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Winlock, Washington

Winlock Egg

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

Mike's Chili Parlor

Feeding hungry Ballard boat workers since 1922.
Seattle, Washington

Walker Rock Garden

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

Orient Express Restaurant

This Seattle joint serves food inside an old train car once used by FDR.
Seattle, Washington

Georgetown Castle

An allegedly haunted mansion with a tragic, tawdry past.
Soap Lake, Washington

Soap Lake

People come from across the globe to swim in this lake believed to have healing properties.
Colfax, Washington

St. Ignatius Hospital

An abandoned 19th-century hospital now swirling in ghost stories.
Pullman, Washington

Farr Cemetery

A graveyard for early settlers, sometimes called Old Pioneer Cemetery, hidden in the woods on a hillside.
Seattle, Washington

Elephant Car Wash Sign

This giant pink elephant stood in downtown Seattle for more than 60 years.
San Francisco, California

Pier 22½ & the SFFD Fire Boats

Prone to disastrous fires, the city of San Francisco has the Guardian, a fireboat gifted by residents, to watch over them from the bay.
San Francisco, California

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
New York, New York

Sidewalk Subway Map

Plot your trip through the city on the sidewalk.
New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

This mosaic dedicated to John Lennon was tended for years by a Beatles super-fan.
New York, New York

Fearless Girl Statue

Wall Street has a new heroine, a bronze statue of a small but fierce girl.
New York, New York

Trinity Churchyard

This cemetery has graves dating back to the 17th century, including the city's oldest carved tombstone and an ominous cryptogram.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
Seattle, Washington

The Bullitt Center

This unique Seattle structure was designed to be the greenest commercial building on the planet.
Seattle, Washington

The Georgetown Trailer Park Mall

This offbeat trailer park is home to vintage peddlers, local artists, indie makers, and more.
Seattle, Washington

The Wedgwood Rock

This quiet neighborhood is also home to a 700-ton rock transported by the last Ice Age.
Seattle, Washington

Alki Flower Houses

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

Bridge of Glass

A beautiful footbridge with over 2,000 glass sculptures along the walls and ceiling.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Portland, Oregon

Transcendence

A sculpture of a salmon swimming through a brick building.
Seattle, Washington

Denny Substation

The Denny Substation has been called "the coolest substation in the world" and sits in a densely populated Seattle neighborhood.