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Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A particularly creepy abandoned asylum which sparks interest with the morbid and the ghost hunters.
Manassas, Virginia

Ben Lomond Historic Site

Hear, smell, see, taste, and touch history at this immersive Civil War hospital.
Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke Pinball Museum

This collection of over 50 classic pinball machines awaits visitors to downtown Roanoke.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Center for PostNatural History

Mutant vegetables, transgenic mosquitos, and atomic rodents span the walls of this one-of-a-kind museum.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia

TNT Area

These rows of World War II-era bunkers were the scene of some of the infamous Mothman sightings.
Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia Ghost Town Church

A mine fire has been burning under the deserted town since 1962, but this church is still going strong.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mummers Museum

A museum dedicated to the strange and extravagant costumes and memorabilia of the mummers, a tradition older then Philadelphia itself.
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Sarris Candies Factory

Nothing says indulgence like a 1,500-pound chocolate castle.
Mars, Pennsylvania

Mars Flying Saucer

Could it have picked a better place to land?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Magneto Mural

The Master of Magnetism dominates the walls of a scrap metal yard to keep graffiti artists at bay.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

George A. Romero Bust

An ode to filmmaker George A. Romero, who used the mall to film an iconic horror movie.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Beechview-Seldom Seen Greenway

This secluded walking trail is a hidden gem of a Pittsburgh park.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Monroeville Mall

The Pennsylvania shopping center was once the setting for the 1978 film, "Dawn of the Dead."
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The First Heinz Pickle Charm

The souvenir got the company’s founder out of a pretty pickle at the World’s Fair.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kaufmann's Clock

Meet your friends, marry your true love, or tell your enemies to kiss your butt under this historic Pittsburgh timepiece.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bacchus House

The god of wine stares out at passersby on this busy Pittsburgh thoroughfare.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mellon Institute Columns

Sections of the iconic limestone columns have been left uncleaned as a reminder of the city's polluted past.
Loretto, Pennsylvania

Prince Demetrius Gallitzin Crypt

The mortal remains of a Russian prince, priest and paranormal investigator who came to America in 1792.
Altoona, Pennsylvania

Leap-The-Dips

Behold the rickety wooden glory of the world's oldest operating roller coaster.
Alexandria, Virginia

Civil War Graffiti at Washington's Tomb

The tomb was guarded by soldiers from both sides of the war, and some left their initials carved in the brick.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Weirton, West Virginia

Weirton

In an odd geographic anomaly this city borders two different states on opposite sides of town.
Washington, D.C.

Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe

A museum cafe showcases Native American dishes and indigenous ingredients from across the Western Hemisphere.