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Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

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

Camp 18 Restaurant

A logging-themed roadside restaurant surrounded by museum-quality machinery and artifacts from the industry's heyday.
Florence, Oregon

Darlingtonia State Natural Site

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

Neskowin Ghost Forest

The eerie remnants of an ancient forest that was hidden under the sand for centuries.
Tillamook, Oregon

Octopus Tree of Oregon

No one knows how this Pacific Northwest spruce tree came to have so many trunks.
Yachats, Oregon

Thor's Well

On the Oregon coast there is a natural hole that seems to be draining the sea.
Quilcene, Washington

Kalaloch Tree of Life

This large Sitka spruce that appears to be floating in mid-air, has defied logic for years.
Copalis Crossing, Washington

Ghost Forest of Copalis

This grove of ghostly cedars was killed in 1700 by an enormous tsunami that was felt from the U.S. to Japan.
Port Orchard, Washington

Elandan Gardens

Bonsai trees that are up to a thousand years old.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

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

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
Port Angeles, Washington

Olympic Hot Springs

Rustic natural hot springs in the deciduous rain forest.
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.
Ramah, New Mexico

Inscription Rock at El Morro

Countless inscriptions show this rare desert spring has been an oasis for travelers for over a thousand years.
Magdalena, New Mexico

Bracewell Radio Sundial

A one-of-a-kind sundial at the Very Large Array honors a radio astronomy pioneer, incorporating the original piers from his breakthrough radio telescope.
Monowi, Nebraska

Monowi, Nebraska

America's smallest town is run by its single citizen/mayor/librarian/bartender.
Bramhope, England

Bramhope Tunnel North Portal

This Gothic castle-like portal is a testament to the amazing craftsmanship of the navvies who built the railway tunnel.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberger Bergbahnen

This historic funicular system combines the old with the new while offering delightful views over the surrounding valley.
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Saltburn Cliff Lift

This beautiful example of Victorian engineering is the oldest water-balanced funicular anywhere in the world.
Schwyz, Switzerland

Stoosbahn Funicular

The steepest classic funicular in the world glides along a dizzying incline.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Nao Victoria Museum

A display of hand-built replicas of the legendary vessels used by Patagonian and Antarctic explorers.
El Chaltén, Argentina

Cerro Fitz Roy

The inspiration for the Patagonia Clothing logo, Cerro Fitz Roy turns pink at sunrise.
Natales, Chile

Glacier Republic

An unrecognized micronation declared by Greenpeace to protect the glaciers of Chile.
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Perito Moreno Glacier

This stunning mass of ice spans 121 square miles and is still growing.