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Holiday Gift Guide: Atlas Obscura Books and Calendars
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Boston, Massachusetts

King's Chapel Crypt

A more than 260-year-old crypt built on Boston's oldest English burial ground.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
Churchill, Nevada

The Shoe Tree of Middlegate

A tree bears footwear on the loneliest road in America.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Art-o-mat

These banned cigarette vending machines now sell little pieces of pocket-sized art.
Florence, Oregon

Darlingtonia State Natural Site

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

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.
McMinnville, Oregon

The Spruce Goose

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

Evergreen Aviation Museum

Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose.
La Pine, Oregon

Lava Cast Forest

A rugged lava field dotted with molds of the ancient pines that were growing when the volcano erupted.
Fort Rock, Oregon

Fort Rock

A volcanic landmark located on an Ice age lake bed.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

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

Oregon Vortex

A tourist attraction founded around a slumping cabin.
Silver Lake, Oregon

Crack in the Ground

A volcanic fissure over two miles long and up to 70 feet deep.
Lake, Oregon

Hole in the Ground

Massive crater in central Oregon.
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
Bend, Oregon

Lava River Cave

The longest continuous lava tube in Oregon.
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
Portland, Oregon

USS Blueback

The U.S. Navy's last diesel-electric submarine rests half-submerged in the middle of Portland.
Portland, Oregon

24 Hour Church of Elvis

The World's First 24 Hour Coin-Operated Art Gallery!! Plastic, Styrofoam, and Elvis--If you can't get rid of it, you might as well worship it!!
Portland, Oregon

Portland Horse Rings

Tiny horses tethered to antique rings are scattered around the city.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
Portland, Oregon

Portlandia

Portlandia is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States.
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Casually threatening atmosphere with dessert and coffee to die for.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.