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Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary

A hidden oasis in the heart of Minneapolis is also an Important Bird Area.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hidden Beach

Secret hideaway for an alternative beach experience.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The literary king of the Jazz Age was born in this lovely Minnesota home which still honors his legacy.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

F. Scott Fitzgerald House

The home where a lovestruck Fitzgerald wrote his first published novel, "This Side of Paradise."
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Rathskeller Cafe

A 115-year-old restored German dining hall awaits those who venture beneath the Minnesota State Capitol.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

'Miracle on Ice' Statue

This statue of Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks immortalizes one of the greatest moments in American sports history.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

20,000 pieces in a Frank Gehry-designed building.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Grave of Hubert H. Humphrey

Vice President Humphrey's final resting place is tucked away in this cemetery along with a few other notable figures.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Grave of Callum DeVillier

For posterity, a singular achievement: 3,780 hours of dancing.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnehaha Falls

This small, but beautiful waterfall has attracted visits from artists, composers, and two United States presidents.
Saint Paul, Minnesota

The Story Stones

Each of these 87 large stones has a unique message. Together, they form part of the Minnesota Military Family Tribute.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Curator's Office

A Borgesian work of art that may blur the line between fiction and reality a little too convincingly.
Winona, Minnesota

WNB Financial African Safari Exhibit

Hunting trophies and antique guns make up the unusual display at this Minnesota bank building.
Madison, Wisconsin

Lost City Forest

The arboretum whose marshy soil sucked up the dreams of housing developers.
Middleton, Wisconsin

National Mustard Museum

More than 5,000 contemporary and "historic" mustards from around the world.
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the "King of the Soul Singers" ever missed.
Madison, Wisconsin

Picnic Point Beach House

This forgotten beach house built to look like a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece overlooks a hidden beach.
Madison, Wisconsin

Eston Hemings's Grave

The final resting place of one of Thomas Jefferson's formerly enslaved sons.
Madison, Wisconsin

'Roads Diverge'

The only thing these street signs will help you navigate is your imagination.
Madison, Wisconsin

Lamp House

Hidden away in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a nearly forgotten home that Frank Lloyd Wright built for a childhood friend.
Madison, Wisconsin

Old Abe

A renowned Civil War veteran, this Bald eagle now presides over the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Madison, Wisconsin

Badger Sculpture of the USS Wisconsin

Comprised of Spanish war cannons, this sculpture once graced the bow of a WWI warship.
Madison, Wisconsin

Elvis Karate Fight Plaque

A stone marker memorializes the spot where the King broke up a street fight with a classic karate stance.
Lisle, Illinois

Four Columns at Morton Arboretum

A tribute to one granddaughter's old apartment which now represents the whims of each visitor.