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Holiday Gift Guide: Atlas Obscura Books and Calendars
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North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Seattle, Washington

Bettie Page House

What's that on the side of that building? Va Va Voom, it's Bettie!
Seattle, Washington

Belfry Oddities

A Seattle oddities shop brimming with Victorian-era gems and antique curio.
Seattle, Washington

Howe Street Stairs

Spanning an elevation of 160 feet and containing 388 steps, this is Seattle's longest staircase.
Seattle, Washington

Plymouth Pillars Park

The four tall pillars once marked the entrance of the historic Seattle church that fought for women's suffrage and civil rights.
Seattle, Washington

A Sound Garden

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

UPS Waterfall Garden Park

This secluded, man-made waterfall marks the birthplace of the United Parcel Service.
Skamania, Washington

The Ape Cave

The longest continuous lava tube in the continental U.S. offers 2.5 miles of dark explorations for the adventurous.
Seattle, Washington

Mystery Soda Machine

An old vending machine serves up unpredictable beverages from its seemingly magical insides.
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads, and a Fiji Mermaid.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

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

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Sequim, Washington

Olympic Game Farm

Some of Disney's early nature documentaries were shot at this nature preserve, now best known for its waving bears.
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
Seattle, Washington

Mox Boarding House

A busy cafe better known for board games than food.
Seattle, Washington

Magnuson Park Fin Art

Old submarine parts have been converted into faux whale fins.
Port Angeles, Washington

Port Angeles Underground

Tour the original street level of Port Angeles, buried underground in 1914.
Seattle, Washington

Pac Man Park

This painted blacktop brings the classic arcade game to life.
Seattle, Washington

Edith Macefield's House

The tale of a strong-willed woman who stood her ground when the commercial world came rumbling in.
Seattle, Washington

Freeway Park

The first park to ever be built over a freeway was a brutalist masterwork.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

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

Gas Works Park

This former coal gasification plant found a curious second life as a popular public park.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Meowtropolitan Cat Café

Make your reservation to have coffee with some kitties.
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

Leave a button on the jacket of this iconic Seattle clown.