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Ellsworth, Maine

Finn's Irish Pub

This architectural onion has an original 1932 Jerry O'Mahony dining car at its core.
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

The second-oldest garden cemetery in the U.S. was also a college brainstorm spot of Stephen King.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Bangor, Maine

Hannibal Hamlin Death Couch

Abraham Lincoln's vice president took his last breath here on July 4, 1891.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Opera House

This Art Deco theater is the last remaining opera house in the “little Broadway of the North.”
Brewer, Maine

Chamberlain Freedom Park

Maine’s only official memorial to the Underground Railroad.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bar Harbor, Maine

Dorr Museum of Natural History

A charming museum of natural history featuring dioramas and exhibits made entirely by college students.
Kealakekua, Hawaii

Captain Cook Monument

A controversial memorial at the place where Captain Cook met his violent end.
Captain Cook, Hawaii

Kona Coffee Living History Farm

Try your hand at old-fashioned coffee growing at this museum devoted to one of the world's most coveted beans.
Captain Cook, Hawaii

The Painted Church

A priest with no formal artistic training used basic house paint to create gorgeous religious scenes inside this historic church.
Captain Cook, Hawaii

Place of Refuge

Ancient holy grounds that granted amnesty to all those who stepped inside.
Pepeekeo, Hawaii

'Akaka Falls

These picturesque Hawaiian falls are home to a rare species of fish that uses a special sucker to climb up cliffs.
Hilo, Hawaii

Waiānuenue (Rainbow Falls)

This legendary urban waterfall creates a dazzling display of rainbows.
Pahala, Hawaii

Punalu`u Black Sand Beach

This black shoreline is made up of exploded lava particles.
Naalehu, Hawaii

Papakōlea Beach

Semi-precious green sand on Hawaii's big island.
Naalehu, Hawaii

Ka Lae

The southernmost point in the United States is a beautiful place to look at but a deadly place to wade in.
Miami, Florida

Miami Circle

A perfect circle of twenty-four mysterious holes dates back to prehistoric time.
North Miami Beach, Florida

The Cloisters of the Ancient Spanish Monastery

St Bernard de Clairvaux Episcopal Church, better known as one of the oldest buildings in the Western Hemisphere.
Hallandale Beach, Florida

Pegasus and Dragon

The behemoth beasts engaged in an epic battle is the second-tallest statue in the contiguous United States.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Pine State Creamery Butter Churn

A giant cement churn carries the legacy of American resilience, unity, and greed.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Bain Waterworks Plant

Art Deco urban decay at this historical building.
Newport News, Virginia

The Mariner's Museum and Park

The maritime museum that boasts the largest nautical library in the western hemisphere.
Fort Worth, Texas

The Palace Light Bulb

The world's second-longest burning light bulb.