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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pillsbury A-Mill

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

"Princess Kay of the Milky Way" Butter Heads

Each year, one talented artist puts on a show sculpting twelve butter-based busts of dairy princesses.
Red Wing, Minnesota

World's Largest Boot

Inside this museum resides a boot fit for a giant.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul-Changsha China Friendship Garden

A piece of solitude and tranquility in the heart of East Saint Paul.
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.
Duluth, Minnesota

S.S. William A. Irvin

This rare vessel mixed luxury with labor before being converted to a museum and sometimes haunted maze.
Grand Marais, Minnesota

Eagle Mountain

Minnesota's highest point is a scenic vista marked by a plaque and armies of mosquitoes.
Duluth, Minnesota

Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum

The watery grave of an impractical idea.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hahn/Cock

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

World's Largest Crow

This Minnesota town celebrated the state's 100-year anniversary by creating a massive ode to nature's smartest bird.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Broken Down Dam Park

A riverside park built around the ruins of a massive dam that collapsed in 1909.
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.
Darwin, Minnesota

World's Largest Ball of Twine Rolled by One Man

17,400 lbs., 12 feet in diameter, and 29 years in the making.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Stone Arch Bridge

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

Headwaters of the Mississippi River

At this Minnesota state park you can easily wade across the source of the mighty Mississippi.
Bloomington, Minnesota

The Mall of America

Equal parts record-breaking temple to consumerism and bizarre fun park, it's more than you think it is...
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.
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.
Blue Earth, Minnesota

Jolly Green Giant Statue

This massive roadside mascot was the first version of the giant to illustrate his butt.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Elf Door at Demings Height Park

Enter the Forest of the Elves.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980s.
Minnesota

Iona's Beach

When waves crash onto this section of beach, the rocks sing a song.
Grand Marais, Minnesota

Devil's Kettle

Half of a waterfall goes into the river while the other half seems to disappear.