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Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

The only structure left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Bar Harbor, Maine

Jordan Pond Popovers

These light, hollow rolls have been linked to Acadia National Park since the 1890s.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Opera House

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

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

This candy-striped tower is the furthest east you can go in the United States.
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

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

Bubble Rock

A precariously balanced rock perches on the edge of a cliff created tens of thousands of years ago by glacial erosion.
Prospect, Maine

Fort Knox State Historic Site

This 19th century granite fortification is one of the most well preserved forts in New England.
Waldoboro, Maine

Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum

Toy museum in a former tavern is the expression of one man's life pursuit of the aesthetic power of cartoon imagery.
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.
Freeport, Maine

Freeport McDonald's

When the town wouldn't allow the fast-food behemoth to build a new restaurant, they put one inside an 1850 home.
Millinocket, Maine

Mount Katahdin

The highest point in Maine is a grand gift to the state citizens that also happens to be one end of the Appalachian Trail.
Freeport, Maine

The Desert of Maine

This tiny patch of arid sand sits in one of the greenest states in the United States.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Museum

Dispersed across 45-acres, 39 structures house a massive collection celebrating American Folk Art.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Retreat Tower

Designed as a place for patients to take in the scenery, this tower has a dark history.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Estey Organ Museum

Play everything you see at a museum dedicated to a town's historic organ industry.
Dummerston, Vermont

Dummerston Vine

Site of the graveyard vine believed to be a curse on a family from the 1800s.
Putney, Vermont

Santa's Land

A classic roadside attraction on Vermont's historic Route 5.
Dummerston, Vermont

Naulakha

The house where Rudyard Kipling wrote the Jungle Book is also the location of the first tennis court in Vermont.
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

A massive sustainable farm designed by the mastermind behind Central Park.
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

This New England covered bridge is home to the tale of a jilted lover known to haunt the area.
Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle

A beautiful, creepy 19th-century castle stands incongruous in rural Vermont.
Graniteville, Vermont

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry

Tour the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, where you can view the plant where gravestones are made and roll a ball down the outdoor granite bowling alley.
Benson, Arizona

Kartchner Caverns

Limestone caves with spectacular showcase chambers.