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Burlington, Kentucky

Rabbit Hash

Rabbit Hash is a heaping slice of Americana from another era, with a very peculiar origin behind its unusual name.
Hamilton, Ohio

Hollow Earth Monument

A memorial for an outsider theorist who believed that the planet is actually hollow.
Chicago, Illinois

The World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893

What's left of the ruins of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition, or World's Fair, also known as the White City.
Chicago, Illinois

Nuclear Energy

This bronze sculpture on a former squash court marks the secret origins of the Atomic Age.
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

The Beaux Art aquarium boasts a vast collection of saltwater and freshwater fish on an island in the Detroit River.
White Pigeon, Michigan

Mottville Camelback Bridge

The longest structure of its kind ever built in Michigan.
Niles, Illinois

Leaning Tower of Niles

Half-sized replica of the Leaning Tower of Pisa built to honor Galileo.
Chesterton, Indiana

City West Ghost Town

The site of a 19th century "dream city" that almost rivaled Chicago before being swallowed by the Indiana sand dunes.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
East Lansing, Michigan

W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

The plants form a living library and laboratory for researchers and students at Michigan State University.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Maynard Street Parking Garage Signs

Its floors are marked by colorful cues depicting Michigan's native fauna.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

These gardens recreate unique and endangered Michigan habitats.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

Hell on Earth is actually a small town in Michigan where anyone can be mayor for a day.
Toledo, Ohio

Blair Museum of Lithophanes

This unique collection collects pieces of art etched into thin pieces of stone.
Cleveland, Ohio

West Side Market

This spectacular public market has got meat, fish, vegetables, flowers, and enough kielbasa for a lifetime.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

James A. Garfield's Memorial and Tomb

The only presidential monument to display a late POTUS's actual casket.
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker.
Cleveland, Ohio

Wade Memorial Chapel

Inside the unassuming cemetery chapel is a magnificent stained glass window and mosaics.
Hilliard, Ohio

Early Television Museum

A retro walk through the history of the tube.
Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Park of Roses

An unassuming 13-acre park is home to over 12,000 roses.
Columbus, Ohio

Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue

A bronze of the man in all his sinewy glory celebrates his longtime connection to the Ohio city.
Chicago, Illinois

Pullman Historic District

First planned industrial community in the United States.
New York, New York

'The Sphere'

This sculpture by artist Fritz Keonig survived the 9/11 attacks and now stands as a monument to the victims.