What Is The Best Kept Secret In Your Hometown?

Because everyone already knows about the Statue of Liberty. It’s time to dig a little deeper.

1. Every city and town has a couple places you just have to visit.

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Like the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

2. But because they’re so well-known, those places often just turn into crowded tourist traps.

Sorry, Times Square.

3. But every town and city comes with its lesser-known gems as well.

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The Mapparium inside the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston.

4. And sites that are hidden in plain sight, but no tourist would ever think to check out.

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Kenkeleba House in NYC, home to a collection of African-American art.

5. From restaurants to parks to museums, there are tons of places to explore.

6. So, what’s the best hidden gem your hometown has to offer?

7. Add yours below!

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