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Holyoke, Massachusetts

Holyoke Heritage State Park

The home of an antique carousel still in operation.
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.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Retreat Tower

Designed as a place for patients to take in the scenery, this tower has a dark history.
Mount Washington, Massachusetts

Bash Bish Falls

One of the most scenic falls in Massachusetts has a history of death and grim legend.
Port Byron, Illinois

Will B. Rolling Mississippi River Statue

A 30-foot man on a penny-farthing bicycle rides along the banks of the Mississippi.
Des Moines, Iowa

Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Millions of dollars worth of sculpture decorate this Iowa city center.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in this hotel's room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Atlanta, Georgia

Coca-Cola Secret Formula Vault

One of corporate America's best-kept secrets is also one of the most publicly displayed.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Monument Marble Stripe

Look closely and you’ll notice that the color changes a third of the way up the tower.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Stiltsville

A community of collapsing homes more than a mile out from the Florida coast.
St. Louis, Missouri

World Chess Hall of Fame

A chessmaster's dream destination.
Casey, Illinois

World Records of Casey, Illinois

The world's largest collection of the world's largest objects is in one small Illinois town.
Goodland, Kansas

Giant Van Gogh Painting

Massive still life just off the highway in Kansas.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Garita del Diablo

Legend tells how a Spanish soldier disappeared from this isolated sentry box without a trace.
Puerto Rico

Cascada La Mina (La Mina Falls)

A magnificent waterfall nestled in the heart of the El Yunque National Forest.
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
Audubon, Iowa

Albert The Bull

The World's Largest Bull.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Cleveland, Ohio

GE Chandelier

A dazzling display of lights and crystals.
Cleveland, Ohio

World's Largest Rubber Stamp

Cleveland's giant "free" stamp is a nod to the Civil War, but was misinterpreted for years.
Weston, Massachusetts

Norumbega Tower

This tower pays homage to a legendary Viking fort established in Massachusetts that never really existed.
Cold Spring, New York

Jed's Godzilla

In Cold Spring, New York, a shrine containing Godzilla and an assortment of plastic dinosaurs stands dedicated to a teenager who died in a car accident in 1996.