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Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
42.3287, -83.0445
Dymaxion House
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
42.3031, -83.2331
Sign at the entrance to Christmas Lane. (Wikimedia Commons)
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
43.3146, -83.7390
St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace Mystery Spot

Strange physical sensations and optical contradictions keep visitors coming back for more.
45.8758, -84.8080
Kitch-iti-kipi viewing raft. (Wikimedia Commons)
Manistique, Michigan

Kitch-iti-kipi

Freshwater spring fills with 10,000 gallons per minute.
46.0042, -86.3820
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Legs Inn

Legs Inn provides Polish food, a cornucopia of Native American artwork, wood carvings, and mounted deer heads.
45.6456, -85.0308
Indian River, Michigan

The Cross in the Woods Shrine

World's largest crucifix stands 55 feet tall in a secluded, wooded area of northern Michigan.
45.3987, -84.6319
Rockford, Michigan

The Corner Bar and Hot Dog Hall of Fame

With over 5,000 champions, the Hall of Fame continues to draw amateur eaters.
43.1207, -85.5598
The Music House Museum.
Williamsburg, Michigan

Music House Museum

Full-sized barn houses many restored instruments.
44.7792, -85.4952
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
44.7564, -85.6426
Kaleva, Michigan

The Bottle House

House built with over 60,000 glass bottles.
44.3734, -86.0093