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Ithaca, New York

Cayuga Nature Center

A six-story treehouse offers spectacular views of New York's Finger Lakes region.
Amsterdam, New York

The Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum

This sprawling taxidermy collection celebrates the art and history of sport hunting.
Carmel Hamlet, New York

New York's Chuang Yen Monastery

The largest Buddha statue in the Western Hemisphere is just 50 miles north of NYC.
Potsdam, New York

Potty Gardens

Three gardens with toilets and urinals filled with bright flowers started as a protest against zoning rules.
Ithaca, New York

The Sagan Planet Walk

Pluto is still considered a planet in Ithaca, New York.
Interlaken, Switzerland

Jungfrau Park

A Swiss amusement park entirely dedicated to the theory of ancient astronauts.
Gruyères, Switzerland

H.R. Giger Museum

The bizarre visions of H.R. Giger, tucked away in a Swiss medieval city.
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
Caledon, Ontario

Cheltenham Badlands

These strikingly barren, rolling red hills were caused by bad farming practices.
Toronto, Ontario

Casa Loma

A 98-room castle in the middle of Toronto that bankrupted a 19th century electricity multimillionaire.
Toronto, Ontario

SkullStore Oddity Shop

A collection of human remains, animal body parts, and other macabre curiosities all legally for sale.
Toronto, Ontario

Allan Gardens Conservatory

The Victorian-era greenhouse is stuffed with tropical plants, and open 365 days a year.
Toronto, Ontario

Bata Shoe Museum

A collection of more than 12,000 shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox.
Toronto, Ontario

Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy

A unique collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and everything in-between.
Lincoln, Ontario

Grande Hermine

The third version of this tall sailing ship sits, rusted and burnt, in Lake Ontario.
Hamilton, Ontario

City of Waterfalls

With well over 130 falls and cascades to brag about, Hamilton, Ontario has earned its stripes as the waterfall capital of the world.
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Cadet Chapel

Air Force Academy Chapel made of 100 identical tetrahedrons works to inspire those of all religions.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Woodstock, New York

Woodstock School of Art Sculpture Garden

A peaceful international sculpture garden in upstate New York.
Groton, Connecticut

Mystic Pizza

This small town pizzeria won the Hollywood lottery.
Stonington, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport

Holding multiple historical boats and an entire 19th century village, this New England attraction is the largest maritime museum in the world.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land, U.S.A.

An abandoned, religious-themed amusement park.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.