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Lucas, Kansas

World's Largest Collection of Smallest Versions of Largest Things

A traveling roadside attraction and museum dedicated to exploring iconic roadside structures.
39.0571, -98.5353
House of Balls
Minneapolis, Minnesota

House of Balls

Funhouse of found art and participatory sculpture.
44.9684, -93.2513
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Historic Stasiu's Urinals

A palatial art deco restroom.
45.0134, -93.2631
Flag pole where the North-South stretch turns to the East.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Victory Memorial Drive

A little-known memorial to servicemen and nurses killed in the line of duty during the First World War.
45.0372, -93.3191
Spoonbridge and Cherry
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
44.9706, -93.2890
Tucker's Treehouse
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tucker's Treehouse

A treehouse assailed by the elements and the government, now gone.
44.9488, -93.3409
ArtCart Taxi shanty transports visitors from the parking lot by pedal power.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Art Shanties at White Bear Lake

Direct, creative challenge to Mother Nature's winter wrath.
44.9220, -93.3062
One of the "Guardians of Health."
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Washburn Park Water Tower

Eight "Guardians of Health" protect this art deco water tower from pollutants and bacteria.
44.9108, -93.2842
Three levels of shopping stacked on top of one another, built above the world's largest underground aquarium, and centered around a full-blown indoor amusement park.
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...
44.8550, -93.2421
Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The literary king of the Jazz Age was born in this lovely Minnesota home which still honors his legacy.
44.9454, -93.1205
The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park, built in 1915.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park)

Home to the Amorphophallus titanum "Corpse Flower," which is among the largest flowers in the world and also smells powerfully of rotting flesh when in bloom.
44.9798, -93.1480
Bell Museum of Natural History
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bell Museum of Natural History

This taxidermic smorgasbord was co-created by an artist poached from the Museum of Natural History.
44.9778, -93.2331
Deli counter at Ingebretsen's
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts

Hub of Scandinavian culture in a Minneapolis deli.
44.9483, -93.2512
Chimney Rock
Bayard, Nebraska

Chimney Rock

This erect geological spire was not always named so domestically since the native inhabitants of the area thought it looked more like a penis.
41.7029, -103.3486
Clear Nebraska Day
Pine Bluffs, Nebraska

Panorama Point

Roaming bison and a spectacular view at the highest point in Nebraska.
41.0105, -104.0297
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
43.7146, -98.0254
World's Largest Crow
Belgrade, Minnesota

World's Largest Crow

Minnesota celebrated its 100-year anniversary by creating this massive ode to nature's smartest bird.
45.4530, -95.0045
Washington Island Stave Church
Washington, Wisconsin

Washington Island Stave Church

Vikings and evangelicals have both had a hand in this replica medieval church.
45.3769, -86.8995
One of the massive steel dragons.
Marshfield, Wisconsin

Jurustic Park

"Iron Age" creatures fill this huckster's rusted metal sculpture garden.
44.7358, -90.1673
Wonder Cave Entrance.
Rudolph, Wisconsin

Rudolph Grotto Gardens

Five acres of divinely inspired folk art.
44.4987, -89.8016
NWA inflatable plane balloon
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ax-Man Surplus

The Midwest's reigning king of surplus stores is full of nothing you need and everything you want.
44.9559, -93.1693
Chicago, Illinois

The remains of "Polish Broadway"

Where old school Polish Chicago and young hipster Chicago live side by side.
41.9033, -87.6671
Chicago, Illinois

Last residence of author Nelson Algren

"No writer ever gave more to a city and got back less” .
41.9063, -87.6763
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
45.2556, 5.0260