50 Fun Facts about the 50 US States

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It’s easy to see the United States as the cradle of mainstream pop culture and the leading superpower in the economy, politics, technology, and the military. But is it all there is to the United States? Of course not. With its vast land area, diverse landscape and climate, colorful history, arts and … Read more

Strange abandoned dome houses – Florida, USA

Strange abandoned dome houses – Florida, USA

Built in 1980 at Cape Romano, these dome constructions was a DIY project of retired oil producer Bob Lee. His family spent much of the 80’s nside the self-sustaining and solar-powered homes but started visiting less after 1992 when hurricane Andrew caused damage in the area but not the dome houses themselves. … Read more

Danvers State Hospital – Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

Danvers State Hospital – Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

Danvers State Hospital – Danvers, Massachusetts, USA Danvers State Insane Asylum, dubbed ‘the castle on the hill’, was established in 1878 to provide residential treatment and care to the mentally ill. Standing proudly atop Hathorne Hill, its appearance, both beautiful and imposing in equal measure, was the vision of Dr. Thomas Kirkbride, … Read more

Medfield State Hospital – Medfield, Massachusetts, USA

Medfield State Hospital – Medfield, Massachusetts, USA

Established in 1892 as Medfield Insane Asylum, it was the state’s first facility for dealing with chronic mental patients. Built on the ‘cottage plan’, the complex consisted of 58 buildings spread across 900 acres of land and, at its peak, housed as many as 2,200 patients. It was closed in April 2003. … Read more

Kennecott Mine – abandoned Alaska, USA

Kennecott Mine – abandoned Alaska, USA

Kennecott, AK All that glitters may not be gold, but it can still make you a fortune. Copper lured brave miners to this remote Alaskan spot in the early 1900s after two prospectors stumbled upon what turned out to be $200 million worth of the metal while resting their horses. With the … Read more

Silverdome – Abandoned Michigan, USA

Silverdome – Abandoned Michigan, USA

The Silverdome, located in Pontiac, Michigan, with a seating capacity of 82,000 used to be the largest stadium in the NFL. It opened in 1975 and it was the home of Detroit Lions for the next 26 years as well as the home of Detroit Pistons on NBA from 1978 to 1988. … Read more

USA’s Largest Abandoned Subway is in Cincinnati

USA's Largest Abandoned Subway is in Cincinnati

They say nothing is what it seems – and when it comes to Cincinnati, Ohio, things couldn’t be more accurate. Beneath this American city lies a nearly 100 years old subway tunnel with a length of over 3.5 km – and most inhabitants are unaware of its existence. But how is it … Read more

Abandoned factory – Buick City, Flint, MI, USA

Abandoned factory – Buick City, Flint, MI, USA

Once the literal engine that powered mid-Michigan, its absence is definitely a leading factor in the crime in the area. I would know, I used to go to school in the area and I would drive my old Monte Carlo out on those roads in winter. They started demolishing the place in … Read more

Slab City – USA, a strange remote place

Slab City – USA, a strange remote place

Want to get really get away from it all? While there are no signs leading to Slab City, you head east from Los Angeles to the desert, then south past the Salton Sea. There you will find an abandoned Marine base which travelers and locals have dubbed “The Last Free Place In … Read more

Ghost Town – Rush Arkansas, USA

Ghost Town – Rush Arkansas, USA

The Rush Historic District is a zinc mining region of the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. Now located within Buffalo National River, the district includes ruins dating from 1880 to 1940. The area was an important part of what became known as the North Arkansas Lead and Zinc District, and played a role … Read more

What Are the Oldest Pizzerias?

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Pizza is one of the best-loved dishes in the world. It is easy to eat, it is versatile, and (unless you’re Italian, perhaps), you can top it with anything that your heart desires. There’s even a dessert pizza! Like many other famous dishes that have put a stamp on the culinary world, … Read more

All Best Kayak Tours near Me for All Time in USA

All Best Kayak Tours near Me for All Time in USA

If you are interested in ‘kayaking near me’, it is the best blog for you, where we have come to inform you about the most attractive kayaking destinations. So, keep reading some good advice before starting your trip to make your journey enjoyable and safe. If you are a kayak lover, what … Read more