Magnificent Castles In America

Hearst Castle

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Check out our roundup of our favorite Castles of America. No need to fly to Europe to see these regal abodes--residents in NY, CA, PA and MA have castles in their own backyards!

  • Boldt Castle
  • Hearst Castle
  • Hammond Castle
  • Fonthill Castle

According to the dictionary, a castle is officially a large fortified structure built in medieval times that protects those inside against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat. Most of the world's castles are strewn across Europe, but some lucky residents of the United States can visit a real castle in their own backyard! In fact, lots of American castles were built by business tycoons as symbols of wealth, power and love. Check out these 4 marvelous castles -- each with a fascinating story!  

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