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Woodstock, New York

Overlook Mountain House Ruins

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

West Point Foundry Preserve

This abandoned ironworks was once the most important military supplier in America.
New York, New York

High Bridge

The oldest surviving bridge in New York City, which reopened to pedestrians in 2015.
New York, New York

Seaman-Drake Arch

Surrounded by low rise buildings and partially converted into an auto body shop, this marble archway is the only vestige of a forgotten Manhattan estate.
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug of war over this former island neighborhood for over a century.
Mount Washington, Massachusetts

Bash Bish Falls

One of the most scenic falls in Massachusetts has a history of death and grim legend.
Brooklyn, New York

Staten Island's Lost Subway Tunnel

An abandoned subway tunnel that could have reinvigorated Staten Island still lies somewhere beneath this Brooklyn park.
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

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

Ruins of the Cornish Estate

A ruined mansion hidden in the woods of the Hudson Valley, home of a tragically doomed romance.
Paris, France

Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment

High atop the Eiffel Tower is a small apartment built exclusively to entertain the science elite and make the rest of Paris jealous.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kyteler's Inn

The oldest inn in Kilkenny was established by the first convicted witch in Ireland.
Kerry, Ireland

Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue

An Irish town has built a statue to a silent film actor simply thanks to the holidays he once spent there.
County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones.
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Queens, New York

RMS Titanic Memorial

Townhouse facade doubles as an RMS Titanic Memorial.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Bryce, Utah

Bryce Canyon

Giant, natural amphitheaters made of delicate geological formations called "hoodoos."