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Windham, Connecticut

Thread City Crossing Bridge

Public outcry led to this bridge's unique character which celebrates a giant frog battle and also sewing.
New Hartford, Connecticut

Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area

Who knew the Devil's domain was a hot spot for tubing?
New Canaan, Connecticut

Glass House

Home of Philip Johnson, one of the 20th century's most influential architects.
East Lyme, Connecticut

Book Barn

With some 500,000 books across five buildings, this bookstore is a reader's paradise.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Stasi Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of a terrifying secret police is now held in their former headquarters.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Milan, Italy

L.O.V.E.

This giant middle finger statue sends an unambiguous message to Italy's bankers.
London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

This London pub hides a peculiar secret: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Baltimore, Maryland

The Book Thing

This free, take-a-book shop seems like a trick but isn't.
Concord, Massachusetts

Author's Ridge

This small section of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is rotten with famous authors' graves.
Walcott, Iowa

Iowa 80 Truck Stop

The world’s largest truck stop includes a barber shop, chiropractor, and a huge museum with antique trucks.
Dubuque, Iowa

Fenelon Place Elevator

For just a few bucks, this Iowa funicular will let you feel like an 1800s fat cat.
Kvam, Norway

Steinsdalsfossen Waterfall

Walk behind a 50-meter-high waterfall.
Strand, Norway

Preikestolen

This "preacher's pulpit" once used for pagan ritual, is home to a new, and dangerous ritual.
Bergen, Norway

Edvard Grieg Museum Troldhaugen

The former home of Norway's greatest romantic composer.
Odda, Norway

Trolltunga

Walk 2,300 feet above the ground on the "Troll's Tongue."
Tromsø, Norway

Roald Amundsen Monument

The great polar explorer is remembered in this far northern town, where he embarked on his final expedition.
Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings.
Oslo, Norway

Fram Museum

Housing the famous Norwegian ice-defying 19th century polar exploration ship.
Oslo, Norway

Kon-Tiki Museum

Across the Pacific in a raft, a museum dedicated to Thor Heyerdahl's now legendary expedition.