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Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
Milton, Delaware

Steampunk Tree House

What began as an art installation is now the private drinkhaüs for a brewery's employees.
Dawsonville, Georgia

Georgia Nuclear Aircraft Laboratory

The remains of one of America's first radiation testing grounds still rest ominously in a Georgia forest.
Hamburg, New Jersey

The Gingerbread Castle

Once in a state of dilapidation, this candy-inspired fortress is now being revived.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
New York, New York

The Evolution Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
Brooklyn, New York

Friends Quaker Cemetery

19th century cemetery hidden in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
Brooklyn, New York

House of Yes

A band of aerialists and circus performers putting on incredible shows in East Williamsburg.
New York, New York

Governors Island

Lie in a hammock where George Washington stood.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
Helsinki, Finland

Pohjola Insurance Building

This insurance company building reminds customers that witches, bears, and gnomes are out there, best be insured.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudí's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Tappan, New York

German Masonic Home of Tappan

This derelict building used to house infirm Freemasons, their widows, and orphans.
New Windsor, New York

Storm King Art Center

100 massive sculptures in the Hudson River Valley.
Monroe, New York

Kiryas Joel

Adherence to strict Jewish laws is required to enter this ultra-conservative New York village.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
Montreal, Québec

Schwartz's

A Montreal deli that was so beloved that it was allowed to circumvent their laws of language.
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

This massive store is home to an eccentric collection of vintage, retro, and peculiar goods.
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate

The home of one of America's most wealthy industrialists is now a historic site that remembers a more decadent time in the country's history.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Harmonic Bridge

Resonating tubes make music from highway overpass.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo Central Terminal

Ruins of a once-prized railroad station in New York.