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  • Stephen King's House

    Stephen King's House

    Bangor, Maine

    The best-selling horror author's home is instantly recognizable by its spider web front gate topped by bats.

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  • Ray Murphy's Chainsaw Show

    Ray Murphy's Chainsaw Show

    Hancock, Maine

    The world's foremost chainsaw sculptor gives tour-de-force live performances in his custom-built sound-proof booth.

  • Desert Of Maine

    Desert Of Maine

    Freeport, Maine

    An accidentally created treeless wasteland, long promoted to tourists as a "desert."

  • International Cryptozoology Museum

    International Cryptozoology Museum

    Portland, Maine

    All of the world's creature superstars, from Bigfoot to Nessie, are enshrined in the world's only museum of real monsters.

  • Eartha: World's Largest Rotating Globe

    Eartha: World's Largest Rotating Globe

    Yarmouth, Maine

    DeLorme, still making maps (and map software). Eartha, still spinning!

  • 31-Foot-Tall Paul Bunyan

    31-Foot-Tall Paul Bunyan

    Bangor, Maine

    A mighty statue stands in the city where the mythical woodsman was born, or at least that's what Bangor wants us to think...

  • VP Hannibal Hamlin's Death Couch

    VP Hannibal Hamlin's Death Couch

    Bangor, Maine

    Abraham Lincoln's first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin, died on this couch in 1891.

  • Wild Blueberry Land: World's Largest Blueberry

    Wild Blueberry Land: World's Largest Blueberry

    Columbia Falls, Maine

    Owners of a blueberry-themed shop and bakery went refreshingly overboard when it came to construction and decoration.

  • The Big F Indian

    The Big F Indian

    Freeport, Maine

    30 feet tall, with a big feathered headdress and scary ritual facial scars. Known locally as "The Big F Indian," where the F could stand for Freeport or other F words.

  • World Traveler Sign

    World Traveler Sign

    Lynchville, Maine

    A classic photo-op sign, guaranteed to wow the folks back home.

  • 45th Parallel Gift Shop

    45th Parallel Gift Shop

    Perry, Maine

    A gift shop just south of the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole. Map-crazed visitors like to pose next to its photogenic globe.

  • Birthplace of the Inventor of the Doughnut Hole

    Birthplace of the Inventor of the Doughnut Hole

    Rockport, Maine

    Hanson Gregory invented the doughnut hole in 1847. A small plaque, erected on his birth site, honors that landmark event.

  • Lenny, the Chocolate Moose

    Lenny, the Chocolate Moose

    Scarborough, Maine

    A life-size moose, sculpted in solid chocolate -- and that's a lot of chocolate -- stands in an ice cream parlor.

  • World's Tallest Indian

    World's Tallest Indian

    Skowhegan, Maine

    The World's Tallest Indian towers over downtown Skowhegan -- or he used to, before the trees around him got so tall.

  • Moxie Bottle House

    Moxie Bottle House

    Union, Maine

    Giant pop bottle may convince you to drink Moxie, a "nerve tonic" and delightful beverage.

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