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Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Bangor, Maine

Thomas Hill Standpipe

This 1.5 million-gallon water tower inspired Stephen King while he was writing "It."
Boothbay, Maine

Guardians of the Seeds Trolls

Five mythical trolls have taken up residence in woods and hidden on paths at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Police Museum

This museum explores the history of policing and is also home to a very popular taxidermied duck.
Portland, Maine

Battery Steele

Explore the dark underground corridors of this graffiti-covered former military fortification.
New Haven, Connecticut

Grave of Midnight Mary

Final resting place of a New Haven urban legend.
Cheshire, Connecticut

Barker Character, Comic and Cartoon Museum

A museum dedicated to antique toys, collectibles, and nostalgia.
Hartford, Connecticut

Coltsville

An abandoned gun-funded 19th century utopia.
North Berwick, Maine

Olde Woolen Mill

Once the beating heart of a small Maine town, this old mill was revitalized in part thanks to a starring role in 'Jumanji.'
New Boston, New Hampshire

Frog Rock

A popular 19th-century natural landmark is now hidden within a sprawling forest.
Kittery, Maine

Fort McClary State Historic Site

Despite its extensive history, this fort saw little to no combat.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania

The Living Dead Museum

This little museum in the town where zombies were born celebrates the living dead.
Jackson, New Hampshire

Mount Washington

The highest point in the state of New Hampshire, and while unlikely "the worst weather in the world," it sure seems that way to hikers.
New Castle, New Hampshire

Wentworth by the Sea

The once-abandoned 140-year-old hotel used in the movie "In Dreams."
Bangor, Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery

The second-oldest garden cemetery in the U.S. was also a college brainstorm spot of Stephen King.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

The Old Country Store and Museum

This store also houses a museum dedicated to the history of these small, historic community shops.
Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Claude Rains Grave

The final resting place of the man who played the Invisible Man.
Ellsworth, Maine

Finn's Irish Pub

This architectural onion has an original 1930's Jerry O'Mahony dining car at its core.
Hancock, Maine

Old Pond Railway Trail

Walk the same tracks that once ferried Gilded Age aristocrats to their vacation destinations.
Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands."
Boston, Massachusetts

Rainbow Swash

The world's largest piece of copyrighted artwork.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy Quarries

From economic backbone of a community to deadly diving hole, these former stone quarries are now a park for rock climbers and graffiti artists.
Quincy, Massachusetts

Granite Railway Incline

The ruins of one of the first railroads in the U.S. lie hidden within a neighborhood cul-de-sac.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids Municipal Island

One of just a few cities in the world to base their center of government on an island. Others: Paris and Osaka.