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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Water Cribs

These chunky stone towers out in Lake Michigan are the key to Chicago’s drinking water.
Chicago, Illinois

Inez Clarke Monument

A strange and haunting monument of unknown origin in the historic Graceland Cemetery.
Chicago, Illinois

Concrete Traffic

An actual 1957 Cadillac De Ville, encased in 15 cubic yards of concrete.
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers.
Chicago, Illinois

Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures

This surprising gem is a world-class archeological museum hidden at the University of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Thorne Miniature Rooms

Each of these gorgeous, intricately decorated rooms is painstakingly crafted to the scale of 1 inch: 1 foot.
Chicago, Illinois

The Fountain of Time

A hollow cement depiction of time's inexorable effect on the human body.
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery

An enormous park-like oasis, full of famous Chicagoans' graves.
Three Forks, Montana

Missouri Headwaters State Park

The source of America's longest river is also a historical landmark and the start of a famous nude run.
Kearny, New Jersey

'Annie' Bridge

The drawbridge used in the filming of the movie 'Annie' has been in the open position as it was in the movie for decades.
Astoria, Oregon

Flavel House Museum

You might recognize this historic Oregon mansion from its appearance in 'The Goonies.'
Bangor, Maine

Thomas Hill Standpipe

This 1.5 million-gallon water tower inspired Stephen King while he was writing "It."
Silverton, Colorado

Christ of the Mines Shrine

This alpine statue of Jesus in Silverton is said to protect both miners and local economies.
Budapest, Hungary

Empress Sissi Statue

This memorial to a murdered empress took 20 years to design, then spent 30 years hidden away in storage.
Tonopah, Nevada

U.S. 6 in Nevada

A stretch of highway even lonelier than the so-called "Loneliest Road in America."
Kilmichael Glassary, Scotland

Dunadd Fort

Believed to be the capital of the the ancient kingdom of Dál Riata.
Hội An, Vietnam

Museum of Sa Huỳnh Culture

A small museum dedicated to Vietnam’s lesser-known Iron Age culture.
Youngstown, New York

Old Fort Niagara

This historic fort spans more the 300 years.
Eastbourne, England

The Lamb Inn

Eat and drink at a pub older than the Magna Carta
Ellsworth, Maine

Big Chicken Barn

It's a repurposed treasure trove of history, located just an hour away from Acadia National Park.
Pleasantville, Pennsylvania

The Little Village

A collection of bite-sized buildings creates a magical mini village in the Pennsylvania mountains.
Navajo Mountain, Utah

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

This magnificent natural sandstone bridge is one of the largest in the world and is an iconic symbol for Lake Powell.
Natick, Massachusetts

Natick Praying Indian Burying Ground

A small burial ground honoring Native American veterans of the Revolutionary War.
Etna, Maine

Camp Etna

A major spiritual gathering place in central Maine since the mid-1800s.