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Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Fergus Falls State Hospital

This sprawling building built in 1890 was one of Minnesota’s earliest and largest mental health facilities.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

'Miracle on Ice' Statue

This statue of Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks immortalizes one of the greatest moments in American sports history.
Madison, Minnesota

Lou T. Fisk

This giant fiberglass cod celebrates Madison's self-proclaimed status as the U.S. capital of lutefisk.
Rothsay, Minnesota

World’s Largest Prairie Chicken

The statue honors the booming birds Rothsay, Minnesota, is famous for.
Duluth, Minnesota

S.S. William A. Irvin

This rare vessel mixed luxury with labor before being converted to a museum and sometimes haunted maze.
Duluth, Minnesota

Ely's Peak and DWP Railroad Tunnel

A spooky defunct railroad tunnel now part of a sprawling trail.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
Duluth, Minnesota

Glensheen Historic Estate

This posh mansion began as a family's estate and ended as the site of a murder ripped from the pages of a pulp novel.
Two Harbors, Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse

This picturesque cliffside beacon no longer calls to sailors but shines once a year in honor of a famous shipwreck.
Lake Itasca, Minnesota

Headwaters of the Mississippi River

At this Minnesota state park you can easily wade across the source of the mighty Mississippi.
Cloquet, Minnesota

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

The famed architect designed this Minnesota gas station of the future with a lookout tower.
Moorhead, Minnesota

Hjemkomst Viking Ship

This replica of an 8th century burial ship actually sailed to Norway before returning home to Minnesota.
New Salem, North Dakota

Salem Sue

The world's largest Holstein cow.
Jamestown, North Dakota

World's Largest Buffalo

A true roadside icon standing on the same plains that the herds once roamed.
Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo Wood Chipper

"...I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper?"
Jamestown, North Dakota

Legendary Albino Buffalo

Three legendary, living albino buffalo roaming their pastures for all to see.
Libby, Montana

Asbestos Town — Libby, Montana

Mining caused an asbestos emergency in this small town.
Helena, Montana

Stonehouse in Reeder's Alley

One home in the historic strip hides secret compartments and the ghostly songs of long-gone canaries.
Helena, Montana

Guardian of the Gulch

The old fire tower is one of the last of its kind in the United States.
Butte, Montana

World Museum of Mining

A sprawling museum located on the former site of the Orphan Girl Mine.
Helena, Montana

Cathedral of St. Helena

Modeled after a famous church in Vienna, Austria—but in Helena, Montana.
Three Forks, Montana

Bleu Horses

These giant metal horses graze on a hilltop near the Montana highway.
Glasgow, Montana

Fort Peck Dam

This record-setting hydraulic dam in the Montana badlands was one of FDR's most ambitious public works.
Missoula, Montana

A Carousel for Missoula

A classic carnival ride that was carved to be untouchable.