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Morgantown, West Virginia

Don Knotts Statue

The actor best known for slapstick comedy is memorialized in his home town.
Grantsville, Maryland

Casselman River Bridge

This beautiful stone arch bridge wasn't even expected to stand for one day, but people have been crossing it for centuries.
Pagosa Springs, Colorado

The Mother Spring

No one knows exactly how deep the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring is.
Washington, D.C.

The Transportation Walk

Outside the Department of Transportation, a collection of artifacts honors the history of how we get around.
Bladensburg, Maryland

Bostwick House

This Georgian-style house built in 1746 is the oldest surviving structure in Bladensburg.
Bladensburg, Maryland

William Hilleary House

George Washington once stopped by this house for dinner.
Washington, D.C.

Chinatown Barnes Dance

The unique traffic pattern named for an influential urban planner is also known as the Pedestrian Scramble.
Washington, D.C.

Temperance Fountain

A much-maligned monument to teetotalism.
Washington, D.C.

Knife Edge

Architecture lovers won’t stop touching the National Gallery's 19.5 degree marble prow.
Washington, D.C.

Congressional Garbage Tunnel

The tunnel under the Capitol Building where Congress takes out its trash.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Coliseum

A historic arena where the Beatles played their first concert in the U.S.
Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown PRT

This university transit system is a 1970's vision of the future.
Quincy, Washington

Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies

This metallic stampede sits frozen on a Washington ridge yet the artist's vision is still incomplete.
Vantage, Washington

Ginkgo Petrified Forest

An exercise in patience and imagination, where Mother Earth turned common stuff into precious hidden treasures.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under one of Seattle's oldest bridges.
Seattle, Washington

Gas Works Park

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

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge

The longest and widest floating bridge in the world.
Seattle, Washington

Alki Flower Houses

Every summer West Seattle experiences a housing bloom.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Chinese Garden

This beautiful landscape is the only Sichuan-style garden outside of China.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Mold, Washington

Banks Lake

Every drop of water in this 27-mile long reservoir was pumped up from the Columbia River using power from Grand Coulee Dam.
Scotland, Maryland

Point Lookout State Park

This scenic Maryland park was the site of one of the worst prison camps of the Civil War.
Washington, D.C.

Site of the Union Station Train Crash

A 1,100-ton train fell through the floor in 1953. Workers got it patched up in just 72 hours.