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Orange, Connecticut

PEZ Visitor Center

The world's largest public collection of PEZ memorabilia.
Meriden, Connecticut

Talcott Basalt Lava Pillows

Hidden behind a Target are pillows of cooled lava that formed at the bottom of a deep lake in the Mesozoic Era.
Essex, Connecticut

Essex Steam Train

This classic steam-powered train takes tourists on a nostalgic trip around the Connecticut River Valley.
Kennebunk, Maine

The Wedding Cake House

The most photographed house in Maine looks good enough to eat.
Portland, Maine

International Cryptozoology Museum

The world's only international cryptozoology museum is host to an unrivaled collection of cryptid specimens.
Scarborough, Maine

Lenny the Chocolate Moose

This 1,700-pound edible sculpture is way better than your average chocolate mousse.
Bucksport, Maine

Northeast Historic Film

A restored historic movie theater is the perfect place for a regional film archive.
Bucksport, Maine

Grave of Sarah Ware

An unsolved murder victim's grave which may or may not contain her body.
Hancock, Maine

Pet Sematary Filming Sites

The house and graveyard used in the horror movie "Pet Sematary."
Hancock, Maine

Old Pond Railway Trail

Walk the same tracks that once ferried Gilded Age aristocrats to their vacation destinations.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Great Spring

A tiny plaque marks the location of the water source that facilitated the birth of modern-day Boston.
Goshen, Massachusetts

Three Sisters Sanctuary

A whimsical garden filled with fantastical environmental folk art.
Glover, Vermont

Bread and Puppet Museum and Theater

Cheap art and political theater in Vermont.
Glover, Vermont

The Museum of Everyday Life

This "common-as-dirt" museum celebrates the glory of normalcy.
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Dog Chapel

Small chapel celebrating the spiritual bond between dogs and humans.
Thetford, Vermont

Vermontasaurus

This folk art dinosaur was almost pushed to extinction due to lack of a building permit.
Littleton, New Hampshire

Chutters Candy Store

According to the experts at the Guinness World's Record office, this is the longest candy counter in the world.
Littleton, New Hampshire

Pollyanna Statue

A town wears its heart on the sleeve of a smiling girl, arms flung wide open in a cheerful greeting for all who encounter her.
St. Johnsbury, Vermont

Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

A New England curiosity cabinet, one hundred years on.
Hampton, New Hampshire

Hampton's Tuck Museum and New Hampshire's only convicted witch

The sad, exploited, life of Eunice Cole and a set of ashes on a shelf.
Hampton, New Hampshire

Moulton Mansion

The mansion and cenotaph of the New Hampshire Faust.
Boston, Massachusetts

New England Holocaust Memorial

Millions of numbers carved in glass represent the tattoos forced upon victims.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tremont Temple

The site where Charles Dickens gave his first public reading of "A Christmas Carol" in the US.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.