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New York, New York

Bryant Park Bathroom

The fanciest public restroom in New York City boasts fresh flowers, art, and a classical music soundtrack.
Lake George, New York

Lake George Mystery Spot

A mysterious echo seems to defy the laws of acoustics.
Brooklyn, New York

Smith-9 Street Station

The highest rapid transit station in the world.
Mecca, California

International Banana Museum

World's largest collection devoted to one fruit.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mercury House

Freddie Mercury's childhood home is now a monument to the iconic Queen rockstar.
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Laetoli Footprints

Human ancestor’s 3.6 million year-old footprints.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

A hand-built folk art installation covered with messages of God's love.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
Schenectady, New York

Nott Memorial

This elaborate High Victorian Gothic structure is one of the world's few 16-sided buildings.
New York, New York

Houston Bowery Art Wall

This wall on a street corner in Lower Manhattan has been a blank canvas for a rotation of renowned artists since the 1980s.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
Bath, Maine

Wyoming Sculpture

One of the largest wooden ships ever built is honored by a steel sculpture evoking her once-superlative scale.
Sponsored by The Maine Office of Tourism
New York, New York

Gulliver's Gate

A quick trip around the globe through an amazing miniature exhibit.
New York, New York

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Celebrate Thanksgiving with pumpkin pie ice cream.
Brooklyn, New York

Red Hook Warehouse

A massive forgotten storehouse from 1913 on the Brooklyn Waterfront has a spectacular view of Brooklyn.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The longest continuous underwater road in North America was built at the insistence of Franklin Roosevelt.
Brooklyn, New York

Site of 1928 gang shooting

Retribution for death of infamous mob boss Franie Yale was a case of mistaken identity.
Brooklyn, New York

Columbia Street Waterfront District Sculpture Garden

This eclectic sculpture garden in Brooklyn, home to a bizarre collection of art, was once a run-down junkyard.
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
New York, New York

Death Avenue Plaque

Manhattan's deadly West Side railroad, which killed hundreds of New Yorkers, is remembered by this simple plaque.
New York, New York

7000 Oaks

Twenty-three trees, each paired with a basalt stone, line a street in Chelsea, continuing an urban project started by German Fluxus artist Joseph Beuys.
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.