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Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more then you think it is...
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cathedral of Learning

The largest university building in the West is a gothic masterpiece containing dozens of theme rooms based on different countries.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Forbes Field Wall

A portion of the old Pirates stadium over which a defining home run once flew still stands even after the rest of the stadium was torn down.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Randyland

Found art has transformed this Pittsburgh neighborhood into a psychedelic dream.
Two Harbors, Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse

This picturesque cliffside beacon no longer calls to sailors but shines once a year in honor of a famous shipwreck.
Schroeder, Minnesota

Father Baraga's Cross

A giant granite cross remembers missionary Father Frederic Baraga, and his safe passage across an angry Lake Superior.
Boston, Massachusetts

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Stone

A mysterious stone embedded at the base of a historic Boston building.
Boston, Massachusetts

AHAC Headquarters

Located in Faneuil Hall, the headquarters of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts has stood the test of time.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

You thought Santa Claus didn't exist, but it turns out you were wrong.
West Baden Springs, Indiana

Historic West Baden Springs Hotel

A turn-of-the-century architectural marvel built on healing mineral springs and salt licks.
Bedford, Indiana

Bluespring Caverns

The longest navigable underground river in the U.S. is home to countless blind and albino animals.
Bedford, Indiana

Bedford Limestone Pyramid

One-layer pyramid in Indiana.
Oolitic, Indiana

Statue of Joe Palooka

The chiseled jaw of this forgotten American hero still stands tall in a small Indiana town.
Bloomington, Indiana

Empire Quarry

A stunning, abandoned limestone quarry in southern Indiana provided the stone to erect the Empire State Building.
Murphy, Idaho

Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

Rare and gorgeous birds abound in this protected wildlife sanctuary.
Sun Valley, Idaho

Ernest Hemingway's Grave

Despite his legacy of work in Spain, Cuba, and Florida, the larger-than-life writer's grave is a simple affair tucked in an Idaho cemetery.
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.