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New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the city's fascinating voodoo culture.
Hartford, Connecticut

Ancient Burying Ground

The oldest place in Hartford is a cemetery with thousands of bodies stacked beneath the grass.
New London, Connecticut

Ye Antientist Burial Ground

One of the earliest graveyards in the region.
Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Bridgewater Seal Statue

This large granite seal outside a Massachusetts funeral home comes with a surprising dedication.
Sudbury, Massachusetts

Wayside Inn

The oldest continuously-operated inn in the United States, once owned by Henry Ford.
Sudbury, Massachusetts

The Redstone Schoolhouse

This classic red schoolhouse is said to have been where Mary and her little lamb went to school.
Marlborough, Massachusetts

Wayside Country Store

This general store near Boston was once owned by Henry Ford, who had it relocated to a different town using a team of oxen.
Marlboro, Massachusetts

The John Brown Bell

America's "second most important bell" is a contentious spoil of the Civil War.
Wilton, New York

Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark

This picturesque cottage was the site of Ulysses S. Grant’s final and perhaps most important campaign.
Stratford, Connecticut

Boothe Memorial Park

This eclectic homestead is home to a miniature windmill and Connecticut's last tollbooth.
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
Cusco, Peru

Cusco Cathedral

Situated on a sacred Inca site, this 16th-century cathedral took nearly 100 years to build.
Cusco, Peru

The Twelve-Angled Stone

This geometric feat is a testament to the Incas' mesmerizing architectural abilities.
Cusco, Peru

Guinea Pig Last Supper

A painting in the historic Cathedral Basilica depicts Jesus and his disciples dining on a traditional Peruvian menu.
Lima, Peru

Pizarro's Tomb

Now containing the bones of the actual conquistador, instead of someone else.
Urubamba, Peru

Skylodge

Sleep in a glass pod dangling off a cliff.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Huayna Picchu

If you’ve ever seen a picture of Machu Picchu, then you’ve seen a picture of Huayna Picchu—you just didn’t realize it.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish conquistadors.
Lima, Peru

Convento de San Francisco Ossuary

The mortal remains of an estimated 70,000 people lie in the basement of a monastery in Lima, Peru.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Cusco, Peru

Coricancha

A Christian monastery stands on what was once a holy Incan temple.
Cusco, Peru

Plaza de Armas

Built on the remains of one the Incas’ most important gathering spots, this square keeps the spirit of a fallen empire alive.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Larco Museum's Erotic Art

The large collection of pre-Columbian pottery might make you blush.
Newbury, Massachusetts

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is rumored to be a spite house.