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Ogema, Wisconsin

Timms Hill

The highest point in Wisconsin is capped by two towers that are not as mythic as Tolkien's but provide much better views.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Mount Rogers

The highest point in Virginia can only be reached by passing through ponies and flowers.
Stowe, Vermont

Mount Mansfield

The highest peak in the state of Vermont has some interesting features.
Salisbury, Pennsylvania

Mount Davis

Pennsylvania's highest point is spotted with boulders which were pushed to the surface by nothing but cold.
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.
Wantage, New Jersey

High Point Monument

The highest point in New Jersey is marked by a massive, if simply named, obelisk.
Skanee, Michigan

Mount Arvon

The honor of highest point in Michigan was almost given to the wrong peak before this mountain won out by 11 inches.
Scales Mound, Illinois

Charles Mound

This family driveway also serves as the highest point in Illinois.
Salisbury, Connecticut

South Slope of Mount Frissell

The highest point in Connecticut was incorrectly memorialized before surveyors discovered the actual spot.
Paris, Arkansas

Magazine Mountain

A large stone map of Arkansas awaits visitors to its highest point.
Millinocket, Maine

Mount Katahdin

The highest point in Maine is a grand gift to the state citizens that also happens to be one end of the Appalachian Trail.
Lake George, New York

Lake George Mystery Spot

A mysterious echo seems to defy the laws of acoustics.
New Paltz, New York

Mohonk Testimonial Gateway

This stone gatehouse was once the entrance to a historic mountain resort, and it had a cameo in a cheesy cult horror movie.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
Adams, Massachusetts

Mount Greylock

Inspiring Herman Melville and Henry David Thoreau, Mount Greylock in western Massachusetts is the highest point in the state at 3,491 feet above sea level.
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.
Gardners, Pennsylvania

Appalachian Trail Museum

A museum dedicated to the history & joys of the trail & your best chance to see hikers throwing up ice cream.
Big Pool, Maryland

Fort Frederick

A star fort along the C&O Canal in western Maryland that protected America in three wars.
Thurmont, Maryland

Catoctin Furnace

A pre-Industrial Age iron furnace that made arms for George Washington’s army.
Boonsboro, Maryland

Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Bizarre Cavern.
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Birthplace of the Steamboat

A monument marks the location of the first successful steamboat demonstration.
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

John Brown's Fort

The last holdout of a pre-Civil War rebel who took the matter of slavery into his own hands.
Erwin, Tennessee

Lost Cove Settlement

Railroad came. People came. Railroad left. Town died.
Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Sliding Rock

Who needs fancy modern water slides when this giant North Carolina rock works just as well?