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Tuckaleechee Caverns. (Creative Commons)
Townsend, Tennessee

Tuckaleechee Caverns

Mile-long cave system near Great Smoky Mountains.
35.6584, -83.7766
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
37.2136, -86.1548
Chicago, Illinois

Dusty Groove

Internationally known record store and purveyor of "dusties."
41.9022, -87.6677
Detroit, Michigan

Fisher Body Plant 21

Glass and concrete building designed by Albert Kahn.
42.3692, -83.0621
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world.
41.8822, -87.6283
St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace Mystery Spot

Strange physical sensations and optical contradictions keep visitors coming back for more.
45.8758, -84.8080
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Just before the door was shut on the Crypt of Civilization.
Atlanta, Georgia

Crypt of Civilization

The world's first time capsule lies behind a welded steel door in Atlanta.
33.8751, -84.3319
storefront, front view
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

A purveyor of unusual items located in the center of Atlanta, Georgia.
33.7670, -84.3491
Outside of the store. (Loved To Death)
San Francisco, California

Loved To Death

Storefront that specializes in Oddities, Victorian antiques, taxidermy and Jewelry. Home of The Articulated Art Gallery.
37.7695, -122.4502
McElroy Octagon House
San Francisco, California

McElroy Octagon House

One of few lasting examples of the brief octagon craze that developed into folly.
37.7978, -122.4274
San Francisco, California

Corporate Goddess Sculptures

Faceless white figures loom over the city from the rooftop.
37.7928, -122.4043
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors.
37.7879, -122.4033
Ceiling
San Francisco, California

450 Sutter Street

Nestled in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling Financial District stands a unique homage to the Mayan and Beaux Arts.
37.7897, -122.4078
San Francisco, California

Leroy King Carousel

A still functioning vaudeville carousel that has operated for over a century boasts a colorful menagerie and past.
37.7834, -122.4021
Longaberger's home office.
Newark, Ohio

Longaberger Basket Building

An office built to look like a giant basket.
40.0635, -82.3453
Sign at the entrance to Christmas Lane. (Wikimedia Commons)
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
43.3146, -83.7390
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
42.3001, -83.2329
Dymaxion House
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
42.3031, -83.2331
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
42.2706, -83.2091
Detroit, Michigan

The World's Largest Stove

Weighing 30,000 pounds, this monument represents Detroit's first industrial era.
42.4393, -83.1176
Grande Ballroom
Detroit, Michigan

Grande Ballroom

Abandoned concert venue legendary for its rock counterculture.
42.3646, -83.1286
A postcard from the inside of the aquarium, dating to 1907 or 1908.
Detroit, Michigan

Belle Isle Aquarium

The Beaux Art aquarium boasts a vast collection of saltwater and freshwater fish on an island in the Detroit River.
42.3379, -82.9856
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
42.3586, -83.0215