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Bethel, New York

Woodstock Site

The dairy farm in upstate New York where nearly half a million people gathered for three days of peace and music in 1969.
Madrid, Spain

The Tower of the Bones

Part of the medieval watchtower is displayed in an otherwise ordinary parking garage.
San felice del Benaco, Italy

Isola del Garda

A small island in Lake Garda that was used as a burial site, pirate hideout, and a monastery.
Madrid, Spain

Templo de Debod

An ancient Egyptian temple in the middle of Madrid, Spain.
Madrid, Spain

The Royal Quartet

A rare set of strings by famed instrument maker Antonio Stradivarius is on display in the Royal Palace.
Somerville, Massachusetts

Museum of Bad Art

Museum dedicated to awful artwork.
Madrid, Spain

Muslim Walls of Madrid

Among the oldest structures in Madrid, these Moorish walls once guarded the medieval city of Mayrit.
Ligatne, Latvia

Ligatne Secret Soviet Bunker

A top secret Cold War bunker hidden beneath a Latvian spa facility is now open for tours.
Sillamäe, Estonia

Sillamäe

This Soviet-era "closed town" was a top secret uranium producer often left off of maps.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Civil Defense Control Center

An abandoned underground bunker not far from downtown New Orleans.
Madrid, Spain

Feria del Campo (Campo Fair)

These abandoned country fairgrounds are filled with replicas of Spanish monuments.
Nunavut

Ellesmere Island Mummified Forest

Rare mummified forest could offers a glimpse into how our environment has been changed by humans.
Denmark / Canada

Hans Island

A long-disputed island that Denmark and Canada claim by periodically alternating flags and bottles of liquor.
Laconia, New Hampshire

American Classic Arcade Museum

The largest arcade museum in the world chronicles the golden age of video games which ended promptly in 1987.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Thompson Falls

This 150 foot seven-tiered cascading waterfall is one of the hidden gems of the White Mountains.
Salem, New Hampshire

Mystery Hill: America's Stonehenge

America's oldest archaeological site or a muddled case of wishful thinking.
Lincoln, New Hampshire

The Basin

Even Henry David Thoreau found this glacial pothole irresistible.
Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Madame Sherri's Castle

Ruins of the elaborate house where the enigmatic costume designer threw glamorous parties for New York's theatrical elite.
Greenland

Camp Century (Project Iceworm)

A Cold War atomic camp buried under the ice is now emerging because of global warming.
Larne, Northern Ireland

The Gobbins

A Victorian marvel of engineering is now a 21st-century tourist attraction.
Rotherham, England

Boston Castle

This small crenelated building was built by a British aristocrat who supported the American Revolution and may have named it in memory of a pivotal battle.
Amarillo, Texas

Ozymandias on the Plains

A pair of giant legs paying homage to a poem, a king, and it would seem, socks.
Amarillo, Texas

The Second Amendment Cowboy

This constitutionally sound Muffler Man harkens back to the days these attractions were a must-see.