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Centerville, Indiana

Warm Glow Candle Outlet

A giant lumpy candle serves as a beacon for this highly scented pit stop.
Dearborn, Michigan

The Roundhouse at Greenfield Village

One of the few working locomotive roundhouses in the United States.
Chicago, Illinois

Former location of Sophie’s Busy Bee

Site of a once beloved Polish diner, and location of a famous Hillary Clinton soundbite.
Chicago, Illinois

Terra Cotta Row

In a quiet north Chicago neighborhood rests a stunning relic of the golden age of earthenware design.
Chicago, Illinois

Quimby's Bookstore

The beloved home to all publications indie, erotic, and punky.
Chicago, Illinois

St. Mary of the Angels

This titanic Catholic church in Chicago is also a refuge of the fictional cult-favorite wizard detective Harry Dresden.
Chicago, Illinois

Site of Eugene Sawyer's “Inauguration”

Parking lot where a Chicago mayor was inaugurated under very sketchy circumstances.
Norfolk, Virginia

Yellow Fever Park

One tiny triangular park commemorates the victims of a yellow fever epidemic—many of whom are buried right below the grass.
Norfolk, Virginia

Cementiscope

A cement mixer-turned-kaleidoscope in downtown Norfolk offers different views of the city.
Norfolk, Virginia

Doumar's Barbecue

Iconic, old-fashioned carhop restaurant that gave the world the waffle cone.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Witch of Pungo Statue

This statue is dedicated to Grace Sherwood, the last person in Virginia to be convicted of being a witch.
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Monument to a Century of Flight

Down the road from where the Wright brothers lifted off is another flight tribute practically hidden from sight in the woods.
Manteo, North Carolina

William B. Umstead Bridge

So many migrating birds roost on the bridge, it has a special summer speed limit.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Evanston, Illinois

Little Northwestern

A student designed this 3D-printed scale replica of the entire university campus.
Wadsworth, Illinois

Onan's Gold Pyramid House

A six-story-tall golden pyramid, surrounded by a moat.
Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center

This museum offers an actual time machine back through Colorado's past.
Denver, Colorado

Cheesman Park

A downtown park built on top of unclaimed graves.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
Denver, Colorado

'Unsinkable' Molly Brown House

One of the greatest heroes of the Titanic tragedy came from humble beginnings to this beautiful home.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Prague, Czechia

The Penguins at Kampa Park

A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.
Stockholm, Sweden

Tyska Kyrkan Weather Vane

This centuries-old rooster survived a devastating fire.
Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey

A stunning Victorian abbey and walled garden on a lakefront.