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Obscura field agents enjoy their cave drinking
Nevada City, California

Old Stonehouse Brewery

A watering hole where the options for seating include a bar, patio, or subterranean cave.
39.2616, -121.0162
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
The salmon swimming through the building.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
45.5180, -122.6824
Boots taken from victims to prevent them running away. Copyright Michael P. Jones/Cascade Geographic Society 2010.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
45.5240, -122.6734
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
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
Mount Hood
Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.
45.5381, -121.5672
Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel...
45.3311, -121.7100
Adalanta Desert
Atlanta, Georgia

Adalanta Desert

Beside some power panels, a plaque celebrates the history of an alternate world.
33.7867, -84.4122
Ribbon cutting at Door #6
Atlanta, Georgia

Tiny Doors ATL

Scattered around Atlanta are tiny little doors with great big charm.
33.7736, -84.3644
Atlanta, Georgia

The Krog Street Tunnel

An underground magnet for ever-changing street art.
33.7523, -84.3634
On Doll's Head Trail
Atlanta, Georgia

Doll's Head Trail

Just a few miles from downtown Atlanta is a trail covered in a crazy collection of outsider art.
33.6809, -84.3355
“You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Phoenix, Arizona

'Fireflies' The Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

The official name “You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies” says it all.
33.4667, -112.0727
Borrego Springs, California

Galleta Meadows Estate

Metal Jurassic Park on the side of a California highway.
33.2877, -116.3755
"Pioneertown 1946".
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
34.1564, -116.4986
Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace
Pioneertown, California

Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace

Weary travelers trekking through Joshua Tree have a music-filled, booze-soaked oasis to land before continuing through the desert.
34.1566, -116.4931
Krblin Jihn Kabin
Joshua Tree, California

Krblin Jihn Kabin

Story of the restricted, but still evocative, world of a remarkable man in the High Desert of Southern California.
34.1471, -116.2998
Crosses and other religious symbols dot the hillside opposite the BART station.
Lafayette, California

The Crosses of Lafayette

Thousands of crosses and markers for soldiers who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan blanket a California hillside.
37.8951, -122.1236
Two o’clock titty
San Francisco, California

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

The neighborhood church casts a breast-shaped shadow that locals have come to call the “two o’clock titty.”
37.7842, -122.4255
Sutter Buttes with the Sierra Nevada in the distance
Sutter, California

Sutter Buttes

Rising out of miles of farmland, these buttes are sometimes called the world's smallest mountain range.
39.2057, -121.8147
De Lauers Super Newsstand
Oakland, California

De Lauers Super Newsstand

The newsstand that never closes its doors—well, almost never.
37.8038, -122.2715
Tehachapi Wind Farm
Tehachapi, California

Tehachapi Wind Farm

Thousands of turbines whir at at the origin of North American wind power.
35.1681, -118.4737
20-mule team from viewing platform
Boron, California

Borax Visitor Center

Everything you always wanted to know about borates is here.
35.0319, -117.7009
Kaiser Convention Center
Oakland, California

Kaiser Convention Center

An abandoned convention space that has been left to the homeless and the radical.
37.7975, -122.2613