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Chicago, Illinois

Narwhals at the Field Museum

To find the "unicorns of the deep" you've got to go downstairs.
Chicago, Illinois

N. W. Harris Learning Collection

Where dioramas can follow you home.
Chicago, Illinois

Man With Fish

This awkward aquarium sculpture is one of the strangest statues in Chicago.
Chicago, Illinois

Balbo Monument

How did a 2,000-year-old Roman column find its way to a Chicago park?
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers.
Ponce de Leon, Florida

Vortex Spring

A humid oasis combines recreation with exploration in a unique underwater cavern.
Ozark, Alabama

Veteran's Memorial Bridge

Now abandoned, the first reinforced concrete bridge in Alabama still stands over the Pea River.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the United States is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Sheepeater Cliff

Around half a million years ago, these magnificent columnar basalt cliffs were formed from cooling lava.
Cody, Wyoming

Buffalo Bill Dam

At the time of its completion, it was the tallest dam in the world.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

The world's largest mountain carving could fit all of Mount Rushmore inside it many times over.
Chicago, Illinois

Stained Glass at Navy Pier

A display of magnificent stained glass windows is the first exhibit of its kind.
Chicago, Illinois

Aircraft Carriers of Navy Pier

Chicago's Navy Pier on Lake Michigan was a training hub for aircraft carrier pilots during WWII.
Chicago, Illinois

Bob Newhart Statue

Honoring the star of the “The Bob Newhart Show” which took place in the city of Chicago in the 1970s.
Chicago, Illinois

Crown Fountain

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

Mac the Moose

The world's largest moose statue is located (where else?) in Canada.
Regina, Saskatchewan

Reginald the Grasshopper

This bushy bug is one of the unsanctioned public sculptures that have survived in Regina.
Regina, Saskatchewan

Albert Memorial Bridge

This Art Deco landmark claims to be the longest bridge over the shortest span of water in the world.
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Tunnels of Moose Jaw

Underground tunnels once home to crime are now back open to the public.
Banff, Alberta

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

The natural hot spring that was integral to the creation of Canada's first national park.
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.