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Mattoon, Illinois

Illinois’ Original Burger King

The multinational Burger King chain is banned from operating within 20 miles of a family restaurant filed under the same name.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Cincinnati, Ohio

American Sign Museum

Where beautiful signs live on forever.
Peebles, Ohio

The Great Serpent Mound

The largest earthwork effigy in the world.
Fairfield, Ohio

Jungle Jim's International Market

An unusual, super-sized grocery adventure awaits in an Ohio suburb.
Metamora, Indiana

Monroe Allison House

Locals dubbed this abandoned abode the "gingerbread house" because of its odd architecture.
Metamora, Indiana

Grannie's Cookie Jars & Ice Cream Parlor

More than 3,200 cookie jars line the walls and shelves of this little shop and over 1,000 salt and pepper shakers
Peoria, Illinois

Giant Oak Park

A massive bur oak tree believed to be some 500 years old is the centerpiece of this quiet urban greenspace.
Oakland, Illinois

Prairie Observatory

An abandoned observatory in the middle of the Illinois prairie.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Thorne Miniature Rooms

Each of these gorgeous, intricately decorated rooms is painstakingly crafted to the scale of 1 inch: 1 foot.
Chicago, Illinois

International Museum of Surgical Science

A monument to the art of slicing people open.
Gimli, Manitoba

New Iceland

Icelandic settlement in Manitoba established in 1875.
Orr, Minnesota

Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary

Where you can photograph wild black bears without worrying about becoming dinner.
Rochester, Minnesota

Corn Water Tower

This water tower has been a staple of the Rochester skyline since 1931.
Waskish, Minnesota

Big Bog State Recreation Area

Journey through the largest remaining peat bogs in the contiguous United States to see the wilderness as it once was.
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...
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.
Austin, Minnesota

Spam Museum

Ever wanted to can Spam?
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.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

A bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

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

The Hodag

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

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.