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Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Butterfly House

Hopeless romantics will swoon over the sweet story behind this bright and colorful home.
Moscow, Russia

Lubyanka

Former headquarters of the KGB.
Moscow, Russia

Hotel Ukraina

The tallest hotel in Europe.
Moscow, Russia

Monument to the Conquerors of Space

Moscow's imposing monument to the space age.
Moscow, Russia

Lenin's Mausoleum

Embalmed remains of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Moscow, Russia

Red Gates skyscraper

Stalinist skyscraper built with help of cryotechnology.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow Metro Stations

The gorgeous entrances into the city's underbelly look more like grand halls than subway stops.
McMinnville, Oregon

The Spruce Goose

The wooden airship was the largest flying boat ever built.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

10,000 flowered plants bloom in the City of Roses.
Florence, Oregon

Darlingtonia State Natural Site

The park preserves a single, rare species of carnivorous plant that spells certain doom for any unsuspecting insects.
Portland, Oregon

Portland Horse Rings

Tiny horses tethered to antique rings are scattered around the city.
Darmstadt, Germany

The Ludwigshöhe

A former Nazi lookout tower with a magnificent view of the Rhineland.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory

The haunting ruins of a military fortress turned astronomical observatory sit on a Sarajevo mountaintop.
Park County, Montana

Grasshopper Glacier

A rapidly disappearing glacier filled with extinct grasshoppers, perfectly preserved in the ice.
Turner, Oregon

Enchanted Forest

This charmingly homemade amusement park has been growing for 40 years despite originally being dubbed "Idiot's Hill."
Portland, Oregon

The Witch's Castle

These old stone ruins in the Oregon wilderness were once bathrooms and are steeped in legends of murder.
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers.
Stevenson, Washington

Beacon Rock

An extraordinary mixture of natural beauty and man-made phenomena.
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
Seattle, Washington

UPS Waterfall Garden Park

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

Seattle Underground

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

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.