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Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Chicago, Illinois

The Empty Bottle

A beloved Chicago music venue offering cold beer and lots of “Friendly."
Benton, Illinois

George Harrison Commemorative Mural

The famous Beatle secretly visited this Illinois town several times to visit his sister.
Urbana, Illinois

The Morrow Plots

The oldest experimental corn field in America is still creating better ways to grow crops.
Urbana, Illinois

Nick Offerman Azumaya

An actor's tribute to a former mentor.
Oak Park, Illinois

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

The first home and studio that belonged to the famous architect.
Oak Park, Illinois

Unity Temple

After an Illinois church was struck by lightning and burned down, Frank Lloyd Wright designed this replacement.
Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

Cave-In-Rock

River pirates, murderous bandits, and serial killers used this Illinois cave as their debauched hideout.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Chicago, Illinois

Beer Baron Row

These mansions date back to Chicago's days as a brewer's paradise.
Chicago, Illinois

Rainbo Club

Beloved bar home to musicians of all eras and reputations.
Chicago, Illinois

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Orthodox church partially financed by Tsar Nicolas II.
Chicago, Illinois

Puerto Rican Flag Sculptures

Huge abstract sculptures of the Puerto Rican Flag.
Omaha, Nebraska

Old Lincoln Highway in Omaha

A brick-paved former section of the historic coast-to-coast highway.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Museum of the American Cocktail

If New Orleans is the birthplace of the "cocktail," why does their own museum of cocktail memorabilia beg to differ?
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Eiffel Tower of New Orleans

A little piece of Paris in the sultry south of the U.S.
Evanston, Illinois

Evanston Garage Door Gallery

The murals have transformed a residential alley into a vibrant drive-through gallery.
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.

This shop for all your super spy needs hides an educational secret.
Chicago, Illinois

Phyllis' Musical Inn

Combination beer garden and music venue in the heart of Wicker Park.
Chicago, Illinois

Championship Vinyl in "High Fidelity"

Where Cusack's record store from the film "High Fidelity" was located.
Chicago, Illinois

Stan Mansion

Built to house a chapter of the Knights Templar, this grandiose building is a relic of Freemasonry in Chicago a century ago.
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
Shingleton, Michigan

Chapel Rock

This lone tree and dramatic sandstone outcropping are so beloved by Michiganders they can be found on one of the state’s coins.