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Boston, Massachusetts

Empire Garden Restaurant

Dim sum, served in a grand old theater.
Gardner, Massachusetts

Bicentennial Chair

In a town that's had a whole lot of giant chairs this one still stands tall, just not the tallest.
London, England

Tower Bridge Chimney

An architectural oddity hides in plain sight on this iconic London bridge.
London, England

The Executioner's Ax

Tucked away in the Tower of London is the weapon once used to execute high-profile prisoners.
London, England

Two Princes Staircase

Richard III supposedly disposed of his nephews' bodies here in an effort to seal his claim to the throne.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

See massive fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Elizabeth, New Jersey

Arthur Kill Vertical Bridge

Featuring the the longest lift span of any vertical-lift bridge in the world.
Winthrop, Massachusetts

Deer Island Treatment Plant

Second largest wastewater treatment plant in the country.
Weston, Massachusetts

Golden Ball Tavern

This historic Massachusetts tavern played a critical role in the start of the American Revolution.
Juneau, Alaska

Aquilean Whale Tail Sculptures

A whale of a public art display towers atop Juneau's cruise ship dock.
Juneau, Alaska

Patsy Ann Statue

Known as the “Official Greeter of Juneau,” this dog still welcomes ships and their passengers to Alaska.
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
Teec Nos Pos, Utah

Four Corners Monument

The marker offers a rare chance to be in four U.S. states at once, though there's some controversy over its geographic accuracy.
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of 10 Cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
Shamrock, Texas

U-Drop Inn

Once in disrepair, this popular Texas stop along iconic Route 66 has been restored to its past glory.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Cartagena, Colombia

The Circo Teatro of Old Cartagena

A mouldering Colombian bull ring stands as a reminder of the country's complicated relationship with a brutal sport.
Welshpool, New Brunswick

Campobello Island

A quarter mile off the coastal tip of Maine you'll find the "Beloved Island" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Anchorage, Alaska

The Seward Highway

Considered by many to be one of the most dangerous highways in Alaska.
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The world’s first museum dedicated to exploring human rights unleashed a wave of controversy.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park

Fort Garry was a pivotal post for the Hudson’s Bay Company and a major factor in the economy and political culture of the area.