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Checkerboard Mesa

This unusual patterns in this rock formation result from two distinct modes of weathering.
Hurricane, Utah

Zion–Mount Carmel Tunnel

A tunnel with windows, so you don't miss out on the impressive views.
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.
Chicago, Illinois

Livonian Wolves at the Leaping Wall

In one Chicago park, a trio of werewolves are waiting to devour their fallen brethren.
Chicago, Illinois

Puerto Rican Flag Sculptures

Huge abstract sculptures of the Puerto Rican Flag.
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

Historic Garfield Station Entrance

The original Garfield station is the oldest station facility on the "L", with the station house dating from 1892.
Chicago, Illinois

Hudson Chess Park

A Japanese temple, old German townhouses, and public chess tables offer a peaceful escape from the bustle of the North Side.
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Water Cribs

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

Rosenberg Statue

A goddess-topped water fountain in Chicago was created thanks to the dreams of a thirsty newsboy.
Chicago, Illinois

Man With Fish

This awkward aquarium sculpture is one of the strangest statues in Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

Not to be confused with the iconic New York City skyscraper, this Chicago building is a vibrant hub for artists.
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
Chicago, Illinois

Coyote Building

One of the last functioning antique elevators in Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Haymarket Square

Home to a protest movement, a bombing, and a dramatic change in labor history.
Chicago, Illinois

World Artifacts on the Tribune Tower Walls

Fragments of architectural wonders from around the globe are embedded in the newspaper building's walls.
Chicago, Illinois

Rainbo Club

Beloved bar home to musicians of all eras and reputations.
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Gary, Indiana

City Methodist Church

This stunning gothic ruin was a casualty of the Indiana steel industry crash.
Springfield, Illinois

Mr. Accordion's Grave

The empty tomb that houses the memories of Roy Bertelli's revenge.
Springfield, Illinois

Proud Raven Totem Pole

Abraham Lincoln's likeness rests at the top of this giant totem pole.
Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln's Receiving Vault

The original vault that held the president's remains still stands, empty, not far from where he was finally buried.
Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Tomb

When you visit his grave, be sure to rub the Great Emancipator's nose for good luck.
St. Louis, Missouri

Chuck Berry's House

The red brick house where the father of rock 'n' roll wrote some of his classic hits.