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Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Isle of Shoals Humpbacks

One of 100 “Whaling Wall" murals painted in 13 different countries by a renowned marine life artist.
Milford, New Hampshire

The Swing Bridge

This historic mini-suspension bridge was swept away once but is now here to stay.
Milford, New Hampshire

Caroline Cutter Headstone

A New Hampshire grave with a grudge.
New Boston, New Hampshire

Frog Rock

A popular 19th-century natural landmark is now hidden within a sprawling forest.
Mont Vernon, New Hampshire

William G. Bruce's Grave

A man killed in a hunting accident is eternally guarded by a granite hound tombstone.
Franconia, New Hampshire

New England Ski Museum

Packed with gear and memorabilia, this museum chronicles the history of skiing and how its rise shaped New England.
Franconia, New Hampshire

Old Man of the Mountain Profiler Plaza

A serene plaza that commemorates one of the Granite State's most iconic figures.
Manchester, New Hampshire

Ralph Baer Memorial

This riverfront statue honors the inventor of the first video games ever sold.
Amherst, New Hampshire

Ponemah Bog Wildlife Sanctuary

A 12,000-year-old bog boasting rare plants and fauna.
Rye, New Hampshire

Pulpit Rock Tower

The only one of New Hampshire's original 14 World War II watchtowers to survive in near-original condition.
Goffstown, New Hampshire

Goffstown Giant Pumpkin Regatta

Row, row, row your pumpkin quickly down the stream.
Rye, New Hampshire

Sunken Forests of Rye

Stumps of an Ice Age forest, visible only at low tide.
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.
Hebron, New Hampshire

Sculptured Rocks

This narrow canyon has been carved by the river over thousands of years into spectacular and curious forms.
Bellows Falls, Vermont

Bellows Falls Petroglyphs

These mysterious petroglyphs in Vermont reflect a troubled history in the treatment of Native American culture.
Mount Baldy, California

Bridge to Nowhere

Abandoned bridge hidden deep in the San Gabriel Mountains.
New York, New York

Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters

Mysterious 500-year-old tapestries depict a unicorn hunt.
Burlington, Vermont

Burlington Earth Clock

Stand at the center of this lakefront sundial, and you'll become part of the timepiece.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Ponyhenge

No one really knows how these old hobby horses got here, but the herd keeps growing.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!