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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Orfield Labs Quiet Chamber

This lab's maddening silence is good for business but bad for sanity.
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Oak Grove Disc Golf Course

The world's first disc golf course has the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a neighbor.
San Francisco, California

The Box SF-Historic Pressroom and Mercantile

This antique shop specializes in the history of print and design.
Santa Barbara, California

The Mural Room

One incredible room in the Santa Barbara Courthouse is covered in wall-to-wall canvas murals.
Culver City, California

The Bhagavad-gita Museum

Dioramas and animatronics lead you through the story of Bhagavad-gita, the Indian literary classic.
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Hamilton Station Statues

These 20-foot sculptures will help guide you from the local train station to the local sculpture garden.
Baltimore, Maryland

Curtis Creek Ship Graveyard

Ship skeletons haunt Baltimore's waterways.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land USA

A religious-themed park filled with folk art to bring biblical stories to life that fell into disrepair and now being restored.
Calgary, Alberta

'Travelling Light'

A controversial blue hoop has been puzzling freeway drivers since 2013.
Donalda, Alberta

Donalda Lamp Museum

The museum is home to four times as many lamps as there are people in town.
Mundare, Alberta

The World's Largest Sausage

Massive kielbasa stands 42 feet tall and weighs in at 12,000 pounds.
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
Saint Paul, Alberta

World's First UFO Landing Pad

Canadian centennial project designed to gather information about UFOs.
Glendon, Alberta

Giant Perogy

Roadside tribute to a staple of eastern European cuisine.
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Long John Jamboree

After a long, dark winter in the upper latitudes, Yellowknife knows how to let it all out in unparalleled style.
Rhododendron, Oregon

Silent Rock

According to legend, you must remain completely silent while passing this man-made mound or suffer the consequences.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities is home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
Evanston, Illinois

Halim Time & Glass Museum

The first and only museum dedicated to stained glass and horology opened outside of Chicago in 2017.
Chicago, Illinois

Hudson Chess Park

A Japanese temple, old German townhouses, and public chess tables offer a peaceful escape from the bustle of the North Side.
Providence, Rhode Island

Providence Athenaeum

A 19th century library favored by Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft, known by locals as "the Ath."
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Synchronized Fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains

For two weeks every June, fireflies in the Smoky Mountains perform an astonishing light show.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.