THE LIST

These are places that I visited while I spent my time wandering:

The Devil’s Tree – Bernards Township, NJ
Jersey Devil – south NJ
The Devil’s Den – Gettysburg, PA
LaLaurie Mansion – New Orleans, LA (since it’s a private residence, the public isn’t granted access into the LaLaurie mansion, but did take a tour where we heard the most appalling things)
Myrtles Plantation – St. Francisville, LA   3.11.12
The Fountain of Youth – St. Augustine, FL 3.10.12
Saint Augustine Lighthouse – St. Augustine, FL 3.10.12
Florida Caverns State Park – Marianna, FL 3.10.12
Captain Tony’s Saloon, Key West, FL 2.18.12
Rouse Road Cemetery – 3.2.12
Big Tree Park Orlando 3.2.12
Big Tree Park Longwood, FL 3.2.12 (the site with the 3,500 year old cypress that was recently burned down)
Kennedy Space Center
3.3.12
Cape Canaveral – 3.3.12
Legoland – 3.4.12
Coral Castle, FL 2.25.12
Tamiami Trail, FL 2.19.12
Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve – Travis County, TX 1.21.12
Natural Bridge Caverns – San Antonio, TX 1.21.12
Inner Space Cavern – Georgetown, TX 1.20.12
Wonder World Park San Marcos, TX 1.21.12
Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, TX
Albuquerque, NM
Bandera Volcano and Ice Cave

NRAO Very Large Array – Socorro, NM
Petroglyph National Monument – Albuquerque, NM
Bandelier National Monument – Los Alamos, NM
Chaco Culture National Historic Park – Nageezi, NM
Roswell, NM

White Sands, NM
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos, NM

Taos Pueblo, NM
Cimmaron Canyon State Park, NM
St. James Hotel in Cimmaron, NM
Cave of the Winds – Colorado Springs, CO

Denver, CO
Stanley Hotel – Estes Park, CO
Rocky Mountain National Park – CO
Las Vegas, NV
Esalen – Big Sur, CA
Winchester Mansion – San Jose, CA

Mount Shasta, CA (Vortex)
Crater Lake National Park – Klamath, OR (Vortex)
Willamette National Forest – Eugene, OR
Sea Lion Caves – Florence, OR
Thor’s Well – Lincoln, OR
Silver Falls State Park, OR
Multnomah Falls – Corbett, OR
Mt. Hood, OR
Guler Ice Caves, Skamania, WA

Mount Saint Helens – Skamania County, WA
Guler Ice Cave, WA
Snoqualmie Falls, WA
Archie McPhee store – Seattle, WA
Forks, WA
Hoh Rain Forest – Jefferson, WA
Olympic National Park, WA
Rialto Beach, WA
San Juan Islands, WA
Lake PendOrellie, ID

Queen Mary – Long Beach, CA
Echo Park Time Travel Mart – Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Jurassic Technology – Culver City, CA

Grand Canyon, AZ
Sedona Vortex, AZ
Meteor Crator – Winslow, AZ
Shenandoah Caverns, Shenandoah, VA
Crystal Grottoes Caverns, Boonsboro MD
Safe House Bar – Milwaukee
Burlington Public Cemetery – Burlington
Aztalan
Cave of the Mounds, Cave of the Mounds Road, Blue Mounds
Biggest Ball of Twine – Darwin
Minnehaha Falls – Minnehaha
Showmen’s Rest Cemetery – Minneapolis
Sioux Falls
The Corn Palace – Mitchell
Wall Drug Store – Wall (Home of the Jackalope!)
Badlands National Park
Needles Highway, Needle’s Eye, West Custer
Crazy Horse Memorial, Crazy Horse, SD
Jewel Cave National Monument, Custer, SD
Black Hills National Forest, Custer
Deadwood
Devils Tower National Monument, Devils Tower, WY
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Garryowen, MT
Pictograph Cave State Park, Coburn Road, Billings, MT
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Grand Teton National Park, Teton, WY
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR
Shanghai Tunnels – Portland, OR
Muir Woods – Mill Valley
Cave With No Name – Boerne, TX
Petrified Forest National Park – Holbrook
The Lost Sea Adventure – Sweetwater

Here are the rest of the places I want to visit, at some point (I do keep updating this list as I get suggestions…):

OHIO

Athens Lunatic Asylum – Athens
Corkscrew Falls in Hocking Hills State Park – Logan
Mansfield Reformatory – Mansfield

MICHIGAN

Lemp Mansion – St. Louis

MASSACHUSETTS

Lizzie Borden’s House – Fall River
Joshua Ward House – Salem

CONNECTICUT

Union Cemetery – Easton

MAINE

Mount Katahdin – Penobscot
Bangor
Old Orchard

NEW YORK

Lily Dale
New York Lowline Exhibit
Abandoned City Hall Station – ride the 6 train and stay on until it loops back around and starts going in the other direction.

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Penitentiary – Moundsville

GEORGIA

The Hampton Lillibridge House – Savannah

KENTUCKY

Waverly Hills Sanatorium – Louisville
Mammoth Caverns

TENNESSEE

Graceland
Bell Witch Cave – Adams

WYOMING/MONTANA

Shell Canyon, WY
Elkhorn Hot Springs, Polaris, MT

IDAHO

Spencer Opal Mines – Spencer
Craters of the Moon National Monument – Arco
Twin Falls
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument- Hagerman

OREGON

Tillamook Rainforest, Tillamook
Nehalem Bay State Park – Nehalem
Crown Point Vista House (Columbia River Gorge)
Bonneville Dam – Multnomah

WASHINGTON

Ape Caves, Skamania
Grand Coulee Dam
Mount Rainier

CALIFORNIA

Mount Whitney – Kings Canyon National Parks
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve
Lake Sonoma – Sonoma
Tulelake camp – Siskiyou County – Japanese WWII internment camp
Scotty’s Castle – Death Valley National Park
Brookdale Lodge, Brookdale
Chambers Mansion – San Fransisco
Redwood State Park
Yosemite National Park
Alcatraz – San Francisco
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Los Feliz Murder Mansion – Los Angeles
Lake Shrine – Los Angeles
Pico House – Los Angeles
3301 Waverly Drive – Los Angeles (the old LaBianca house)
La Brea Tarpits – Los Angeles
Porn Star Walk of Fame – West Hollywood
Zombie Joe’s Underground Theater – North Hollywood
Golden Age Porn Walk of Fame – Los Angeles
LA Coroners Office Gift Shop – Los Angeles
Bronson Caves: Batman’s Bat Cave – Los Angeles
Hobbit House – Culver City
Hare Krishna Museum – Culver City
International Printing Museum – Carson
Catalina Casino – Catalina Island
Wayfarer’s Chapel – Rancho Palos Verdes
Point Vicente Lighthouse – Palos Verdes
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Whaley House – San Diego
M.A.S.H. TV Series location – Malibu
El Bordello Alexandra – Venice
Venice Beach Freak Show – Venice

UTAH

Southern Utah’s canyonlands
Salt Lake
Ted Bundy house -115 Burr’s Lane – Salt Lake City
Bug mountain Juab county – mountain of trilobites
Goosenecks State Park – Blanding

NEVADA

Spencer Hot springs – Austin
Groom Lake “Area 51″ – Edwards Air Force Base (37°14′06″N 115°48′40″W)

ARIZONA

Grand Canyon Caverns
Havasu Falls – Coconino
Cosanti – Paradise Valley (http://www.arcosanti.org/project/main.html)
Painted Desert
Antelope Canyon – Page
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument – Flagstaff
Hotel monte vista – flagstaff
Wupatki National Monument – Flagstaff
Quartzite – La Paz County (for huge stone/gem hauls)
Bryce Canyon National Park – (Latitude: 37° 38′ 24″ / Longitude: 112° 10′ 12”)

PENNSYLVANIA

Congelier Mansion – Pittsburgh
Pine Creek Gorge “The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania”
Carlisle Indian Industrial School – Carlisle
Broney’s Hotel – Lehighton
Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia

FLORIDA

The Rainbow River, Dunnellon

TEXAS

City of Wimberly
Rusk State Hospital – Rusk
Charter Behavioral Health – San Antonio
Cascade Caverns – Boerne

MISSISSIPPI

Natchez Trace Parkway – Tupelo
Payne Chapel Memorial Baptist Church, Quito – Robert Johnson’s grave

NEW MEXICO

Spaceport America – Las Cruces
Capulin Volcano National Monument

COLORADO

Mesa Verde National Park
Red Rocks – Colorado Springs
Manitou Cliff Dwellings – Colorado Springs

INDIANA

(The Old Central State Hospital) LaRue Carter Hospital- Indianapolis
Indiana Medical History Museum – Indianapolis
James Dean’s grave – 8008 S. 150 E., Fairmount, IN
Bluespring Caverns – Bedford
Squire Boone Caverns – Mauckport
John Dillinger Museum – 7770 Corinne Dr. – Hammond

ILLINOIS

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site – Collinsville
Marengo Cave – Marengo
Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery – Midlothian
John Wayne Gacy’s house – 8213 West Summerdale Ave, Chicago
Old Town Tatu – Irving Park – Chicago
Museum of Surgical Science – Chicago

WISCONSIN

Tichigan Lake – Waterford North
White River (River of the Dead) – Burlington
Museum of Historic Torture Devices – Wisconsin Dels
Man Mound Park, Baraboo, WI
House on the Rock – 5754 State Road 23 Spring Green

MINNESOTA/ST. LOUIS

Wabasha Street Caves – St. Louis

SOUTH DAKOTA

Mount Rushmore, Keystone
Sturgis
Bear Butte, Southwest Meade

The list will grow as I travel, I’m sure – and as friends recommend places for me to visit.  All experiences, no matter how extreme or strange, will be written about in as much detail as I can stomach.

Have a suggestion? Please – tell me! 🙂

International places that I really want to visit:

UK

Shell Grotto – Margate, UK
Stonehenge
Tower of London
Avebury
Silbury Hill
Chanctonbury Ring
the White Horse
French Catacombs

Poveglia Island – the Venetian Island of the Dead
Nuorilang Waterfall – Jiuzhaigou, Aba, Sichuan, China
Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia
Mangroves National Park, Boma, Congo Central, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Seau d’Eau waterfall – Haiti
The Sedlec Ossuary – Czech Republic

Cueva de los Cristales – Delicias, Mexico
Ankgor Wat – Angkor, Cambodia
Choeung Ek, Cambodia – the Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge
Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II-Birkenau and Auschwitz III-Monowitz – Oświęcim, Poland
Dachau, Germany
Treblinka – Poland
Rumonge, Nyanza-Lac and Bujumbura – Rwanda
Nanjing – Jiangsu province, China
Lourdes, France (Marian apparition site)
Our Lady of Fátima (Marian apparition site) – Fátima, Portugal
Our Lady of the Pillar (Marian apparition site) – Zaragoza, Spain
Our Lady of Walsingham (Marian apparition site) – Walsingham, England
Our Lady of the Rosary (Marian apparition site) – Prouille, France
Our Lady of Guadalupe (Marian apparition site) – Tepeyac, Mexico
Our Lady of Laus (Marian apparition site) – Saint-Étienne-le-Laus, France
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (Marian Apparition site) – convent in Rue Du Bac, Paris
Our Lady of Pontmain (Marian Apparition site) – Pontmain, France
Srebrenica, Bosnia
Istanbul, Turkey
Dersim – Turkish Kurdistan
Passageway to the Sea – Isle of Crete, Greece
Hue City, Vietnam
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bioko – island off the cost of Cameroon, Africa
site of the Sabra and Shatila Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut, Lebanon
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Sud Kivu – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cryptids of interest

Goatman, MD
Flatwoods Monster – Braxton County, WV
Mothman – Point Pleasant, WV
Jersey Devil – south NJ
Dover Demon – Dover, MA

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2 thoughts on “THE LIST

  1. Saying you want to visit “puget sound, wa” is kind of like saying you want to visit Nevada lol…it’s giant and has many parts to it lol…just make sure to visit Pike Place Market in Seattle and take a ferry from Seattle to somewhere – there are several destinations 15 min to 2+ hours across Puget Sound 🙂

    And Cannon Beach in OR and Haystack Rock are a must visit as well on your drive up the coast 🙂

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