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Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Luray, Virginia

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

An organ located deep within a cave, whose "pipes" are the geological features of the cave itself.
Hart's Location, New Hampshire

Frankenstein Cliff

Rock face that shares a name with Mary Shelley's famous doctor.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
Salem, Massachusetts

House of the Seven Gables

The 340-year-old house that inspired the classic Nathaniel Hawthorne novel.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

The only structure left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Howes Cave, New York

Howe Caverns

Why have you never heard of the second most popular tourist site in New York?
Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
Montauk, New York

Camp Hero

A mysterious air force base built to resemble a Long Island fishing village.
Fishers Island, New York

North Dumpling Island

Want to build a wind turbine? Secede from the nation.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
Greenport, New York

Mitchell Park

A large camera obscura, constructed entirely from digitally fabricated components.
New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

Berlin Wall Section

A celebration of capitalism in Midtown.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
New York, New York

Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.
New York, New York

President Ulysses S. Grant's Tomb

Visit the monolithic tomb of America's most famous general.
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes.
Queens, New York

Pulaski Bridge

A drawbridge named for a potentially intersex Polish national who fought alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, and an example of "Pulaski Red".
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO-shaped pavilion.