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Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
Alliance, Nebraska

Carhenge

An experimental, automotive replica of Stonehenge.
Casa Grande, Arizona

Casa Grande Neon Sign Park

This collection of vintage signs reflects the long and colorful history of this Arizona town.
Ajo, Arizona

Quitobaquito Springs

This oasis-like spring in the Sonoran Desert is home to unique, endangered species.
Ajo, Arizona

Arch Canyon Trail

A strenuous, unofficial trail leads to spectacular views in one of America's most remote national monuments.
Ashtabula, Ohio

Ashtabula Bridge Disaster Monument

A monument to the “unrecognized dead” of the tragic 1876 train crash.
Dover, Ohio

Warther Museum

The spectacular collection of one of the world's best woodcarvers.
Bentleyville, Ohio

Henry Church Rock

Landmark dedicated to the plight of the American Indian in the 21st century.
Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Squire's Castle

Ghost stories surrounded this “castle,” the only structure from a huge mansion that was never built.
Athens, Ohio

Athens Lunatic Asylum

An abandoned asylum incorporated into a college campus.
West Liberty, Ohio

Ohio Caverns

These sub-farmland caves are home to a majestic stalactite known as the "Crystal King."
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

The Hodag

The menacing creature had a tremendous influence on the local culture before being exposed as a hoax.
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ladybug Building

The bugs crawling down the front of this office building are almost as big as a '68 VW Beetle.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
Bovey, Minnesota

Marcell Experimental Forest

A futuristic climate change study is nestled deep within this public land.
La Pointe, Wisconsin

Apostle Island Sea Caves

These Great Lakes sea caves accessible by boat in the summer turn into temples of ice reachable by foot in the winter.
Duluth, Minnesota

Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum

The watery grave of an impractical idea.
Hibbing, Minnesota

Hull–Rust–Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine

Nicknamed the "Grand Canyon of the North," this open-pit mine in Minnesota has a much shorter history.
Eveleth, Minnesota

Paul Wellstone Memorial

A memorial to the late U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone, who died at this location, along with seven others, in a plane crash in 2002.
Linesville, Pennsylvania

Linesville Spillway

"Where the ducks walk on fish."
Ithaca, New York

Namgyal Monastery

This peaceful gem in upstate New York was chosen as the future home of the 14th Dalai Lama's Library and Museum.
Ithaca, New York

The A. D. White Library

The library of every book lover's dreams.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Scotia Bar

Glasgow's oldest pub has a proud literary tradition and possibly a ghost or two.