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Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Cooperstown, North Dakota

Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site

These former Cold War launch sites have been preserved for tourists to see where the button might have been pushed.
Wall, South Dakota

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
Ipswich, Massachusetts

Crane Mansion on Castle Hill

Palatial mansion estate used in films including "Flowers in the Attic" and "The Witches of Eastwick."
Corinth, Vermont

East Corinth

The quaint little town in Vermont where Tim Burton's "Beetlejuice" was filmed.
Rye, New Hampshire

Smuttynose Island

Scene of the grisly murder of two Norwegian women in 1873.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims

Final resting place of the two women killed on a small island off the coast of New Hampshire.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

U.S.S. Albacore

Once the future of underwater combat, this old sub is now open for visitors to muck around in.
Welshpool, New Brunswick

Campobello Island

A quarter mile off the coastal tip of Maine you'll find the "Beloved Island" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Derby, Vermont

Haskell Free Library and Opera House

This unusual building straddles two countries.
Eastport, Maine

Old Sow Whirlpool

Largest Tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere.
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Québec

Thetford Asbestos Mine

A scenic overlook of a pit mine hundreds of meters deep filled with blue water.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Madison, New Hampshire

Madison Boulder

A Very Big Rock in New Hampshire.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world", it sure seems that way to hikers.
Windsor, Vermont

American Precision Museum

This historic folk museum celebrates the attention to detail that makes America great.
Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle

A beautiful, creepy 19th century castle stands incongruous in the middle-of-nowhere Vermont.
Addison, Vermont

Crown Point Bridge

Lake Champlain Bridge, the recently demolished and rebuilt bridge where they filmed "What Lies Beneath".
United States / Canada

United States–Canada Border Slash

The entire length of the border is marked by a 20-foot-wide slash through the trees.
Keeseville, New York

Ausable Chasm

This sandstone gorge in Upstate New York is known as the "Little Grand Canyon of the East."
Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

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

Lake Champlain Monster Monument

Cryptid lake monster honored with its own monument.
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

A New England curiosity cabinet, one hundred years on.