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Willamette Falls, second largest (by volume) in the US
Oregon City, Oregon

Willamette Falls

The second largest waterfall by volume in the US, Willamette Falls is outdone only by Niagara in the amount of water that is pushes northward.
45.3516, -122.6190
Pittock Mansion
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers.
45.5252, -122.7163
Paul Bunyan Statue
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
45.5840, -122.6866
(Flickr/samgrover)
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
45.5156, -122.6792
Mill Ends Park
Portland, Oregon

Mill Ends Park

The world's smallest park was dedicated in 1948 as the only colony for leprechauns west of Ireland.
45.5162, -122.6732
Cathedral Park
Portland, Oregon

Cathedral Park

A heavenly experience, right here on Terra Firma.
45.5886, -122.7580
The 15th of Beal's 20 seed bottles
East Lansing, Michigan

Dr. Beal's Seed Viability Experiment

This experiment in the lifespan of seeds will take a century before it is complete.
42.7304, -84.4817
Dearborn, Michigan

Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum

Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath.
42.3001, -83.2329
Traverse City, Michigan

Traverse City State Hospital

Former self-sufficient mental institution now a planned community.
44.7564, -85.6426
Giant Canister Vacs "The Va Cuna"
Portland, Oregon

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum

These machines have been collecting dust for decades.
45.5242, -122.6614
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
45.5318, -122.2913
Looking over the gorge and Columbia River
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
45.5396, -122.2443
Cinespia cemetery screening at Hollywood Forever
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
34.0887, -118.3190
Banff, Alberta

Banff Merman

A mysterious taxidermy man-beast of the seven seas.
51.1722, -115.5721
Danvers Hospital in 2008.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Danvers State Hospital

Basis for H.P. Lovecraft's horror stories and Batman's Arkham Asylum, now a horrifying condo.
42.5824, -70.9775
Devil Boat in a town of Arco
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.
43.6342, -113.2971
Lake Michigan's Bermuda Triangle
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Lake Michigan Triangle

Paranormal activity on the great lakes.
44.0886, -87.6576
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
45.8160, -84.7270
Main entrance to the Exploratorium at Pier 15
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.
37.8017, -122.3973
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
37.8029, -122.4482
Dymaxion House
Dearborn, Michigan

Dymaxion House

The only surviving prototype for Buckminster Fuller's house of the future.
42.3031, -83.2331
Color Picture of the 1940 collapse
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
47.2620, -122.5419
Mars Cheese Castle's iconic sign stands 80 feet tall
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94.
42.6150, -87.9528
The tyrannosaurus rex greets visitors.
Port Orford, Oregon

Prehistoric Gardens

A collection of colorful dinosaurs hidden in an actual rainforest.
42.6118, -124.3922