park Casino and Carousel House

Vacant Beaux-Arts buildings that serve as reminders of a beach town’s glory days.
40.2177, -74.0011
Springfield, Illinois

Museum of Funeral Customs

The history of funerals and funerary customs.
39.8381, -89.6539
Lincoln Tomb
Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Tomb

When you visit his grave, be sure to rub the Great Emancipator's nose for good luck.
39.8232, -89.6558
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Staten Island, New York

Fresh Kills Landfill

One-time largest man-made structure in the world will be a park in 30 years.
40.5774, -74.1862
Staten Island, New York

Willowbrook State School

Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation.
40.5834, -74.1496
Hand done woodwork with 19th century tools
Staten Island, New York

Historic Richmond Town

A town trapped in time - 1958 to be exact.
40.5699, -74.1448
The Deserted Village of Feltville
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey

The Deserted Village of Feltville

This tiny New Jersey village has lived many lives but seems determined to remain a ghost town.
40.6818, -74.3874
The crow's nest
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
44.4597, -110.8303
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
44.4609, -110.8281
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
44.5251, -110.8390