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Durand, Michigan

Durand Union Station

A restored 114-year-old railroad station heralded as the most photographed depot in the United States.
Elmira, Michigan

Deadman's Hill

This scenic overlook commemorates the tragic death of a soon-to-be-married lumberjack.
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial School

This solemn facility remembers the cruel effort to compel Native American children to relinquish their culture.
Manistee, Michigan

S.S. City of Milwaukee

The restored ferry is now a dockside museum and a unique bed and breakfast.
Charlevoix, Michigan

Weathervane Restaurant Boulder Fireplace

In the main dining room, a nine-ton boulder caps the fireplace designed by local architect Earl Young.
Highland Park, Michigan

Highland Park Ford Plant

Where the Model T was made and the assembly line was invented.
Boyne City, Michigan

Sunset Park Ice Pole

Every winter, water dripping from a pole creates an ever-changing ice sculpture.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grwostlaven

At HopCat, a marker honors fictional creatures with the ability to travel the missing dimensions of Kcymaerxthaere.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

A comedy troupe's collection of bizarre humor.
Detroit, Michigan

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

The birthplace of the Ford Model T is now a museum full of antique cars.
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.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Leland, Michigan

Leland's Historic Fishtown

A charming remnant of 19th-century fishing towns sits on Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula.
Bath Township, Michigan

Bath School Massacre Memorial

A park and memorial dedicated to the victims of the deadliest school massacre in American history.
Mears, Michigan

Silver Lake Sand Dunes

An unlikely beach paradise of giant sand dunes lies between two lakes just a few minutes from Michigan's cherry country.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Masonic Temple

The world’s largest Masonic temple was saved by the White Stripes.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Children's Zoo

The bones of an old zoo crumbling in the shadow of a new one.
Detroit, Michigan

Motown Museum

Berry Gordy Jr.'s old home and the original headquarters of Motown Record Corporation.
Harbor Springs, Michigan

Petoskey State Park

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

Father Paul Dobberstein's Grotto of the Redemption

A four story, football field-sized, nine-grotto creation made of shells, minerals, and rare stones.
Washington, Wisconsin

Nelsen’s Hall & Bitters Club

The oldest continuously-operating tavern in Wisconsin used a clever loophole to serve alcohol during Prohibition.
Madison, Wisconsin

L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum

A hundred-year-old museum filled with giant physics toys and experiments designed by grad students.