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Detroit, Michigan

McNamara Terminal Light Tunnel

Inside the Wayne County airport is an amazing collection of lights and sounds.
Norfolk, Virginia

Mary Hardy MacArthur Memorial

The childhood home of the famous general's mother is now a small, walled garden.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Jennie Wade House

Home of the only civilian casualty at the Battle of Gettysburg.
St Paul, Minnesota

Western Sculpture Park

An underappreciated sculpture garden just a few blocks from the capitol building.
Portsmouth, Virginia

Lightship Portsmouth Museum

A lightship turned museum, outfitted with artifacts from the vessel's past as part of the U.S. Lighthouse Service.
Poolesville, Maryland

John Poole House

Dating to 1793, this is the oldest building in Poolesville.
Manchester, New Hampshire

Heather Street Wright Houses

Not one, but two of Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpieces nestled on the same street.
Marianna, Arkansas

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner

One of the most acclaimed eateries in Arkansas is a two-table diner on the ground floor of a family home.
New Haven, Connecticut

Pirelli Building

After decades of neglect, a brutalist icon is getting new life as an eco-friendly hotel.
Savannah, Georgia

Johnny Mercer’s Childhood Home

The humble beginnings of one of America’s greatest songsmiths.
Holly Grove, Arkansas

Louisiana Purchase State Park

A short boardwalk through a swamp leads to the spot from which the Louisiana Purchase was surveyed.
Barcelona, Spain

The Güell Pavillions Dragon Gate

This stunning iron gate designed by Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí is filled with mythic symbolism.
Liverpool, England

Eleanor Rigby Statue

This bronze statue was dedicated to a 1966 Beatles hit.
Edina, Minnesota

Southdale Center Shopping Mall

Opened in 1956, the first modern indoor shopping mall in the world was inspired by the shopping arcades found in European cities.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Petroglyph National Monument

Thousands of pieces of art have been carved into the rock at the site of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Weeksville Airship Hangar

During World War II, blimps were a key part of the United States' defense against German U-boats—this building could house a dozen of the armed airships.
Messina, Italy

Pylons of Messina

Climb the dead electric pylons of Messina.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Hinckley, Minnesota

Hinckley Fire Museum

Its collection contains relics from the devastating disaster that set the town ablaze.
Baudette, Minnesota

Basshenge

A garden full of metal sculptures that celebrate the double bass.
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Archaearium

This museum explores the grim reality of life in the earliest British colonies in America.
Ein Hod, Israel

Nisco Museum

It took a lifetime to collect these mechanical musical wonders.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Germantown White House

The oldest surviving presidential residence in the United States.
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

Little Bohemia Lodge

A restaurant and lodge in northern Wisconsin which served as a clandestine hideout for John Dillinger and featured one of the most famous botched FBI raids in history.