175 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Oregon - Atlas Obscura

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A Feminist Road Trip Across the U.S.

Over the past month, Atlas Obscura has been exploring the stories of women who changed the world, from wildlife biologists and mountain climbers to Civil War spies and tattoo artists. To celebrate these daring women who struck out on their own, we’ve put together a cross-country road trip. Over 12 stops and more than 3,000 miles, this route will give you a front-row seat to women’s history in America.

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Residents of Albany, Oregon, have been hand carving the carousel's fanciful animals for 20 years.

The Carousel That Saved a Town

How building a children's attraction rebuilt the community of Albany, Oregon.
The Humongous Fungus is most visible when it produces the edible and tasty honey mushroom, but the season is brief and doesn’t happen every year.

What the World's Largest Organism Reveals About Fires and Forest Health

In Oregon, the Humongous Fungus plays a complex role in an ecosystem reshaped by humans.
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