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Hampton, New Hampshire

Moulton Mansion

The mansion and cenotaph of the New Hampshire Faust.
Grafton, New Hampshire

Ruggles Mine

Generations of rockhounds got their start at this beloved, historic mine.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Strawbery Banke

New Hampshire's first neighborhood is now preserved as a historic village with live action role players.
Bartlett, New Hampshire

Willey House Site

This cabin survived a landslide that killed its owners.
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.
Alton, New Hampshire

Alton Bay Seaplane Base

A stretch of New Hampshire lake water is the only ice runway in the lower 48 states that is FAA-approved.
Carroll, New Hampshire

Mount Washington Hotel

A beautiful Gilded Age hotel in the White Mountains with surprising diplomatic history.
Norfolk, Virginia

'Navigator'

A sculpture made from recycled materials and hand-blown glass dedicated to transportation and transformation.
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Archaearium

This museum explores the grim reality of life in the earliest British colonies in America.
Juneau, Alaska

Tracy Arm Fjord

A 30-mile-long glacially-carved canyon leads to a massive pair of glaciers.
Skagway, Alaska

Skagway Centennial Statue

A monument commemorating the role of Alaska's native Tlingit guides in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Skagway, Alaska

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The facade of this relic from the Klondike gold rush is decorated with over 8,800 pieces of driftwood.
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
Ketchikan, Alaska

Totem Bight State Historical Park

This historic collection of Native Alaskan artifacts was resurrected through a partnership between the WPA and tribal artisans.
Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier

A rare chance to get up close and personal with a 13-mile ribbon of ice near downtown Juneau.
Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
Vatican City

Vatican City Walls

Historic fortifications form the boundary of Vatican City, but it’s not entirely surrounded by walls.
Monaco, Monaco

Juan Manuel Fangio Statue

This statue of the great Argentinian car driver is located near a famous curve of the Monaco Grand Prix.
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Amatller

This home designed for chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller is an exquisite treasure-box of Catalan Modernism.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudí's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Charleston, South Carolina

Rainbow Row

Thirteen pastel palaces in downtown Charleston add a gorgeous splash of color to the city.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

The Old Country Store and Museum

This store also houses a museum dedicated to the history of these small, historic community shops.