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Seattle, Washington

Connections Museum

This Seattle museum displays the history of the telephone through an impressive collection of telecom equipment.
Seattle, Washington

Kubota Gardens

This semi-secret garden in south Seattle emulates a traditional Japanese garden using the plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle, Washington

Walker Rock Garden

A Boeing mechanic and his wife leave a whimsical, stone sculptured garden as their legacy.
Aberdeen, Washington

Sucher & Sons Star Wars Shop & Kurt Cobain Memorabilia & Info Center

Novelty shop is as much an eyeful as its name is a mouthful to say, with over 3,000 unique items for sale.
Kent, Washington

Untitled (Johnson Pit #30)

Tasked with beautifying a disused stretch of industrial land one artist filled a hole with grass.
Vashon, Washington

Vashon Island Bike Tree

A bike being "eaten" by a tree is the real Vashon legend behind popular children's book, "Red Ranger Came Calling."
Winlock, Washington

Winlock Egg

The world's largest egg has been cracked a number of times over the years but has been repeatedly replaced.
Shelton, Washington

Vance Creek Viaduct

The second tallest railway trestle bridge in America proved too much of a draw, and is now off-limits thanks to social media.
Elma, Washington

Satsop Nuclear Power Plant

From overly ambitious (and eventually abandoned) atomic dream to bustling office park.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

This famous bridge twisted itself into oblivion, but not for the reason you might think.
Centralia, Washington

RichArt's Art Yard

In the midst of a residential town in Washington exists a property saturated with one man's artistic creations.
Tacoma, Washington

Thornewood Castle

"The House That Love Built" is shying away from "The House That Ghosts Love."
Olympia, Washington

Mima Mounds

Native American burial mounds? Giant gopher dens? No one knows what created the Mima Mounds.
Brooklyn, New York

Bensonhurst Statue House

One Brooklyn man's collection of life-size fiberglass statues has taken over his entire yard.
Garfield County, Utah

Burr Trail Switchbacks

Once a menacing challenge for trailblazers, this trail is now the most scenic drive in Utah.
Portland, Oregon

The Witch's Castle

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

California Scenario

A small sculpture garden that provides a microcosmic representation of California.
Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage Light Speed Planet Walk

A high school astronomy enthusiast designed this model of our solar system to be traversed on foot.
Winslow, Arizona

Jack Rabbit Trading Post

This Route 66 classic sports a giant fiberglass rabbit that you can ride.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Center of the Nation Monument

Yes, this monument is aware that it is about 20 miles away from the actual center of the United States.
Klamath, California

Klamath River Radar Station B71

These cinderblock farmhouses were actually WWII radar stations in disguise.
Los Angeles, California

Barnsdall Art Park

This historic LA park offers magnificent views and one of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces.
Juneau, Alaska

Shrine of Saint Thérèse

This shrine to the patron saint of Alaska sits on a small tidal island and was built from the land’s own beach stones.