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Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Armory

A community gathering place that once housed half-ton tanks and the World's Fair.
Tacoma, Washington

Dune Peninsula

A massive environmental project transformed this former smelter into a beautiful park.
Owls Head, Maine

Owls Head Transportation Museum

Every plane, auto, and bicycle in this collection is kept in working order and are regularly demonstrated to the public.
Lincoln, Massachusetts

Paul Revere Capture Site

This location holds the truth to what truly happened that faithful night.
Concord, Massachusetts

Author's Ridge

This small section of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is rotten with famous authors' graves.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Lizzie Bourne Memorial

Near the summit of Mount Washington, a stone monument remembers a life lost to one of the mountain's infamous storms.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sault Canal Locks

Beautiful scenery, history, science, and physics come together in this remnant of shipping lore.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Telephone Pioneer Museum of New Mexico

An ode to the history of telephones inside a telephone building.
Bar Harbor, Maine

Jordan Pond Popovers

These light, hollow rolls have been linked to Acadia National Park since the 1890s.
Hull, Massachusetts

Nantasket Fascination Parlor

The only remaining place where you can play this century-old game for cash.
Brattleboro, Vermont

Delectable Mountain Cloth

A treasure trove of rare and fine fabrics from around the world.
Boston, Massachusetts

Lobster Mickey

This "life-size" depiction of Mickey Mouse as a half-lobster is both whimsical and a bit creepy, standing guard over the Boston waterfront.
Milton, Massachusetts

George H.W. Bush Birthplace

Though a proud Texan, the 41st President of the United States started life in the suburbs of Boston.
Salem, Massachusetts

Stephen Phillips House

Built in 1821 using rooms from another estate, the Phillips House is the only historic home on scenic Chestnut Street open to the public.
Boston, Massachusetts

Tiananmen Memorial

A memorial to Chinese freedom in the city where American freedom was born.
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Captain George Pollard House

The island home of an unlucky whaling captain whose story inspired a great American novel.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Thomas Magliozzi Plaque

This plaque is dedicated to one-half of the Magliozzi brothers and their hit radio show, 'Car Talk.'
Santa Monica, California

International Chess Park

This well-traveled chess park offers scenic views of the pacific and a colorful, eclectic clientele.
Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park Solar Ferris Wheel

A second generation sun-powered marvel lights up the night.
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

A Looff creation in Santa Monica best described as “a California-Byzantine-Moorish-style fantasy.”
Alton, New Hampshire

Alton Bay Seaplane Base

A stretch of New Hampshire lake water is the only ice runway in the lower 48 states that is FAA-approved.
Hull, Massachusetts

Paragon Carousel

The last remaining attraction from Paragon Park.
Providence, Rhode Island

Big Blue Bug

Ironically this massive termite is the mascot for a company that is acclaimed for killing his kind.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Brattle Theatre

One of the last remaining movie theatres in the country that features a rear-projection system.