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Chicago, Illinois

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

This historic house museum that celebrates one of the world's most influential social reformers is also one of the most haunted locations in Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
Chicago, Illinois

Haymarket Square

Home to a protest movement, a bombing, and a dramatic change in labor history.
Chicago, Illinois

The Empty Bottle

A beloved Chicago music venue offering cold beer and lots of “Friendly."
Chicago, Illinois

Quimby's Bookstore

The beloved home to all publications indie, erotic, and punky.
Chicago, Illinois

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Nonprofit art center that promotes outsider, intuitive, and self-taught art.
Chicago, Illinois

Dusty Groove

Internationally known record store and purveyor of "dusties."
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
Sumpter, Wisconsin

Dr. Evermor's Forevertron

"World's largest scrap metal sculpture" stands in an outdoor sculpture garden in the middle of Wisconsin.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Neillsville, Wisconsin

Silver Dome Ballroom

Built in 1933, this unique ballroom is nicknamed the "floating dance floor."
Red Wing, Minnesota

World's Largest Boot

Inside this museum resides a boot fit for a giant.
Sparta, Wisconsin

Wegner Grotto

Homemade outdoor church and sculpture garden decorated with glass shards.
Rochester, Minnesota

Corn Water Tower

This water tower has been a staple of the Rochester skyline since 1931.
Fountain City, Wisconsin

The Rock in the House

This punny mirror of another Wisconsin attraction is exactly what it sounds like.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Decorah, Iowa

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Most comprehensive museum in America devoted to one ethnic group.
Harmony, Minnesota

Niagara Cave

This large midwestern cavern features impressive rock formations and an underground waterfall.
Kellogg, Minnesota

Lark Toys

This secret gem of a toy store houses a rideable carousel populated with fantasy animals.
Shafer, Minnesota

Franconia Sculpture Park

An amazing collection of sculptures and art.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Museum of Quackery and Medical Frauds

A museum within a museum, devoted to history's most questionable medical devices.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Art Shanties at Lake Harriet

Direct, creative challenge to Mother Nature's winter wrath.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park)

Home to the Amorphophallus titanum "Corpse Flower," which is among the largest flowers in the world and also smells powerfully of rotting flesh when in bloom.