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Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Salt Lake City, Utah

Victim of the Beast Gravestone

Here lies Lilly E. Gray, an alleged "Victim of the Beast," but no one knows why.
Wendover, Utah

Bonneville Salt Flats / Bonneville Speedway

Come for the speed, leave in love with the desert.
Calistoga, California

California's Old Faithful

California's own majestic geyser is powered by a subterranean volcano.
San Francisco, California

Dangling Legs at the Piedmont Boutique

The giant pair of sexy legs sticking out the window of this costume store have become its main draw.
Felton, California

Bigfoot Discovery Museum

This quirky roadside attraction dives into the many theories surrounding North America's most infamous hairy cryptid.
Yermo, California

Calico Ghost Town

A desert ghost town that was once home to over 500 silver mines, Calico lasted only 12 years of boom before it all went bust.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
Calipatria, California

Slab City

During winter months, this abandoned navy base becomes an off-grid home and alternative living community for thousands of retirees.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
Los Angeles, California

Galco's Soda Pop Stop

Shop selling 500 flavors of soda has something for everyone.
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love.
Thermal, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Los Angeles, California

The Museum of Death

World's largest collection of serial killer artwork and other macabre exhibits.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Sacramento, California

Patty Reed's Doll

A tiny survivor of the Donner Party disaster.
Chloride, Arizona

Chloride Ghost Town

All of the 20 occupied houses in this mostly abandoned town feature some curious display of junk art.
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Mystery Spot

A "gravitational anomaly" located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California.
Santa Cruz, California

Court of Mysteries

A strange house built only at night, with rumored mystic inspiration.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

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

Loved To Death

A storefront that specializes in oddities, Victorian antiques, taxidermy and Jewelry.
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
Byron, California

Byron Hot Springs Hotel

A ruined hotel with an unlucky history and an eerie present.