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Chicago, Illinois

Former Site of Selig Polyscope Film Studios

Chicago was once a major hub of film production, but being silent film you don’t hear much about it.
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery

An enormous park-like oasis, full of famous Chicagoans' graves.
Chicago, Illinois

Inez Clarke Monument

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

Eternal Silence

A haunting statue called "Eternal Silence" has quite the reputation among visitors with active imaginations.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Fish Ladder Park

An angular maze of concrete in Grand Rapids acts both as public art and as a staircase for fish traveling upstream.
Grand Rapids, Michigan

'Handfuls of Small Stones'

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, a marker honors the creation story of a proud fictional culture.
L'Anse, Michigan

Bishop Baraga Shrine

This missionary's legacy looms large over the Upper Peninsula of Michigan—literally.
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.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Da Yoopers Tourist Trap

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

Pickle Barrel House

This little barrel-shaped cottage by Lake Superior was once a cartoonist's summer retreat.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

A museum celebrating the self-taught artist-environment builder.
Shingleton, Michigan

Chapel Rock

This lone tree and dramatic sandstone outcropping are so beloved by Michiganders they can be found on one of the state’s coins.
Peshtigo, Wisconsin

45th Parallel Marker

Almost half-way between the Equator and North Pole.
Shelby, Michigan

Cherry Point Farm and Market Lavender Labyrinth

West Michigan’s Cherry Point Farm and Market boasts a lavender labyrinth so large it’s visible on Google Earth.
Newberry, Michigan

Oswald's Bear Ranch

Two dozen rescued bears roam (mostly) free at the largest bear ranch in the U.S.
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.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Skull Cave

This shallow cave got its name from copious amount of human bones found inside.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Washington, Wisconsin

Nelsen’s Hall & Bitters Club

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

Top of the Lake Antique Snowmobile Museum

More than 150 snowmobiles fill this Michigan museum.
Washington, Wisconsin

Washington Island Stave Church

Vikings and Evangelicals have both had a hand in this replica medieval church.
Mackinaw City, Michigan

The Wacky Taxidermy & Miniatures Museum

Taxidermy and miniatures come together to create this unique museum.
Manistee, Michigan

S.S. City of Milwaukee

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