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Groton, Connecticut

Submarine Force Museum

The US Navy's only submarine museum is also home to the world's first nuclear submarine.
Cape May, New Jersey

Bunker At Cape May Point

World War II bunker still standing on the New Jersey beach.
Queens, New York

La Guardia's Art Deco Marine Air Terminal

A remnant from the golden age of aviation still in use today, Pan Am's Clipper service took off from this Art Deco gem.
Queens, New York

Steinway Piano Factory

Piano-making empire filled with 200-year-old steam machines still churning out 1,000 instruments a year.
Inyo County, California

Devils Golf Course Landscape

"Only the devil could play golf here."
Inyo County, California

Artist's Drive

Millions of years of oxidation make a drive down this winding Death Valley road surprisingly colorful.
Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands."
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier National Monument

A small metropolis of Pueblo cave dwellings have been carved right into the hillside of this national monument.
New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Twice a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

PistachioLand: World's Largest Pistachio

This is one really big nut.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Home of the International Space Hall of Fame.
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-foot-diameter hole is touted as "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

See massive fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Nageezi, New Mexico

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

A phenomenal assembly of pueblos in New Mexico is the most complete example of ancient ruins north of the border.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
Hartland, New Brunswick

Hartland Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge is a quaint and incredible wooden tunnel.
Ponce Inlet, Florida

Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

The third tallest lighthouse in America once guided author Stephen Crane to safety.
Highlands, New Jersey

Sandy Hook Nike Launch Site

Rusting away on the edge of New Jersey are the remains of a Cold War missile launch site.
Keeseville, New York

Ausable Chasm

This sandstone gorge in New York State's Adirondack Mountains is home to waterfalls, flumes, and more.
New Bedford, Massachusetts

The Oozing Whale Skeleton of New Bedford

For 20 years, this whale skeleton has been slowly dripping oil on the floor of the museum where it hangs.
New Haven, Connecticut

Ingalls Rink

It looks like a whale, it's part of Yale, and it's best-known by a nickname you can probably work out for yourself.