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Rochester, New York

Rochester Lilac Festival

One of the largest festivals of flowers in North America takes place, appropriately, in the Flower City.
Rochester, New York

ARTISANworks

The floor-to-ceiling collection in an old factory is a unique alternative to stuffy galleries.
Rochester, New York

Mount Hope Cemetery

An antique cemetery in New York, this land is home to any number of famed corpses.
Rochester, New York

The National Toy Hall of Fame

A collection of the best toys ever made, The National Toy Hall of Fame is filled with kids, fun, and for some reason, a bird preserve.
Rochester, New York

The George Eastman Museum

The home, museum, and death site of Kodak's influential founder.
Rochester, New York

National Center for the History of Electronic Games

Comprehensive gaming collection of over 20,000 electronic games and consoles.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Hammondsport, New York

Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum

Curtiss is a forgotten figure in the early history of flight.
Scarborough, Maine

Lenny the Chocolate Moose

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

Florence Y'all Water Tower

After a water tower painting was accused of being an ad, a simple fix was made that gave the city a motto.
Rochester, New York

House of Guitars

The largest guitar store in the world has been visited by some of music's all-time greats passing through upstate New York.
Ithaca, New York

Cayuga Nature Center

A six-story treehouse offers spectacular views of New York's Finger Lakes region.
Rochester, New York

Garbage Plates at Nick Tahou Hots

Rochester's signature culinary delicacy.
Rochester, New York

Central Library's Secret Room

A room hidden behind a swinging shelf in the children's section.
North Tonawanda, New York

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

A preserved factory in the "Home of the Carrousel" is now a museum dedicated to the classic wooden ride.
Pittsford, New York

Mushroom House of Rochester

Eclectic architecture in the woods of New York.
Atlanta, Georgia

Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

The Battle of Atlanta in 360 degrees, featuring Clark Gable as a corpse.
Wellesley Island, New York

Boldt Castle

A castle built for love, and abandoned due to heartbreak.
Petersburg, Kentucky

The Creation Museum

A 70,000-square-foot institution dedicated to a very literal, creationist perspective on the Book of Genesis.
Burlington, Vermont

Tallest Filing Cabinet on Earth

This 38-drawer structure claims the superlative title, but it isn't the world's only giant filing cabinet.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Buffalo, New York

Edward M. Cotter

This vessel is believed to be the oldest operating fireboat in the world.
Buffalo, New York

Abandoned Wonder Bread Factory

A forsaken wonder in the middle of the East Side neighborhood.
Los Angeles, California

Toto Canine Movie Star Memorial Marker

Because there's no place like home.