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Mount Tremper, New York

Kaatskill Kaleidoscope

The world's largest kaleidoscope, designed by a 1960s psychedelic artist.
Gilboa, New York

Gilboa Fossils

This Catskills museum preserves stumps from the earliest known fossil forest on Earth.
Prattsville, New York

Pratt Rock - New York's Mount Rushmore

Believe It or Not, Ripley once called this chiseled mountainside “New York’s Mount Rushmore”.
Hudson, New York

Olana

The Hudson River School comes alive at this palatial estate.
Roxbury, New York

John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge

The Catskills retreat of naturalist writer John Burroughs.
New Paltz, New York

Huguenot Street

The oldest continuously inhabited street in America.
Boiceville, New York

Steve Heller's Fabulous Furniture (and Sculpture Garden)

Homemade rockets, dinosaurs, and robots make this New York small business much more than a furniture store.
Carmel Hamlet, New York

New York's Chuang Yen Monastery

The largest Buddha statue in the Western Hemisphere is just 50 miles north of NYC.
Danbury, Connecticut

Hat Maker Statue

This statue commemorates the importance of hat manufacturing to Danbury, once known as the "Hat City of the World."
Danbury, Connecticut

Sybil Ludington Statue

A statue commemorating a 16-year old girl's nighttime ride to raise a militia against attacking British troops.
Danbury, Connecticut

Demon Murder Trial Sites

Connecticut sites linked to the only trial to ever use demonic possession as a criminal defense.
Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Teahouse

This tea house was a hand-built gift from Boulder's sister city in Tajikstan.
Dublin, Ireland

Statue of Oscar Wilde

The comedy and tragedy of Oscar Wilde is preserved in a Dublin park, captured in a sculpture of colorful stone.
Dublin, Ireland

Kilmainham Gaol

One of Ireland's most infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Coronado, California

Hotel del Coronado

L. Frank Baum wrote part of the "Wizard of Oz" series in this wooden Victorian beach resort.
Keeseville, New York

Ausable Chasm

This sandstone gorge in New York State's Adirondack Mountains is home to waterfalls, flumes, and more.
Bath, England

Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Eighteenth-century home, where Herschel discovered the planet Uranus.
Bath, England

Beazer Garden Maze

Created by one of England's most prolific labyrinth designers, inspired by Bath city history.
Bath, England

Sham Castle

Don't be fooled by this fake medieval facade even if it is almost 300 years old.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Bath, England

Botanical Gardens of Bath

With lush plants and flowers, huge trees, ponds, and hidden monuments, this place feels a bit like discovering Narnia.
Leicester, Massachusetts

Spider Gates Cemetery

The pleasant woodland cemetery that has inspired more than its fair share of wild legends.
Worcester, Massachusetts

Deed Rock

This boulder with a 200-word legal dedication to God has remained hidden in the woods for over 150 years.