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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Hoover-Mason Trestle

The internal railway of one of the biggest steel plants in America has been transformed into a linear park with unique industrial views.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe Monument

An Olympic hero stripped of his medals is buried in a town he never visited, which took his name after his death.
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Old Jail Museum

This jail which was in service for over a century is now open for curious visitors.
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck.
Holyoke, Massachusetts

Eyrie House Ruins

The walkable ruins of an 19th century hotel, destroyed in a horse cremation gone wrong.
Rome, New York

Alley Oop Soldier

A 10-foot-tall concrete Alley Oop statue left over from World War II now stands on the side of the road.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
Seneca Falls, New York

Bridge Street Bridge

A suicide attempt on this bridge helped inspire the classic film "It's a Wonderful Life."
Kingston, New York

The Dollhouse

An abandoned dollhouse factory.
Kingston, New York

Four Corners

The only intersection in America where the buildings on all four corners were built pre-Revolutionary War.
Richfield Springs, New York

Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History

This roadside dinosaur park offered up lumpy neon thunder lizards in the name of kitsch and education.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
Albany, New York

World’s Largest Nipper Statue

This giant monument of the RCA mascot is a beloved fixture in Albany, New York.
Binghamton, New York

Binghamton Clothing Factory Fire Monument

A memorial to the 1913 tragedy that helped protect the workers of the future.
Catskill, New York

Catskill Game Farm

The abandoned ruins of America's first private zoo are open for exploration in the Catskills.
Woodstock, New York

Woodstock Artists Cemetery

Now the final resting place of prominent artists and musicians, it was originally founded to separate the rich from the poor in death.
Woodstock, New York

Woodstock School of Art Sculpture Garden

A peaceful international sculpture garden in upstate New York.
Woodstock, New York

Overlook Mountain House Ruins

A once grand hotel is being retaken by the wilderness it once capitalized on.
Hyde Park, New York

The Hyde Park Vanderbilt Mansion

"A hideous albatross in the Hudson River Valley."
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

A massive sustainable farm designed by the mastermind behind Central Park.