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Dearborn, Michigan

The Roundhouse at Greenfield Village

One of the few working locomotive roundhouses in the United States.
Detroit, Michigan

Fisher Body Plant 21

Glass and concrete building designed by Albert Kahn.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
Detroit, Michigan

Packard Automotive Plant

The concrete shell of an industry giant remains as a playground for graffiti artists, auto scrappers, and paintball warriors.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Theatre

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage.
Owosso, Michigan

Curwood Castle

The writing studio of an American adventure author, built in the style of a medieval castle.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

A popular place to pick up prehistoric coral fossils from the time when Michigan was an ocean.
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that inspired a Chippewa legend.
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Hell, Michigan

Hell, Michigan

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

Twilight Epiphany Skyspace

Artist James Turrell's ode to dawn and dusk on the campus of Rice University.
Luling, Texas

Luling Watermelon Water Tower

A fruit-loving town welcomes visitors with a giant melon set against the sky.
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

The world's tallest statue of an American hero.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
Houston, Texas

Aurora Picture Show

Local arts organization founded in a former church.
Seguin, Texas

World's Largest Pecan

The saga of the massive nut begins and ends in Texas.
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
San Antonio, Texas

McNutt Sculpture Garden

This hidden sculpture garden full of Wild West art is one of San Antonio's best-kept secrets.
Houston, Texas

Rothko Chapel

The peaceful space is adorned by paintings by the famed abstract artist Mark Rothko.