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Two Harbors, Minnesota

Split Rock Lighthouse

This picturesque cliffside beacon no longer calls to sailors but shines once a year in honor of a famous shipwreck.
Jordan, Minnesota

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

This bright yellow building is packed with sweet treats from all around the world, from chocolate-covered crickets to whoopie pies.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mill City Museum and site of "The Great Mill Disaster"

When flour explodes, it's not a pretty sight.
Minnesota

Iona's Beach

When waves crash onto this section of beach, the rocks sing a song.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls Michelangelos

One devoted couple has donated multiple recreations of Michelangelo's sculptures to this South Dakota town.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Buffalo Ridge 1880 Cowboy Town

This Wild West attraction is alive with glitching automatons.
Montrose, South Dakota

Porter Sculpture Park

A roadside collection of over-sized iron creations that are a bit more macabre than most.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

House of Balls

Funhouse of found art and participatory sculpture.
Cloquet, Minnesota

Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station

The famed architect designed this Minnesota gas station of the future with a lookout tower.
Kabetogama Township, Minnesota

Ellsworth Rock Gardens

Terraced flowerbeds and rock sculptures in the midst of the Minnesota wilderness.
Waskish, Minnesota

Big Bog State Recreation Area

Journey through the largest remaining peat bogs in the contiguous United States to see the wilderness as it once was.
Kelliher, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan's Gravesite

A memorial to a larger-than-life legend, inside a county that also holds Bunyan's death certificate.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

The Nook Basement

The basement bowling alley of this St. Paul dive bar is decorated with thousands of dollar bills.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

The world-record holder for the longest bridge stretching continuously over water.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Beltrami Park / Maple Hill Cemetery

From Burial Site to Bocce Ball Court.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pillsbury A-Mill

This old residential building was once the largest flour mill in the world.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory

One of the world's premier laboratories for hydraulic engineering research takes full advantage of the water's power.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Times They Are A-Changin'

This kaleidoscopic mural shows Bob Dylan throughout his transition from young troubadour to Nobel laureate.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sculpture Clock

This 1960s kinetic artwork has been restored and is once again whirling away in downtown Minneapolis.
Brooklyn, New York

Charles Feltman's Tomb

The inventor of the Coney Island hot dog rests in a grand mausoleum in Brooklyn.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Manhole Covers

Downtown Minneapolis mixed art and function by turning some of their sewer covers into works of art.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Elf Door at Demings Height Park

Enter the Forest of the Elves.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Stone Arch Bridge

The only arched bridge made of stone on the entire Mississippi River.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hahn/Cock

One of two giant blue cockerel statues erected with an intentional double meaning.