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Bangor, Maine

Stephen King's Former House

The eccentric mansion of one the most popular horror authors of modern times.
Madison, Wisconsin

Old Abe

A renowned Civil War veteran, this Bald eagle now presides over the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Pagoda Fine Jewelry

The building was originally a gas station built to resemble a Japanese tea house.
Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Eagle Tower

Walk up a ramp through a forest for panoramic views of Lake Michigan.
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

EAA's AirVenture Oshkosh

One of the largest aviation events in the world brings half a million aircraft enthusiasts to Wisconsin each year.
Madison, Wisconsin

Forest Products Laboratory

Where experiments are conducted on all things wood.
Bayfield, Wisconsin

Copper Crow Distillery

Sip whey-based vodka at the first Native-owned distillery opened on a reservation in centuries.
Kansasville, Wisconsin

Richard Bong State Recreation Area

The Bong-area park police have asked visitors to please, stop stealing the signs.
Sparta, Wisconsin

Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum

Small-town museum dedicated to outer space ... and bicycles.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

North Point Water Tower

What appears to be a wizard's lair in Milwaukee actually houses a massive water pipe.
Richland Center, Wisconsin

A.D. German Warehouse

The only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structure in the architect's hometown.
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Devil’s Punchbowl

As the glaciers retreated out of northern Wisconsin, this unique natural wonder was crafted.
Laona, Wisconsin

World's Largest Soup Kettle

This huge stew pot is the focal point of the "Community Soup" event, which honors tradition and soup.
Seymour, Wisconsin

Hamburger Charlie

A statue honors the genius who allegedly first took a meatball and made it into a hamburger.
Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

The home of 1.5 million wood letters for printing is still a functioning workshop.
Superior, Wisconsin

A World of Accordions Museum

A collection of 1,300 accordions of all shapes and sizes displayed in chronological order.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin

C-97 Stratofreighter at the Don Q Inn

One of the last surviving C-97s sits in a field in front of a Wisconsin inn.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

International Clown Hall of Fame

This circus town museum recognizes the outstanding clowns of history.
Madison, Wisconsin

Picnic Point Beach House

This forgotten beach house built to look like a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece overlooks a hidden beach.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Devil's Lake

A remnant of the last Ice Age, this lake is surrounded by fascinating rock formations.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum

The titular fictional logger only inhabits this otherwise historically focussed museum via a piece of fiberglass kitsch.
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

Little Bohemia Lodge

A restaurant and lodge in northern Wisconsin which served as a clandestine hideout for John Dillinger and featured one of the most famous botched FBI raids in history.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Black Cat Alley

A group of artists transformed this desolate city alleyway into an outdoor gallery of street art.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

A bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.