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Places visited in Mill Valley, California
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The American Geographical Society Library

Literally a million fascinating cartographic artifacts are held in this sprawling university collection.
Sparta, Wisconsin

FAST Fiberglass Mold Graveyard

The molds of fiberglass statues make for eerie statues themselves.
Calistoga, California

Castello di Amorosa

California's own medieval Italian castle, authentic down to the 300-year-old iron maiden in the dungeon.
Berkeley, California

Urban Ore

An vast warehouse of everyday treasures in Berkeley, CA.
Agoura Hills, California

M*A*S*H Filming Location

The show's fictional Korean medical camp was created in the Santa Monica hills.
Calistoga, California

California's Old Faithful

California's own majestic geyser is powered by a subterranean volcano.
Glen Ellen, California

The Wolf House - Jack London State Park

The haunting ruins of Jack London's dream house.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Yosemite National Park, California

The Ahwahnee Hotel

The interior of The Shining's Overlook Hotel was based on this Yosemite original.
Mill Valley, California

Headlands Center for the Arts

Internationally-recognized arts center housed in a century-old former military barracks.
Mill Valley, California

Nature Friends Tourist Club

Discover for yourself what Herb Caen referred to as "the best kept secret in the Bay Area."
Norwalk, Connecticut

Stepford Wives Locations

Mansion and shopping center used in the 1975 film "The Stepford Wives."
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.
Lyme, Connecticut

Gillette Castle

Quirky castle designed by the American actor best known for portraying Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pleasure Beach

The once abandoned ruins of a Victorian beachside amusement park are now back in working order.
Cataño, Puerto Rico

Casa Bacardi

The bat-covered home of one of the world's most popular brands of rum is located on a tropical Art Deco campus.
Glastonbury, England

Glastonbury

Fascinating town where normal life interfaces with the occult.
Oxford, England

Oxford Museum of Natural History

Home to the most complete dodo remains known - one head, and one foot.
Oxford, England

Pitt Rivers Museum

Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Washington, D.C.

The Exorcist Stairs

Site of the climactic scene from The Exorcist.
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel and restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.