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Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Bernheim Forest Giants

Visitors to this arboretum are greeted by three smiling giants crafted from sustainable materials.
Fall River, Massachusetts

Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast and Museum

Enjoy an overnight at an old haunted B&B site of the Borden family murders.
Newport, Rhode Island

Hidden Train in a Cherub Relief

An unexpected Easter egg lurks in the background of a cherub wall relief at the Breakers mansion.
Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Cliff Walk

Three and a half miles of cliffs, rocky beaches, Gilded Age mansions and 40 Steps to nowhere in particular.
Nashville, Indiana

House of the Singing Winds

In the hills of southern Indiana is the idyllic studio and museum of legendary artist T.C. Steele.
Graniteville, Vermont

Rock of Ages Granite Quarry

Tour the world's largest deep-hole dimension granite quarry, where you can view the plant where gravestones are made and roll a ball down the outdoor granite bowling alley.
Waterbury, Vermont

Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard

The sweetest graveyard in the world is filled with headstones for dearly de-pinted ice cream flavors.
Bangor, Maine

Paul Bunyan Statue

This handsome giant is said to mark the birthplace of the mythical woodsman and even had a cameo in a Stephen King novel.
Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's Former House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Oak Park, Illinois

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

The first home and studio that belonged to the famous architect.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

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

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pabst Mansion

A giant, Gilded Age mansion that once belonged to the beer baron of Milwaukee.
Two Harbors, Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse

This picturesque cliffside beacon no longer calls to sailors but shines once a year in honor of a famous shipwreck.
Minnesota

Iona's Beach

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

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

This bright yellow building is packed with sweet treats from all around the world, from chocolate-covered crickets to whoopie pies.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more than you think it is...
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnehaha Falls

This small, but beautiful waterfall has attracted visits from artists, composers, and two United States presidents.
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.
Lynn, Indiana

Hoosier Hill

The highest point in Indiana is curated by an Eagle scout but may be in danger of losing its record to a nearby garbage pile.
Tower, Minnesota

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Minnesota's oldest and deepest mine is now an underground physics laboratory.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hahn/Cock

One of two giant blue cockerel statues erected with an intentional double meaning.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980s.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

A bronze statue on a downtown corner honors Minneapolis's favorite career gal.