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Places visited in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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Dante's Tomb, Ravenna
Ravenna, Italy

Dante's Tomb

Italian poet Dante Alighieri, is entombed in this small mausoleum in Ravenna, and his hometown of Florence has never been too happy about it.
44.4164, 12.2008
Library of the Mount
Lenox, Massachusetts

The Mount

The mansion home of author Edith Wharton.
42.3360, -73.2836
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

Glacial Potholes

Over fifty whirling pools left by the glacial age.
42.6037, -72.7381
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts

The Bridge of Flowers

In the village of Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, a bridge is groomed to bloom beautifully with flowers all summer long.
42.6037, -72.7379
Montague, Massachusetts

The Montague Book Mill

Books you don’t need in a place you can’t find.
42.5379, -72.5379
Outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (ncindc/Flickr)
Washington, D.C.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Largest Roman Catholic church in North America.
38.9335, -77.0007
The Rosslyn Metro escalator. (Steven Cohen/Atlas Obscura)
Arlington, Virginia

Rosslyn Metro Escalator

At 207 feet, one of the world's longest continuous escalators.
38.8959, -77.0715
Chicago, Illinois

The Wieners Circle

A hot dog stand where the heads are just as hot as the dogs.
41.9302, -87.6436
This is what Myopic books looks like.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
41.9099, -87.6769
Interior shot of The Violet Hour
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
41.9089, -87.6774
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
41.9080, -87.6767
Chicago, Illinois

Rainbo Club

Beloved bar home to musicians of all eras and reputations.
41.9028, -87.6774
The exterior of the new store
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.

This shop for all your super spy needs hides an educational secret.
41.9061, -87.6706
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
New Orleans, Louisiana

Museum of the American Cocktail

If New Orleans is the birthplace of the "cocktail," why does their own museum of cocktail memorabilia beg to differ?
29.9410, -90.0792
Chicago, Illinois

Hot Doug's

Hot Doug's "Hot Dog" Stand.
41.9321, -87.6976