Castles are the fairy-tale homes of our childhood fantasies, yet in reality, they are steeped in history.

1: Boldt Castle, Alexandria Bay, NY

2: 'Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Hawaii

3: Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina

4: Hammond Castle, Gloucester, Massachusetts

5: Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

6: Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough, NH

7: Thornewood Castle, Lakewood, WA

8: Hearst Castle, San Simeon, CA

9: Scotty's Castle, Death Valley, CA

10: Oheka Castle, Huntington, NY

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