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Corning, New York

Corning Museum of Glass

Dedicated to the art and science of glass in equal measure, this space is as much laboratory as museum.
Elmira, New York

Mark Twain's Grave

The little-known final resting place of one of America's greatest writers.
Toronto, Ontario

Gooderham Building

Known as "Toronto's Flatiron."
Colborne, Ontario

The Big Apple

This giant roadside fruit is home to an array of apple-based treats.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
Lansdowne, Ontario

1000 Islands Tower

This observation tower is a longstanding, 1960s landmark in the Thousand Islands region of Canada.
Toronto, Ontario

Berczy Park Dog Fountain

This whimsical fountain pays tribute to Toronto's four-legged friends.
Toronto, Ontario

'Little Canada'

A miniature representation of Canadian cities and landmarks in incredible—and sometimes hilarious—detail.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Buffalo, New York

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

This restored house is like a time capsule of the president's unconventional inauguration.
Buffalo, New York

Buffalo City Hall

The seat of Buffalo government is a gorgeous Art Deco palace.
Buffalo, New York

Shark Girl

The absurd creation is a compulsory destination for selfies in Buffalo.
Toronto, Ontario

Graffiti Alley

A fantastic place to see murals, and an important location in the history of Toronto's legal street art scene.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Music Garden

This urban oasis is a marvelous meld of music and landscape architecture.
Toronto, Ontario

Rock of the Matterhorn

This half-ton piece of the Alps sits at the base of the CN Tower.
Ottawa, Ontario

'Maman'

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Gatineau, Québec

Pink Lake

Despite the name, the waters of this Canadian lake are actually blue-green in color.
Syracuse, New York

24-Second Shot Clock Monument

This monument pays tribute to the city’s contribution to basketball history.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maillardet's Automaton

The origin of this mechanical boy was a mystery until he revealed his maker by writing it in perfect cursive.
Quinault, Washington

Quinault Giant Sitka Spruce

Standing 191 feet tall and measuring more than 55 feet in circumference, this is the world's tallest spruce tree.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

1758 Sun Inn

George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin all slept at this humble inn.
Ronks, Pennsylvania

Strasburg Rail Road

This vintage short line in Amish country runs passenger steam train excursions and still hauls freight.
Allinge, Denmark

Hammershus Castle Ruins

Northern Europe’s largest castle ruins sit precariously on an island cliffside.
San Diego, California

Miniature Taco Bell

Admire a Lilliputian replica of the fast food outlet.