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Sodus, New York

Abandoned Girl Scout Camp at Beechwood State Park

A deteriorating 1990s Girl Scout camp in a beautiful lush park on Lake Ontario.
Camillus, New York

Split Rock Quarry

The quarry was abandoned over 100 years ago, after a massive ammunition explosion ended in tragedy.
Oneida, New York

Cross Island Chapel

Possibly the smallest church in the world floats in the middle of a pond.
Jamesville, New York

Skytop Quarry

Abandoned rock quarry now a haven for mountain bikers and hikers.
Rome, New York

Fort Stanwix National Monument

An interesting look into 18th-century American history.
Rome, New York

Erie Canal Village

A historic recreation of the golden age of the Erie Canal now sits dilapidated and abandoned.
Rome, New York

Alley Oop Soldier

A 10-foot-tall concrete Alley Oop statue left over from World War II now stands on the side of the road.
Haines Falls, New York

Kaaterskill Falls and the Bayard of Dogs

A stunning, two-tiered waterfall made famous by poets, artists and the legend of a ghost dog.
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

No one really knows how these old hobby horses got here, but the herd keeps growing.
Concord, Massachusetts

Author's Ridge

This small section of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is rotten with famous authors' graves.
Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House

Louisa May Alcott based “Little Women” on her experiences growing up in this house with her sisters.
Concord, Massachusetts

Walden Pond

"the sweltering inhabitants of Charleston and New Orleans, of Madras and Bombay and Calcutta, drink at my well . . . The pure Walden water is mingled with the sacred water of the Ganges."
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge was converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over fifty whirling pools left by the glacial age.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
Burlington, Vermont

Lake Champlain Monster Monument

Cryptid lake monster honored with its own monument.
Albany, New York

The Mummy Ankhefenmut

A CT scan revealed the identity of this 3,000-year-old mummy that everyone erroneously thought was female.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Rochester, New York

The Strong Museum: International Center for the History of Electronic Games

Comprehensive gaming collection of over 30,000 electronic games and consoles.
Rosendale, New York

Widow Jane Mine

This old cement mine has been used as everything from a mushroom farm to a recording studio.
Parksville, New York

Parksville

This Central New York ghost town was once a prosperous railroad community.
Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
Saranac Lake, New York

Saranac Lake 'Cure Cottages'

Dozens of houses in the Adirondack Mountains are reminders of a literal "cottage industry" to cure people of a deadly disease.