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Laurel, Maryland

Laurel Dinosaur Park

This dig site outside D.C. is known for its exceptionally high density of baby dinosaur fossils and dinosaur eggs.
Wilmington, Delaware

Enchanted Woods at Winterthur Gardens

An award-winning children’s garden enchants visitors at the intersection of natural beauty and fairy tales.
Sponsored by Visit Delaware
Mainz, Germany

Stadtpark Mainz

Along the banks of the River Rhine lies a park that seems unassuming, but beneath the surface lies a long and fascinating history.
Landenberg, Pennsylvania

Mason-Dixon Line Marker “Mile 1”

The first marker along the famous boundary.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Seattle, Washington

Psychic Chicken of Seattle

Deep into the lower floors of Pike Place, find a date with fowl fate.
Landenberg, Pennsylvania

Delaware-Maryland-Pennsylvania Tri-State Point

The meeting of the northwestern corner of Delaware, the northeastern corner of Maryland, and the southern edge of Pennsylvania.
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

The birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters.
Bremerton, Washington

Sail of the USS Parche

The only surviving piece of a submarine said to be the most decorated vessel in U.S. history.
Poulsbo, Washington

'Little Norway on the Fjord'

The small town of Poulsbo in Washington state is the next best thing to the Kingdom of Norway.
Seattle, Washington

Kubota Garden

This semi-secret garden in south Seattle emulates a traditional Japanese garden using the plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle, Washington

Magnuson Park Fin Art

Old submarine parts have been converted into faux whale fins.
Annapolis, Maryland

Museum of Historic Annapolis

A quick journey through the history of Annapolis.
Anaheim, California

Dominguez Palm Tree

A family agreed to sell their property to Disney on the condition that this tree, planted as a wedding gift, would not be removed.
Coconino County, Arizona

Red Butte Airfield

The Grand Canyon’s original airport, which once welcomed pilots like Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh, lies abandoned.
Neah Bay, Washington

Cape Flattery

At the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States lies a trail leading through an ancient forest to stunning cliff-side vistas and massive oceanside caves.
Mazama, Washington

Mazama Queen Mine

The crumbling remains of a gold mine that was operational in the 1930s.
Seattle, Washington

World Famous Giant Shoe Museum

An old-timey peepshow allows visitors to gawk at some of the world's most freakishly large footwear.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Anaheim, California

Petrified Tree

The oldest attraction in Disneyland is a prehistoric stump that Walt may have bought for his wife.
Anaheim, California

Jingles

The lead horse on a Disneyland merry-go-round that is older than the park itself.
Orlando, Florida

Progress City Model

A glimpse at Walt Disney's vision for a "community of tomorrow," in miniature.
Field, British Columbia

Spiral Tunnels at the Big Hill

In 1909, the steepest and most difficult piece of track on the Canadian Pacific Railway was replaced with a series of spiralling tunnels cut into the mountains.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Tun

Sitting in the basement of a castle, the largest wine barrel in the world is bigger than most apartments.