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West Bend, Iowa

Father Paul Dobberstein's Grotto of the Redemption

A four story, football field-sized, nine-grotto creation made of shells, minerals, and rare stones.
Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin

Bathtub Spring

A roadside spring pooling in an old bathtub where anyone can stop and sip.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Old Man of the Dalles

A stone face watches over the river.
Anoka, Minnesota

Anoka State Hospital

For over a century, it was a crucial center of mental health treatment and also the source of many local legends.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Victory Memorial Drive

A little-known memorial to servicemen and nurses killed in the line of duty during the First World War.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Center for Lost Objects

An unusual assortment of art, furniture, and other curiosities.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Casket Arts Building

A Building for Your (Former) Funerary Needs.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Our Lady of Lourdes French Meat Pie

This French Canadian classic is a specialty of the oldest continually used church in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pillsbury A-Mill

This old residential building was once the largest flour mill in the world.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pavek Museum

Explore the History & Technology of Electronic Communication
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Orfield Labs Quiet Chamber

This lab's maddening silence is good for business but bad for sanity.
Venezuela

Relampago del Catatumbo

This everlasting lightning storm may be the world's largest generator of ozone.
Bolívar, Venezuela

Old DC 3 Plane at Canaima Air Camp

The Canaima airstrip in Venezuela keeps an antique DC 3 plane in its camp.
Bolivia

Great Train Graveyard

On the outskirts of a desert trading village high on the Andean plain, steel giants have been destroyed by salt winds.
São Paulo, Brazil

Beco do Batman

One of São Paulo's tight urban intersections has become a haven for graffiti artists ever since a single Batman started the trend.
Antofagasta Province, Chile

The VLT - Very Large Telescope

In the most arid desert on the planet, the world's leading telescope allows astronomers to see more than has ever been seen before.
Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Caxias do Sul Dog Favela

A puppy slum that protects canines from the cruelties of the human slums.
São Paulo, Brazil

Museu Afro Brasil

A labyrinthine museum chronicling the history of African culture in Brazil.
San Rafael, Argentina

Borges Memorial Maze

This Argentinian hedge maze is an intricate tribute to a famous surrealist author.
Villarrica, Chile

Caves of the Villarrica Volcano

One of Chile's most active volcanoes is riddled with beautiful caves.
Joshua Tree, California

The Noah Purifoy Desert Art Museum

Explore 10 acres of environmental sculptures.
Joshua Tree, California

Hicksville Trailer Palace

An eclectic trailer park retreat in the middle of the California desert.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Faerie Playhouse

A pink cottage covered in hearts served as a haven and a resting place for LGBTQ activists.