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Ridgefield, Washington

Ridgefield's Heritage Sequoia

The largest non-native tree in Washington
Gold Bar, Washington

Espresso Chalet

A 14-foot-tall Bigfoot statue stands guard over this café and filming location.
Anacortes, Washington

Green Point

On the edge of this small Washington Park, a piece of the Earth's mantle has come to the surface.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum

This impressively large collection includes crackers shaped like Jimmy Carter, Mickey Mouse, and more.
Spokane, Washington

Big Red Wagon

This playground sculpture of an icon from the past is dedicated to the children of the future.
Spokane, Washington

Mary Lou's Milk Bottle

A giant milk bottle from the 1930s beckons drivers to this diner.
Pullman, Washington

The Junk Castle

A home made entirely from scrapped, reclaimed and recycled material in Whitman County, Washington.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

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

La Merced Breakwater - Overgrown Ship Hulk

This dilapidated ship carcass covered in trees is a striking sight.
Cardiff, Wales

Animal Wall at Cardiff Castle

Recently restored menagerie of Victorian-era beasts.
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
Wrexham, Wales

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The longest and tallest aqueduct in Britain can actually be sailed across.
Conwy, Wales

Llangernyw Yew

One of the world's oldest trees comes with a Welsh legend intertwining it with a spirit prophesying death.
Abergele, Wales

Gwrych Castle

After years of slow decline, a derelict Gothic castle is now being restored to life.
Conwy, Wales

The Great Orme Copper Mines

The world's largest prehistoric copper mine had 30,000 animal bones scattered throughout the maze of passageways.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Conwy, Wales

Laburnum Arch

A breathtaking flower tunnel bursts with beautiful golden blossoms.
Port Erin, Isle of Man

Milner's Tower

A prison tower–like edifice honoring a beloved local benefactor.
Rushen, Isle of Man

Sir William Percy Cowley Memorial

On the southwestern tip of the Isle of Man, a stone monument to one of the island's great conservationists.
Rushen, Isle of Man

Thousla Cross

This concrete memorial commemorates a group of brave locals who saved the crew and passengers of a wrecked ship.
St. John's, Isle of Man

Tynwald Hill

Believed to be the former location of one of the earliest Viking assemblies in Europe.
Laxey, Isle of Man

The Laxey Wheel

World's largest working waterwheel has been around for over 150 years.
Port Erin, Isle of Man

Isle of Man Steam Railway

A 150-year-old steam locomotive crosses the southern half of the island daily.
St John's, Isle of Man

Manx Giant's Pillar

An unusual monument to a 19th-century circus star.