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Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

AHAC Headquarters

Located in Faneuil Hall, the headquarters of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts has stood the test of time.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
New Haven, Connecticut

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University's home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Venice, Florida

Circus in Venice

For 32 years the famous Ringling Bros circus troupe spent winters in this sunny spot in Florida.
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 34

This abandoned NASA launch site is now a memorial to a trio of astronauts who were killed there.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
Detroit, Michigan

The Dequindre Cut Greenway

This railway-turned-greenway provides a pedestrian link in downtown Detroit and celebrates urban artwork.
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

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

Motown Museum

Berry Gordy Jr.'s old home and the original headquarters of Motown Record Corporation.
St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace Mystery Spot

Strange physical sensations and optical contradictions keep visitors coming back for more.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Skull Cave

This shallow cave got its name from copious amount of human bones found inside.
Manistique, Michigan

Kitch-iti-kipi

This freshwater spring fills with 10,000 gallons of water per minute.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
Newberry, Michigan

Oswald's Bear Ranch

Two dozen rescued bears roam (mostly) free at the largest bear ranch in the U.S.
Seney, Michigan

The Seney Stretch

"The Most Boring Road in the State."
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
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.
Highland Park, Michigan

Highland Park Ford Plant

Where the Model T was made and the assembly line was invented.