machwopalane's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
machwopalane's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in McLean, Texas
1st
Places visited in Lordsburg, New Mexico
4th
Places visited in Oakley, Kansas
Loading map...
Bay City, Michigan

Delta College Planetarium

This state-of-the-art planetarium takes architectural inspiration from the sun itself.
Bay City, Michigan

State Theatre

This indie movie theater is one of only three surviving Mayan-themed theaters designed by “Detroit’s greatest theater architect.”
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.
Paradise, Michigan

Tahquamenon Falls

These dramatic cola-colored falls have appeared in a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and a song by Sufjan Stevens.
Seney, Michigan

The Seney Stretch

"The Most Boring Road in the State."
Shingleton, Michigan

Chapel Rock

This lone tree and dramatic sandstone outcropping are so beloved by Michiganders they can be found on one of the state’s coins.
Grand Marais, Michigan

Pickle Barrel House

This little barrel-shaped cottage by Lake Superior was once a cartoonist's summer retreat.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Nebraska State Capitol Mosaic Floor

An ornate Art Deco tile mosaic representing Nebraskan life, both modern and prehistoric.
Lincoln, Nebraska

University of Nebraska State Museum - Morrill Hall

This little gem of a museum is a hidden jewel filled with prehistoric treasures.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pioneers Park Pillars

Four ionic columns from the Treasury Department building ended up in a park in Nebraska.
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Lincoln Monument of Council Bluffs

An obelisk commemorating Lincoln's role in connecting the coasts.
Council Bluffs, Iowa

Golden Spike Monument

This massive railroad spike celebrates the 1939 premiere of the movie “Union Pacific.”
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Meadow Gold Sign

This 1930s-era Route 66 Tulsa landmark was moved, restored, and filled with neon.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Milk Bottle Grocery

This giant mimetic milk bottle has encouraged Route 66 travelers to choose dairy since 1948.
Shamrock, Texas

Shamrock Blarney Stone

Get your gift of the gab on Route 66.
Canyon, Texas

Palo Duro Canyon

The Grand Canyon of Texas.
Liberal, Kansas

Dorothy's House and Land of Oz

A house turned museum is the real-life "home" of the fictional main character of The Wizard of Oz.
Brandon, Colorado

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

The hallowed ground of one of the worst atrocities in United States history.
Weskan, Kansas

Mount Sunflower

A whimsical monument marks the highest point in Kansas, not that you could tell by the looks of it.
Abilene, Kansas

The Greyhound Hall of Fame

A museum where visitors can learn about greyhounds and (more importantly) pet them.
Beatrice, Nebraska

Homestead National Monument

This was the first homestead registered after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act into law.
Oakley, Kansas

Fick Fossil and History Museum

This small museum contains fossils from an era when Kansas was underwater.
Oakley, Kansas

Buffalo Bill Monument

A statue high in a hill that represents how Buffalo Bill got his name.