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West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Hockomock Swamp

Tales of ghosts, cryptids, and true crime rise from the murky waters of the largest freshwater wetland in Massachusetts.
Washington, D.C.

Japanese Stone Lantern

A gift from Japan, 17th-century lantern stands among the cherry trees at D.C.'s Tidal Basin.
Eastham, Massachusetts

Doane Rock

The largest glacial erratic boulder on Cape Cod.
Ipswich, Massachusetts

Crane Mansion on Castle Hill

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

Shunpike

The place where travelers of the Mohawk Trail forded the Deerfield River rather than pay the toll at the turnpike bridge.
Mount Washington, Massachusetts

Bash Bish Falls

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

Fork in the Road-Rhinebeck

A unique work of art that was created without permission.
Boiceville, New York

Steve Heller's Fabulous Furniture (and Sculpture Garden)

Homemade rockets, dinosaurs, and robots make this New York small business much more than a furniture store.
Saugerties, New York

Opus 40

One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
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.
Prospect, Maine

Fort Knox State Historic Site

This 19th century granite fortification is one of the most well preserved forts in New England.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Fairfield, Maine

L.C. Bates Museum

This eclectic natural history collection holds everything from a bit of the trans-atlantic cable to Hemingway's marlin.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Castle in the Clouds

The early 20th-century home features cutting-edge technology of the day, such as ammonia refrigeration and needle showers.
Newbury, Massachusetts

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is rumored to be a spite house.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Concord, Massachusetts

Old North Bridge

The phrase "the shot heard around the world" was coined after a skirmish at this bridge.
Concord, Massachusetts

The Old Manse

The poems Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife Sophia etched into its windows are still visible today.
Little Compton, Rhode Island

Gray's General Store

Founded in 1788, this Rhode Island institution is the oldest operating general store in America.
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.
Madison, New Hampshire

Madison Boulder

A very big rock just plopped down in the New England woods.
Meredith, New Hampshire

U.S. Mailboat Sophie C

One of the two USPS mailboats left in service docks regularly at Weirs Beach, Bear Island, and other Lake Winnipesaukee islands to deliver their mail.
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman

This once-booming Gold Rush town is now home to a herd of feral donkeys.