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Medical Ed. Photo by Annetta Black
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

100 year old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads and a Fiji Mermaid
47.6042, -122.3390
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass
47.6523, -122.3473
Jake the Alligator Man
Long Beach, Washington

Marsh's Free Museum

Home of Jake the Alligator Man, the mummified remains of a cigar smoking, cross-dressing celebrity of the Northwestern coast
46.3493, -124.0550
Sam Hills grave marker just below stonehenge
Goldendale, Washington

Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

French chateau, failed Utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State
45.6793, -120.8630
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art
47.6081, -122.3403
Seattle, Washington

Lenin Statue of Fremont

Statue of Lenin, from Cold War era Czechoslovakia, now in a neighborhood of Seattle
47.6515, -122.3513
Bunkers looking North (I-84 view)
Hermiston, Oregon

Umatilla Chemical Depot

A stunning landscape with bunker after bunker of chemical weapons as far as the eye can see.
45.8082, -119.4001
Cathedral Park
Portland, Oregon

Cathedral Park

A heavenly experience, right here on Terra Firma
45.5886, -122.7580
Mill Ends Park
Portland, Oregon

Mill Ends Park

The world's smallest park was dedicated in 1948 as the only colony for leprechauns west of Ireland
45.5162, -122.6732
Color Picture of the 1940 collapse
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think
47.2620, -122.5419
Phantom Ship Rock
CRATER LAKE, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956
Vancouver, Canada

Steam Clock Gastown Vancouver

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown
49.2849, -123.1113
Cape Foulweather. (Valleycat/Atlas Obscura)
Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cape Foulweather

First landing spot for James Cook on his voyage of discovery to the Sandwich Islands
44.8084, -124.0632
Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria Column

A Roman style column in Oregon hides a spiral staircase inside
46.1814, -123.8175
Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel...
45.3311, -121.7100
Oregon City Municipal Elevator 1940's (photo from Oregon City website)
Oregon City, Oregon

Oregon City Municipal Elevator

Home to the only municipal elevator in the United States
45.3569, -122.6077
Seattle, Washington

Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction
47.6216, -122.3481
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest
47.6201, -122.3484
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion
44.1214, -124.1256
An exterior shot of the Carson Mansion.
Eureka, California

The Carson Mansion

Commonly referred to as the most photographed Victorian home in the United States
40.8053, -124.1584
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel
45.5318, -122.2913
Warrenton, Oregon

The Wreck of the Peter Iredale

100-year-old shipwreck you can walk up to at low tide
46.1784, -123.9810
Fremont, Michigan

National Baby Food Festival

Week-long festival in the baby food capital of the world
43.4675, -85.9420
The Chandelier Tree in 2005.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

Massive redwood tree that has a hole in the base big enough to drive through
39.8657, -123.7142