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Margate City, New Jersey

Lucy the Elephant

Lucy, the world's largest "elephant."
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Silverball Museum Arcade

A reservoir of vintage pinball machines and arcade games for the nostalgic and thrill seeking.
Cape May, New Jersey

Sometimes Train Tracks of Sunset Beach

Several times a year, during low tide, two pairs of historic train tracks are revealed on this New Jersey beach.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Hamilton Station Statues

These 20-foot sculptures will help guide you from the local train station to the local sculpture garden.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds for Sculpture

A unique sculpture park that specializes in the huge and bizarre.
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

Batsto Village

This historic New Jersey iron-working village is a ghost town but it looks like it was just built yesterday.
New York, New York

Statue of Liberty's Original Torch

Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed inside the Pedestal lobby.
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

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

The Old McGraw-Hill Building

Captain America, Sub-Mariner, and the Human Torch were all born in this art deco Manhattan masterpiece.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

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

C. O. Bigelow Apothecary

The oldest operating apothecary in the US has treated everyone from Thomas Edison to Mark Twain.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

An artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past.
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Greenacre Park

Read a book next to a Midtown waterfall.
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

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

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Tour the dark and beloved poet's former cobwebbed basement, which may have inspired "The Black Cat."
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
Tabernacle, New Jersey

Emilio Carranza Memorial

Rising out of a clearing in New Jersey's Pine Barrens is an Aztec-inspired monument to the "Lindbergh of Mexico."
Chatsworth, New Jersey

Apple Pie Hill Fire Tower

How this Pine Barrens hill got its name is uncertain, but on a good day the view from the fire tower is crystal clear.
Lakehurst, New Jersey

Hindenburg Crash Site

The site of one of history's most indelible and horrific tragedies.
San Simeon, California

Hearst Castle

The unbelievably opulent home built for an infamous newspaperman.