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Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel, but the inside is not going to be familiar.
Portland, Oregon

24 Hour Church of Elvis

The World's First 24 Hour Coin-Operated Art Gallery!! Plastic, Styrofoam, and Elvis--If you can't get rid of it, you might as well worship it!!
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Featuring a casually threatening atmosphere along with dessert and coffee to die for.
Portland, Oregon

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum

These machines have been collecting dust for decades.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
Portland, Oregon

The Grotto

A beautiful 62-acre Catholic shrine and botanical garden.
Portland, Oregon

The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium

An emporium for the weird, creepy, rare, and just plain gross.
Portland, Oregon

Cathedral Park

A heavenly experience, right here on Terra Firma.
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Portland, Oregon

Mill Ends Park

The world's smallest park was dedicated in 1948 as the only colony for leprechauns west of Ireland.
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
Portland, Oregon

Weather Machine

This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting the weather is a thing of whimsy.
Portland, Oregon

Vaux's Swifts at Chapman School

Tens of thousands of tiny birds swarm into one school chimney every fall.
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers.