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San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel and restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo's Bubblegum Alley

An alley covered with 20 years of bubble gum.
Cambria, California

Nitt Witt Ridge

A house built from trash known as the poor man's Hearst Castle.
Morro Bay, California

Morro Rock

A massive volcanic plug is now a protected area that hosts a number of bird species.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Sam Kee (Jack Chow) Building

At just six feet two inches deep, it is said by Guiness and Ripley to be the world’s narrowest freestanding office building.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
Seattle, Washington

Lake View Cemetery

A beautiful final resting place for some of the noteworthy deceased.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
Sylacauga, Alabama

Monument to Lady-Whacking Meteorite

Abstract marble carving for an 8.5-pound rock.
Birmingham, Alabama

Statue of Vulcan

A 58-foot tall statue of the god of fire looks out over Birmingham, Alabama.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Custer, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

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

Wall Drug

The granddaddy of all tourist traps, built on ice water and jackalopes.
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world.
San Francisco, California

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

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

A Sound Garden

A huge musical sculpture and other art installations on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grounds.