poetryinsilence's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
poetryinsilence's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Laona, Wisconsin
3rd
Places visited in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Loading map...
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the city's voodoo culture.
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Swing Park

An off-the-beaten-path place to literally hang beneath Milwaukee's Holton Street Bridge.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

Bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Cave of the Mounds

This cave holds a surprisingly colorful variety of geological oddities.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
La Pointe, Wisconsin

Apostle Island Sea Caves

These Great Lakes sea caves accessible by boat in the summer turn into temples of ice reachable by foot in the winter.
Peshtigo, Wisconsin

Peshtigo Fire Museum

A museum devoted to the victims and the survivors of the most catastrophic fire in American history.
Ogema, Wisconsin

Timms Hill

The highest point in Wisconsin is capped by two towers that are not as mythic as Tolkien's but provide much better views.
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.
Laona, Wisconsin

Camp 5 Museum

Experience the life of an 1800's lumberjack at this interactive museum that is only accessible by railroad.
Laona, Wisconsin

World's Largest Soup Kettle

This huge stew pot is is the focal point of the"Community Soup" event which honors tradition and soup.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Rhinelapus

Meet the "Green Monster" of Monico, Wisconsin.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

The Hodag

The menacing creature had a tremendous influence on the local culture before being exposed as a hoax.