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Winnetka, Illinois

The 'Home Alone' House

Recognized the world over as the home of the McCallisters in the 1990 movie "Home Alone."
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A lush green oasis in the middle of Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

This massive stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
Wilmette, Illinois

Bahá'í Temple

The only Bahá'í house of worship in North America and one of only a handful worldwide.
Chicago, Illinois

Monadnock Building

The last masonry skyscraper ever built reveals a transitional moment in architectural history.
Chicago, Illinois

Beginning (and End) of Historic Route 66

A journey begins with a single step, and for many, the road-trip of a lifetime started at this Chicago intersection.
Chicago, Illinois

Former Home of MTV’s “The Real World Chicago"

Location of the Real World's disastrous, and protested, eleventh season.
Chicago, Illinois

The Insect Asylum

A small Chicago museum filled with thousands of preserved butterflies, beetles, and more.
Chicago, Illinois

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

Designed by Alfred Caldwel, this landscape showcases his vision of a native garden.
Chicago, Illinois

The Wieners Circle

A hot dog stand where the heads are just as hot as the dogs.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

The twin towers in this Chicago fountain use 50 foot tall video screens to spit on people.
Chicago, Illinois

Merz Apothecary

An antiquated German apothecary on Chicago's North Side.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
Chicago, Illinois

Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities

This morbid, delightful curiosity shop offers everything from animal bones to human teeth.
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Witches Gulch

Over thousands of years, this slot canyon was carved out of the bed of an ancient lake.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
New York, New York

The 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

Try not to get slimed in Tribeca.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum

This quirky museum has a collection of more than 15,000 bobblehead dolls.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Bronze Fonz

Statue dedicated to the star of an old television show.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ladybug Building

The bugs crawling down the front of this office building are almost as big as a '68 VW Beetle.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mitchell Park Domes

A unique botanical garden housed in three giant geodesic domes.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Buckner Mansion

This Garden District mansion was built to be bigger and grander than its original owner's former partner turned rival.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Street Name Tiles of New Orleans

This distinctive Crescent City tradition dates back to the days of horse-drawn carriages.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.