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Years ago, I saw a child almost plummet out the Emergency Exit (and it would need to be a dire emergency, to knowingly venture out there that high off the ground,) near this high area of the house. The door's opening set off an alarm but staff didn't even raise an eyebrow. Scary place!
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections
43.0970, -90.1349
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances
43.4838, -89.7583
The Mary Nohl "Witch's House", Fox Point, WI.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mary Nohl House

A house and yard adorned with bizarre concrete sculptures in a Milwaukee suburb
43.1503, -87.8922
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
Granite lying on top of the softer, younger sandstone.
Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain

A geological mystery on Camelback Mountain
33.5142, -111.9738
Middleton, Wisconsin

Mustard Museum

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

Alinea Restaurant

The subtle science of a master molecular gastronomist
41.9134, -87.6483
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

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
Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Yerkes Observatory

Home to the world's largest refracting telescope and the birthplace of modern astrophysics
42.5703, -88.5561
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
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

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

Mount Horeb Trollway

Bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings
43.0086, -89.7385
Wilmette, Illinois

Bahá'í Temple

The only Bahá'í house of worship in North America
42.0744, -87.6842
Smooth, massive walls make for an intriguing surprise compared to typical cave architecture
Coconino, Arizona

Coconino Lava River Cave

Eons ago, a rushing lava river formed this pristine passage through solid rock
36.5765, -112.3338
Downtown Mackinac
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States
45.8681, -84.6289
Mackinac, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another
45.8160, -84.7270
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Nantucket Whaling Museum

Artifacts of whaling, with both its perils and adventure, are housed in this museum in a former candle factory
41.2856, -70.0989
Wilmot, Wisconsin

Stage Stop (formerly Wilmot Hotel)

42.5126, -88.1813
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

An Oz-themed public park that had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood
41.9187, -87.6472
Mars Cheese Castle's iconic sign stands 80 feet tall
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94
42.6150, -87.9528
Pin Oak I, 1976
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lynden Sculpture Garden

43.1768, -87.9360
Cave of the Mounds
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Cave of the Mounds

This cave holds a surprisingly colorful variety of geological oddities
43.0181, -89.8147
The Apostle Islands Sea Caves
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
46.9653, -90.6642