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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Steamtown National Historic Site

The train collection of an eccentric New England seafood mogul is now a National Historical Site.
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Woodland Chapel at Woodsgate

An ideal wedding spot that is almost too ideal.
Monterey, California

Monterey's Moon Tree

A tree grown from astronaut seeds which were exposed to cosmic rays.
Live Oak, Florida

Suwanee Springs Bridge (The Bridge to Nowhere)

This abandoned bridge is now a favorite haunt for graffiti artists.
Whigham, Georgia

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve

This protected reserve is home to a rare and beautiful species of flower.
Naples, Florida

Naples Depot Museum

This 1920s railway depot is now home to two unique museums complete with a miniature train ride.
Homestead, Florida

Fruit and Spice Park

Found: Garden of Eden in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Chokoloskee, Florida

Ted Smallwood Store

A time capsule of Floridian history fights to survive on the banks of Chokoloskee Bay.
Venice, Florida

Circus in Venice

For 32 years the famous Ringling Bros circus troupe spent winters in this sunny spot in Florida.
North Port, Florida

Warm Mineral Springs

This ancient sinkhole-turned-healing-pool is a treasure trove of archeological discoveries and may even be the Fountain of Youth.
Hertfordshire, England

Magic Roundabout

A giant roundabout made up of six smaller roundabouts can befuddle the uninitiated.
Leetonia, Ohio

Leetonia Beehive Coke Ovens

Rows of 19th-century brick ovens used to process coal into coke form the center of a wooded park.
Joliet, Illinois

Joliet Iron and Steel Works (Joliet Iron Works Park)

What was once the second largest steel mill in the US is now a sprawling complex of modern ruins.
Bay Village, Ohio

Porter Creek Bridge Ruins

The overgrown remains of an old rail bridge rise above the valley like ancient Greek ruins.
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Chateau Hutter

Built by an accountant with a dream of running a grand resort, this estate has sat vacant for over half a century.
Irbene, Latvia

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center

This impressively complicated radioastronomy research center was once a tool of Soviet spies.
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA)

One of the world's most advanced radio observatories sprawls across the Atacama Desert.
Green Bank, West Virginia

Green Bank Telescope

The world's largest fully steerable radio telescope.
Zwiggelte, Netherlands

Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

A radio telescope for listening to the stars, based in one of the cloudiest countries in the world.
Pingtang County, China

The Eye of Heaven

The largest radio telescope in the world searches for extraterrestrial life from the remote limestone peaks of southern China.
Marianna, Florida

Florida Caverns State Park

The only Florida state park with publicly accessible caves.
Wausau, Florida

Possum Monument

A tribute to the furry local heroes who helped get residents through many tough times.
Vernon, Florida

Moss Hill Methodist Church Handprints

Ancient church constructed with a special wood that preserves prints from the past.
Ponce de Leon, Florida

Vortex Spring

A humid oasis combines recreation with exploration in a unique underwater cavern.