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Neah Bay, Washington

Cape Flattery

At the most northwestern point of the contiguous United States lies a trail leading through an ancient forest to stunning cliff-side vistas and massive oceanside caves.
Hawthorne, Nevada

Hawthorne Ordnance Museum

Once a staging site for World War II munitions.
Virginia City, Nevada

Gold Hill Hotel

The oldest hotel in Nevada.
Sierra City, California

Sierra Buttes Lookout

A fire lookout atop a glacial pinnacle is reached by climbing three vertiginous flights of stairs.
Old Town, Washington

Dungeness Spit

The longest spit in the United States ends at a lighthouse in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Winnemucca, Nevada

Tobin Range (Pearce) Scarps

The strongest earthquake in Nevada's recorded history left these spectacular breaks along the west front of a range in central Nevada.
Mount Charleston, Nevada

Silent Heroes of the Cold War National Memorial

A memorial to the unknown and unheralded men and women of the Cold War military and intelligence services.
Nye County, Nevada

Warm Springs Ghost Town

The only thing still moving in this town is the eponymous hot spring.
Seattle, Washington

Dusty Strings

This music school doubles as a store for unique, hand-crafted, and hard-to-find instruments.
Sponsored by Visit Seattle
Las Vegas, Nevada

Tule Springs Fossil Beds

This arid landscape was once a lush wetland. Today, it's a paleontological site filled with fossilized mammoths, sabertooth cats, and more.
Ojai, California

Bart's Books

Explore more than 130,000 new and used books in the "world's largest outdoor bookstore."
Springdale, Utah

Maurice Graham Monument

Dedicated to an airmail pilot who never let go of his important payload.
Fallon, Nevada

Helicopter Crash Memorial

Unopened beer cans are left at this monument to honor the Navy men who lost their lives during a training mission.
Kanab, Utah

Coral Pink Sand Dunes

Colorful sand dunes create a unique attraction in this part of Utah's red-rock country.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Mono Mills, California

Mono Mills

A relic of the region's once booming timber industry.
Seattle, Washington

Suzzallo Library Reading Room

With its vaulted ceiling and gilded details, this University of Washington library would feel right at home inside an old palace.
Reno, Nevada

'Jackson'

This former New Jersey bus now exists as a public art exhibit.
June Lake, California

Obsidian Dome

A natural dome made of volcanic glass in Inyo National Forest.
Ely, Nevada

Nevada Northern Railway Museum

This former mining railroad is one of the best-preserved short lines in North America.
Redlands, Colorado

Independence Monument

For over a century, it has been a tradition to raise a flag at the top of this 450-foot sandstone pillar on the 4th of July.
Chinle, Arizona

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Red sandstone structures dominate this landscape, which has been inhabited for some 5,000 years.
Big Trees, California

The Discovery Tree

California's longest-running tourist attraction is a stump.
Mono City, California

Basalt Plug

This large chunk of dark rock is a relic from an ancient volcanic eruption.
St. George, Utah

Snow Canyon State Park

Although it also features red, orange, and variegated cliffs of Navajo Sandstone, this state park is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbor.