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Quepos, Costa Rica

El Avion Restaurant and Bar

Sister plane of the C-123 shot down during the Iran-Contra Affair has found a new purpose in retirement.
Stratford, Connecticut

Connecticut Air & Space Center

A humble air museum located in an original World War II aircraft factory.
New Haven, Connecticut

East Rock Park

Panoramic views of the city of New Haven and the Long Island Sound, with a side of history.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
New York, New York

The Narrowest Building in New York

This slender three-story building has also had several famous residents.
New York, New York

Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
New York, New York

Gay Liberation

The first piece of public art dedicated to LGBT rights.
Roxbury, Connecticut

Mine Hill Preserve

The remnants of a 19th-century ironmaking complex hidden in the woods of Connecticut.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

Mysterious stone tower featured in many alternative histories of the New World.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

The Towers of Narragansett

The only surviving fragment of the lost Narragansett Pier Casino.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Lake George, New York

The Last Howard Johnson's

All that remains of the once-booming chain is a single orange-roofed restaurant.
San Antonio, Texas

Educación

A colorful public mural in San Antonio's West Side encourages students to stay in school.
San Antonio, Texas

Largest Virgin Mary Mosaic in the World

The 40-foot-tall votive candle is the largest of its kind.
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Us

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.
Los Cerrillos, New Mexico

Los Cerrillos

This sparsely populated town offers a look back in time.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Musical Highway

If drivers cross the rumble strip on this stretch of Route 66 at just the right speed it plays "America the Beautiful."
Madrid, New Mexico

Mine Shaft Tavern

Home to New Mexico's longest bar, this watering hole also has a mining museum and a haunted history.
New York, New York

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Unrepaired walls from a 1920 anarchist bomb attack.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
New York, New York

The Double Check Businessman

This anonymous businessman sculpted in bronze became an enduring memorial after 9/11, often mistaken by rescue workers for a survivor amidst the rubble.