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Monterey, California

Doc Ricketts' Lab

Steinbeck's old stomping grounds, immortalized in Cannery Row.
Forks, Washington

Forks Timber Museum

A glimpse into the "Logging Capital of the World" at a time when there was far more forest and far less machinery.
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.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
Olympia, Washington

Mima Mounds

Native American burial mounds? Giant gopher dens? No one knows what created the Mima Mounds.
Hermiston, Oregon

Umatilla Chemical Depot

A stunning landscape with bunker after bunker of chemical weapons as far as the eye can see.
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
Pāhoa, Hawaii

Big Island Lava Flow

Watch the newest land on the planet form before your eyes.
Pahala, Hawaii

Punalu`u Black Sand Beach

This black shoreline is made up of exploded lava particles.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

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

Seattle's Ramps to Nowhere

Activists are fighting to preserve these unfinished highway ramps as a tribute to the citizen revolt that halted their construction decades ago.
Seattle, Washington

Bettie Page House

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

Gas Works Park

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

Blue Moon Tavern

This popular bar has been blurring the line between normal and edgy for more than 75 years.
Seattle, Washington

Mystery Soda Machine

An old vending machine serves up unpredictable beverages from its seemingly magical insides.
Arco, Idaho

Experimental Breeder Reactor-I

The world's first nuclear power plant is open to visitors looking to role-play a meltdown.
Seattle, Washington

Bop Street Records

A vinyl-lover's Shangri-La.
Seattle, Washington

Eastlake Zoo Tavern

One of the only cooperatively owned bars in the nation wears its eclectic history on its walls.
Marblemount, Washington

Temple of Power

This sci-fi gazebo located in a Washington power town is made from old bits of industrial electrical equipment.
Granite Falls, Washington

Big Four Ice Caves

Cave carved out of a huge snow drift collapsed killing one and injuring five in July 2015.
Tillamook, Oregon

Octopus Tree of Oregon

No one knows how this Pacific Northwest spruce tree came to have so many trunks.
Field, British Columbia

Yoho National Park

Fossils, railroads, and waterfalls!
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park

The ancient dwellings of the Puebloans, carved into the cliffs of majestic mesas.