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Glacial Grooves
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
41.6136, -82.7054
Mr. Rogers' grave, Unity Cemetery
Latrobe, Pennsylvania

The Grave of Mister Rogers

The universally beloved children's television figure is interred on a high hilltop in one of western Pennsylvania's oldest cemeteries.
40.3091, -79.4194
Dissidents Cemetery
Valparaiso, Chile

The Dissidents Cemetery

This historic Chilean cemetery is the burial place of hundreds of European and American freethinkers and non-Catholics.
-33.0451, -71.6253
Gallitzin Crypt
Loretto, Pennsylvania

Prince Demetrius Gallitzin Crypt

The mortal remains of a Russian prince, priest and paranormal investigator who came to America in 1792.
40.5007, -78.6300
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
48.1378, 11.5759
Vienna, Austria

Habsburg Imperial Crypt

Final resting place for the remains of 143 Hapsburg royalty.
48.2055, 16.3699
Moundville Archaeological Site
Moundville, Alabama

Moundville Archaeological Site

A collection of huge Pre-Colombian structures in Alabama.
33.0027, -87.6280
Some call this the rose. It shelters the Lipchitz sculpture.
New Harmony, Indiana

The Roofless Church

This open air cathedral invites all faiths to worship under the only roof big enough to fit them all: the sky.
38.1314, -87.9350
This early illustration reflects the extreme interest and reaction to the massacre by the colonists
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.
42.3581, -71.0578
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
42.4405, -71.3345
Wheeler Peak
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Wheeler Peak

This highest peak in New Mexico is named after an explorer who had a habit of lending his monicker to peaks.
36.6054, -105.4302
Black Mesa
Kenton, Oklahoma

Black Mesa

The highest point in Oklahoma used to be a lawless outlaw's paradise.
36.9319, -102.9974
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
43.9933, -102.2418
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
43.7146, -98.0254
Three levels of shopping stacked on top of one another, built above the world's largest underground aquarium, and centered around a full-blown indoor amusement park.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more then you think it is...
44.8550, -93.2421
The ruins of Knossos.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
35.2980, 25.1630
Mycenae
Argolis, Greece

Mycenae

This legendary city has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
37.7309, 22.7561
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
41.0084, 28.9779
Mary's House
Sultaniye Köyü, Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary

The alleged house of the Virgin Mary is tucked away in a park and nature preserve on Mt. Koressos in Turkey and is holy to both Catholics and Muslims alike.
37.9123, 27.3327
Fairy Chimneys
Aksaray, Turkey

Cappadocia

Entire cities carved into ancient volcanic rock formations.
38.4174, 34.1382
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio (Church of Our Lady of Patronage), Tenaún
Castro, Chile

Churches of Chiloé

Spanish religion mixed with local architecture has yielded a network of churches unlike any other.
-42.4816, -73.7643
The Elevators of Valparaiso
Valparaiso, Chile

Elevators of Valparaiso

What was once a unique system of urban elevators is turning into a mechanical ruin.
-33.0337, -71.6302
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

The remains of a community that was forced to move for a dam that never materialized still rot in this Pennsylvania park.
41.0772, -75.0264
A church still stands in Portsmouth, NC.
Ocracoke, North Carolina

Portsmouth Village

A forgotten sea village stands silent after hurricanes deemed it obsolete.
35.0483, -76.0798