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Places visited in Jamestown, North Dakota
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Places visited in Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Places visited in Lemmon, South Dakota
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Jamestown, North Dakota

World's Largest Buffalo

A true roadside icon standing on the same plains that the herds once roamed.
46.8923, -98.6989
White Cloud, as photographed by Carroll Wentland.
Jamestown, North Dakota

Legendary Albino Buffalo

Three legendary, living albino buffalo roaming their pastures for all to see.
46.8871, -98.6998
Stop at Lemmon's Petrified Wood Park while cycling across SD
Lemmon, South Dakota

Petrified Wood Park

An entire city block built completely out of petrified wood.
45.9399, -102.1594
Welk's simple childhood home.
Strasburg, North Dakota

Lawrence Welk's Birthplace

The humble beginnings of the man known for his lavish "champagne" music.
46.1455, -100.1676
New Salem, North Dakota

Salem Sue

World's largest Holstein cow.
46.8450, -101.4113
Three levels of shopping stacked on top of one another, built above the world's largest underground aquarium, and centered around a full-blown indoor amusement park.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more then you think it is...
44.8550, -93.2421
Spoonbridge and Cherry
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
44.9706, -93.2890
Elf Door
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Elf Door at Demings Height Park

Enter the Forest of the Elves.
45.0247, -93.2435
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Stone Arch Bridge

The Oldest Bridge in Minneapolis.
44.9845, -93.2555
As viewed from the west, from the Washington Avenue Bridge. (Wikimedia Commons)
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

20,000 pieces in a Frank Gehry-designed building.
44.9718, -93.2374
Prospect Park with a view of the tower
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prospect Park Water Tower

This iconic water tower and failed bandstand is open for panoramic views once a year.
44.9689, -93.2125
NWA inflatable plane balloon
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ax-Man Surplus

The Midwest's reigning king of surplus stores is full of nothing you need and everything you want.
44.9559, -93.1693
The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in Como Park, built in 1915.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park)

Home to the Amorphophallus titanum "Corpse Flower," which is among the largest flowers in the world and also smells powerfully of rotting flesh when in bloom.
44.9798, -93.1480
Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The literary king of the Jazz Age was born in this lovely Minnesota home which still honors his legacy.
44.9454, -93.1205
The entrance to the caves in St. Paul.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Wabasha Street Caves

Mushrooms, gangsters ... disco?
44.9359, -93.0870
Electro-Metabograph
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Museum of Quackery and Medical Frauds

A museum within a museum, devoted to history's most questionable medical devices.
44.9435, -93.0957
The Vision of Peace statue.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Vision of Peace (Indian God of Peace)

World's largest carved onyx figure stands as a tribute to enduring peace.
44.9439, -93.0935