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Athlone, Ireland

Sean's Bar

The oldest pub in Ireland may also be the oldest surviving bar in the entire world.
Cork, Ireland

'Kindred Spirits' Sculpture

A tribute to the incredible generosity the Choctaw Nation showed the Irish people during the Great Famine.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Clare, Ireland

Doolin Cave

This controversial Irish show cave is home to a massive formation known as the Great Stalactite.
Galway, Ireland

Kilmacduagh Round Tower

The ruins of an 800-year-old monastery boasts the tallest round tower in Ireland.
Athenry, Ireland

Athenry Dominican Priory

Ruins battered by centuries of war and disaster offer a wondrous glimpse of medieval Ireland.
Galway, Ireland

Brigit's Celtic Garden

The world of the ancient Celtic civilization explained through a bewitching 11 acre garden.
Galway, Ireland

The Calendar Sundial

Modern sundial uses ancient methods to tell time and date perfectly.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
Dublin, Ireland

The Long Room Library at Trinity College

The gorgeous library at Trinity College is home to remarkable treasures of Irish identity.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Lorette, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Zoohky Mural

A celebration of one of the West End’s most recognizable figures, who made helping others his life's work.
Denver, Colorado

Blue Mustang

The Denver airport is guarded by a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a demonic horse.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Incline

This super steep hike ascends 2,000 feet in less than a mile.
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Cliff Dwellings

These faux-cliff dwellings allow visitors to climb around on a replica archaeological site.
Batavia, Illinois

Fermilab

World's second largest particle accelerator, where nature reveals its secrets.
Overland Park, Kansas

1950s All-Electric House

This retro-future model home is packed to the gills with electrical oddities.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Chicago, Illinois

Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum

The palatial McDonald's that inspired Wesley Willis.
Des Plaines, Illinois

McDonald's First Store Museum

Despite its name, this fast food museum is actually a replica of the ninth McDonald's store.
Chicago, Illinois

The 606 aka Bloomingdale Trail

The 606 is a decade in the making.