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Cloquet, Minnesota

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

The famed architect designed this Minnesota gas station of the future with a lookout tower.
Minnesota

Iona's Beach

When waves crash onto this section of beach, the rocks sing a song.
Grand Marais, Minnesota

Eagle Mountain

Minnesota's highest point is a scenic vista marked by a plaque and armies of mosquitoes.
Schroeder, Minnesota

Father Baraga's Cross

A giant granite cross remembers missionary Father Frederic Baraga, and his safe passage across an angry Lake Superior.
Virginia, Minnesota

Floating Loon of Virginia

The world's largest floating loon bobs in the lake to kick off an annual festival.
Duluth, Minnesota

S.S. William A. Irvin

This rare vessel mixed luxury with labor before being converted to a museum and sometimes haunted maze.
Duluth, Minnesota

Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum

The watery grave of an impractical idea.
Minnesota

Grassy Point Railroad Bridge

A haunting army of decomposing, moss-covered stuffed animals and dolls guard this swinging truss.
La Pointe, Wisconsin

Apostle Island Sea Caves

These Great Lakes sea caves accessible by boat in the summer turn into temples of ice reachable by foot in the winter.
Houghton, Michigan

Dee Stadium

The birthplace of professional hockey on the shores of Portage Lake.
Skanee, Michigan

Mount Arvon

The honor of highest point in Michigan was almost given to the wrong peak before this mountain won out by 11 inches.
Marquette, Michigan

The Superior Dome

As its grandiose name implies, this wooden dome is unsurpassed in size.
Marquette, Michigan

Lakenenland

Large one-man sculpture park in Michigan.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

A popular place to pick up prehistoric coral fossils from the time when Michigan was an ocean.
Clare, Michigan

Michigan Transportation Employees Memorial

The statues honor the state transportation employees who've died while performing their work-related duties.
Lansing, Michigan

World's Largest Lug Nut

Perched atop a brick smokestack, this enormous lug nut symbolizes the local minor league baseball team.
Lansing, Michigan

Lansing's Rotary Steam Clock

This mechanical wonder towers above a river in Michigan's capital city.
Lansing, Michigan

The Queen City

A horse-drawn 1858 steam pumper fire engine encased in glass on the front lawn of a Michigan insurance company.
Millwood, Virginia

Burwell-Morgan Mill

Little has changed in the way that this mill operates since the 18th-century.
Swift Run, Virginia

Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Markers

On the side of a Virginia highway, a collection of monuments commemorates an 18th-century trek through the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Williamsburg, Virginia

Chowning’s Tavern

Enjoy dishes that founding fathers once ate at this Colonial Williamsburg pub.
Santa Barbara, California

Cold Spring Canyon Arch Bridge

California's largest steel arch bridge.
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Woodend Sanctuary & Mansion

The headquarters of the Audubon Naturalist Society is a small slice of heaven for nature lovers.