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Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
Bremerton, Washington

Sail of the USS Parche

The only surviving piece of a submarine said to be the most decorated vessel in U.S. history.
Poulsbo, Washington

'Little Norway on the Fjord'

The small town of Poulsbo in Washington state is the next best thing to the Kingdom of Norway.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

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

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again.
Port Townsend, Washington

Fort Worden Artillery Battery

An abandoned network of military bunkers and tunnels open for anyone willing to descend into the darkness.
Tacoma, Washington

Bridge of Glass

A beautiful footbridge with over 2,000 glass sculptures along the walls and ceiling.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

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

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

Utah is home to the fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Lechuguilla Cave

A cave's rare beauty held a cavernous secret hidden underground.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site

These Pre-Columbian petroglyphs contain representations of birds, deer, hunters, and even some early Native flute players.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

The second-largest cave chamber in the world was discovered in 1898 by a 16-year-old and a friend known as "Pothead."
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Park

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
Florence, Arizona

Tom Mix Monument

At an isolated roadside rest area stands a monument marking where famous Western star Tom Mix died in 1940.
Houck, Arizona

Fort Courage

This abandoned bootleg attraction was built to cash in on the popularity of classic TV show, F Troop.
Leupp, Arizona

Canyon Diablo

The remains of this hell for leather wild west town can still be found in the Arizona desert.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Humphreys Peak B-24 Wreckage

The wreckage of a deadly bomber plane crash can still be found near an Arizona peak.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

This Arizona observatory is famous for investigations into Martian life, and as the place humans first spotted Pluto.
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.