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Lansing, Michigan

World's Largest Lug Nut

Perched atop a brick smokestack, this enormous lug nut symbolizes the local minor league baseball team.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rocky Statue

Yo, Adrian!
Washington, D.C.

Library of Congress Book Conveyor Tunnel

A fantastic array of trays and cables once whisked books over to the Capitol at 600 feet per minute.
Farmington Hills, Michigan

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Astounding collection of coin-operated games and automata.
Houston, Texas

Art Car Museum

At the "Garage Mahal" in Houston, car culture is about more than just driving.
Houston, Texas

The Orange Show

One man's homage to the orange as realized through a long-term folk art labor of love.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Anchorage, Alaska

Worlds Largest Chocolate Waterfall

While not recognized by Guinness, this chocolate waterfall is likely to be the world's largest.
Chitina, Alaska

Kennicott Ghost Town

What once was the richest known copper mine is now a completely deserted ghost town.
Talkeetna, Alaska

Dr. Seuss House aka The Goose Creek Tower

This whimsical stacked cabin looks like something out of a children's book.
Pasadena, California

The Castle Green

Where the rich wintered in Pasadena.
Pasadena, California

Pasadena City Hall

One of Hollywood’s favorite government buildings.
Los Angeles, California

Two Bit Circus Micro-Amusement Park

A beloved carnival gets a modern makeover in Los Angeles.
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines

Giant ancient line art drawn in the Peruvian desert so large that it can only be fully seen from the sky.
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
Amherstburg, Ontario

Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park

An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury houses.
L'Anse, Michigan

Bishop Baraga Shrine

This missionary's legacy looms large over the Upper Peninsula of Michigan—literally.
Seney, Michigan

The Seney Stretch

"The Most Boring Road in the State."
Grand Marais, Michigan

Pickle Barrel House

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

Guardian Building Art Deco Lobby

To truly appreciate Detroit's landmark skyscraper, you have to step inside.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

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

Detroit Masonic Temple

The world’s largest Masonic temple was saved by the White Stripes.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Graffiti Alley - Ann Arbor

An ever-evolving wall of graffiti art off East Liberty Street.