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Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Quigley's Castle

The Ozarks' strangest dwelling
36.3452, -93.7547
Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania

The Sonorous Stones of Ringing Rocks Park

Mysterious rocks that ring musically when struck
40.5625, -75.1343
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances
43.4838, -89.7583
The largest 24-karat gold plated object in existence.
Wadsworth, Illinois

Onan's Gold Pyramid House

A six-story-tall golden pyramid, surrounded by a moat
42.4135, -87.9411
United Kingdom

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones
55.2417, -6.5112
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

"Athens of the South"
36.1524, -86.7894
Salem Witch House
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

The only structure left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692
42.5215, -70.8989
Middleton, Wisconsin

Mustard Museum

Over 5000 contemporary and "historic" mustards from around the world are moving to a new location
43.0954, -89.5114
Chicago, Illinois

The Wieners Circle

A hot dog stand where the heads are just as hot as the dogs
41.9302, -87.6436
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world
41.8822, -87.6283
Chicago, Illinois

Haymarket Square

Home to a protest movement, a bombing, and a dramatic change in labor history
41.8845, -87.6441
Chicago, Illinois

Merz Apothecary

An antiquated German apothecary on Chicago's Northside -- with a branch in the Palmer House Hotel in downtown Chicago
41.9670, -87.6879
Chicago, Illinois

Sears Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalled view
41.8789, -87.6363
Niles, Illinois

Leaning Tower of Niles

Half-sized replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa built to honor Galileo
42.0125, -87.7841
The front of the store. (Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop)
Evanston, Illinois

Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop

Shop of curiosities with a dinosaur museum tucked in its basement
42.0342, -87.6811
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts
43.0404, -87.9101
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest
47.6201, -122.3484
Footbridge to Burnham's island.
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery

An enormous park-like oasis, full of famous Chicagoans' graves
41.9544, -87.6622
Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky. (Creative Commons)
Cave City, Kentucky

Dinosaur World

Prehistoric animals decorate this popular outdoor park
37.1358, -85.9830
A small part of the Funk collection.
Shirley, Illinois

Funk Gem and Mineral Museum

Eclectic collection of rare and beautiful stones in an historic home
40.4108, -89.0596
Photo of one of the lions from J.H. Patterson's book "The Man-eaters of Tsavo", 1907
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers
41.8662, -87.6186
The cat and the rat
Dublin, Ireland

Oddities of Christ Church Cathedral

The mummified heart of a saint beats in the basement - or did, until someone took it
53.3433, -6.2716
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa

Haunted hotel, built on natural springs, once served as a hospital for a quack doctor promising cancer cures
36.4085, -93.7374
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets
43.0385, -87.8975