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Cross Plains, Wisconsin

St. Mary of the Oaks Shrine

A tiny 1857 chapel sits on top of a secluded, forested hill.
Woodruff, Wisconsin

The World's Largest Penny

In 1953, a group of Wisconsin high school students helped build a hospital by collecting over a million pennies.
North Freedom, Wisconsin

Museum of Badger Army Ammunition

Housed inside a former munitions plant that was once one of the largest in the country.
Madison, Wisconsin

'Roads Diverge'

The only thing these street signs will help you navigate is your imagination.
Cross Plains, Wisconsin

Matz Farmstead Ruins

Picturesque and haunting, these 160-year-old stone ruins on top of a bluff are the only remains of a settler's legacy.
Madison, Wisconsin

Old Abe

A renowned Civil War veteran, this Bald eagle now presides over the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Madison, Wisconsin

Badger Sculpture of the USS Wisconsin

Comprised of Spanish war cannons, this sculpture once graced the bow of a WWI warship.
Madison, Wisconsin

Royal Thai Pavilion

Prayers and messages of hope decorate the ceramic tiles of this pavilion.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

EAA's AirVenture Oshkosh

One of the largest aviation events in the world brings half a million aircraft enthusiasts to Wisconsin each year.
Madison, Wisconsin

Eston Hemings's Grave

The final resting place of one of Thomas Jefferson's formerly enslaved sons.
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the "King of the Soul Singers" ever missed.
Hayward, Wisconsin

Shrine to Anglers

143 feet of leaping muskie whose mouth can be used as a wedding venue.
Madison, Wisconsin

Vitense Miniature Golf

Three playfully immersive mini golf courses let you travel alongside your ball to the cup at this facility, which has been around since the 1950s.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin

C-97 Stratofreighter at the Don Q Inn

One of the last surviving C-97s sits in a field in front of a Wisconsin inn.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

International Clown Hall of Fame

This circus town museum recognizes the outstanding clowns of history.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

International Crane Foundation

This unique zoo is the only place in the world where you can see all 15 species of crane.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum

The titular fictional logger only inhabits this otherwise historically focussed museum via a piece of fiberglass kitsch.
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

Little Bohemia Lodge

A restaurant and lodge in northern Wisconsin which served as a clandestine hideout for John Dillinger and featured one of the most famous botched FBI raids in history.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

A bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Devil's Lake

A remnant of the last Ice Age, this lake is surrounded by fascinating rock formations.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Man Mound

The remains of a enormous earthen figure of unknown origins cuts across a rural Wisconsin road.
Fountain City, Wisconsin

Kinstone

Hidden in magnificent rolling countryside, see what may be the largest modern stone circle in the world at Wisconsin's very own "Stonehenge”
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

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

Epic Campus

Software company Epic Systems has created one of the strangest and largest workplaces of all time.