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Charlemont, Massachusetts

'Hail to the Sunrise'

A monument to the Mohawk people stands along an old Native American trade route.
Rutland, Massachusetts

Rutland Prison Camp

The ruins of a Massachusetts prison farm can still be found crumbling the woods of a state park.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Bridge of Flowers

An old trolley bridge was converted into a breathtaking garden bursting with colorful flowers.
Florida, Massachusetts

The Elk on the Trail

A war memorial that appears to ascend from its forested setting.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over 50 whirling pools left behind from the glacial age.
St. Louis, Missouri

Compton Hill Water Tower

One of few surviving standpipe water towers in the U.S.
Detroit, Michigan

MBAD African Bead Museum

The collection of ceremonial and cultural objects spans many countries and hundreds of years.
Hartford, Connecticut

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was neighbors with Mark Twain while living in this Connecticut home.
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
New Haven, Connecticut

The Institute Library

One of America's oldest private membership libraries was long one of New Haven's best kept secrets.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Green Animals Topiary Garden

Unicorns, elephants, and bears, oh my!
Brookline, New Hampshire

Andres Institute of Art and Sculpture Garden

Around 100 sculptures from artists all over the world decorate the hiking trails surrounding this locale.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of St. Anthony's Feast

Each August, one of the largest religious (and food) celebrations in the country is held in Boston.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cosmic Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

One man's psychedelic fence is painted with his cacophonous folk art musings on the world.
Clinton, Massachusetts

Clinton Tunnel

This railroad tunnel was once the longest in Massachusetts.
Argolis, Greece

Mycenae

This legendary city has been a tourist attraction for centuries.
Pompeii, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Pompeii, Italy

The Brothels of Pompeii

Erotic art covers the walls of the largest ancient pleasure palace.
Pompeii, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
San Francisco, California

Dangling Legs at the Piedmont Boutique

The giant pair of sexy legs sticking out the window of this costume store have become its main draw.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Golden Gate Park's historic collection of plants.
San Francisco, California

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.