The Strangest Places Worth Visiting in North America

From bizarre art exhibits, abandoned amusement parks, haunted ruins, and terrifyingly strange shops and museums, North America is filled with strange and odd tourist spots.

You don’t have to leave this continent to discover some pretty amazing, unforgettable, and downright weird things…

Glass Beach

Glass Beach is the well-known southern beach of MacKerricher State Park in Fort Bragg, California. The beach got its name when residents in Fort Bragg threw their household garbage over the cliffs and where it smoothed from the sand and ocean and thus became the Glass Beach. Visitors can find old household items along the beach, too, giving it a post-apocalyptic vibe.


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The More You Know

  • Lightning can heat the air it passes through to 50,000 degrees.
  • A typical cloud weighs around 1.1 million pounds.
  • War pigs were used in ancient warfare to counter against war elephants, which feared the pigs (and their squeals) and would bolt. War pigs were sometimes lit on fire to enhance this effect.
  • Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd dusted off their Ghostbusters costumes to visit a terminally ill child who was a fan of the film and wanted to meet them.
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