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Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Abandoned Dioramas of the Old Grand Rapids Public Museum

The museum moved on, but the diorama remain.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Fish Ladder Park

An angular maze of concrete in Grand Rapids acts both as public art and as a staircase for fish traveling upstream.
Rockford, Michigan

The Corner Bar and Hot Dog Hall of Fame

With over 5,000 champions, the Hall of Fame continues to draw amateur eaters.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

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

National Baby Food Festival

Week-long festival in the baby food capital of the world.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that lie at the heart of a Chippewa legend.
Baldwin, Michigan

World’s Largest Brown Trout Sculpture

This enormous fish commemorates the unplanned release of brown trout into a Michigan river.
Landers, California

Giant Rock

A regular looking rock with an unbelievable history.
Yermo, California

Calico Ghost Town

A desert ghost town—occupied for only 12 years—was once home to more than 500 silver mines.
Victorville, California

George Air Force Base

Abandoned Air Force base that has fallen into disrepair.
Near Lake Arrowhead, California

SkyPark at Santa's Village

Costumed elves and mountain bikers co-exist peacefully at this Christmas-themed adventure park.
San Antonio, Texas

Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texas history.
Dublin, Texas

Dublin Bottling Works

This soda factory is one of the last in America to use real cane sugar despite the protestations of Dr Pepper.
Dallas, Texas

The Texas Woofus

A mythical chimera first sculpted in 1936 as a mix of the main animals of Texas livestock.
Dallas, Texas

Texas Centennial Art Deco Buildings

A "Texanic" (gigantic Texas) collection of Art Deco architecture at Dallas' historic Fair Park.
Dallas, Texas

The Traveling Man

A trio of colossal statues spread across a Dallas neighborhood chart the emergence of a giant robot born of a locomotive and spilled gin.
Fort Worth, Texas

Billy Bob’s Texas

The "world’s largest honky-tonk" also has its own indoor rodeo arena.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
Irving, Texas

'Mustangs of Las Colinas'

This strategically-placed fountain creates the magnificent illusion of mustangs galloping across a river.
Laconia, New Hampshire

American Classic Arcade Museum

The largest arcade museum in the world chronicles the golden age of video games which ended promptly in 1987.