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Worcester, Massachusetts

Lois Lane

A comic book store got the road by its shop officially renamed after Superman's girlfriend.
Narragansett, Rhode Island

Point Judith Lighthouse

This lighthouse was witness to the end of WWII hostilities and now collects creepy cairns.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Tower

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

Old Slater Mill

The place where Samuel "Slater the Traitor" brought the Industrial Revolution to America.
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
Providence, Rhode Island

Turk's Head Building

The stone sculpture of an Ottoman soldier is an homage to a lost Providence landmark.
Providence, Rhode Island

Industrial National Bank Building

Rhode Island's tallest building bears a resemblance to the "Daily Planet" building and has been empty for more than five years.
Providence, Rhode Island

Haven Brothers Diner

From horses to stainless-steel trucks, this iconic Providence burger wagon is one of the oldest mobile diners in the country.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Lake George, New York

Bloody Pond

This lovely little pond is named after the hundreds of soldiers' corpses that were rolled into the waters during the French-Indian War.
Lake George, New York

Magic Forest

This throwback amusement park is home to rides and unique storybook figures from the past.
Lake George, New York

The Last Howard Johnson's

All that remains of the once-booming chain is a single orange-roofed restaurant.
Florence, Italy

Studiolo Francesco I de’ Medici

Secret refuge and museum of the Duke of Florence.
Jamestown, Rhode Island

Moonrise Kingdom Beach

The secluded beach getaway from Wes Anderson's dreamy summer romance.
Auburn, New York

Fort Hill Cemetery

This former Native American site is the final resting place of Harriet Tubman and other famous historical figures.
Bethel, New York

Woodstock Site

The dairy farm in upstate New York where nearly half a million people gathered for three days of peace and music in 1969.
Williamstown, Massachusetts

The Spruces

This abandoned neighborhood is now a park filled with beautiful trees, wildflowers, and hints of its past.
Laconia, New Hampshire

American Classic Arcade Museum

The largest arcade museum in the world chronicles the golden age of video games which ended promptly in 1987.
Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Madame Sherri's Castle

Ruins of the elaborate house where the enigmatic costume designer threw glamorous parties for New York's theatrical elite.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Hillside Cemetery

This sprawling 18th-century cemetery features unique and beautiful gravestones, including one shaped like a tree.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
Merritt Island, Florida

Georgiana Cemetery

Believed to be haunted, this old cemetery is beautifully adorned with Spanish moss hanging from the trees.
Meriden, Connecticut

Castle Craig

A lone tower rises above the cliffs in a city park, offering fantastic views of the Connecticut landscape.
Kingston, New York

The Dollhouse

An abandoned dollhouse factory.