Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Bob's Java Jive
Tacoma, Washington

Bob's Java Jive

Tacoma’s 25-foot coffee pot music spot has served up over 80 years of concrete kitsch.
47.2317, -122.4645
The old gasification plant in Gas Works Park, Seattle
Seattle, Washington

Gas Works Park

This former coal gasification plant found a curious second life as a popular public park.
47.6462, -122.3337
Maryhill Stonehenge
Goldendale, Washington

Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

A French chateau, failed utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State.
45.6775, -120.8648
Looking over the gorge and Columbia River
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
45.5396, -122.2443
Pittock Mansion
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers
45.5252, -122.7163
The Witch's Castle
Portland, Oregon

The Witch's Castle

These old stone ruins in the Oregon wilderness have been the site of both murder and restrooms
45.5286, -122.7245
Willamette Falls, second largest (by volume) in the US
Oregon City, Oregon

Willamette Falls

The second largest waterfall by volume in the US, Willamette Falls is outdone only by Niagara in the amount of water that is pushes northward
45.3516, -122.6190
Paul Bunyan Statue
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear
45.5840, -122.6866
Weather Machine
Portland, Oregon

Weather Machine

This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting the weather is a thing of whimsy
45.5189, -122.6793
Mystery Soda Machine
Seattle, Washington

Mystery Soda Machine

An old vending machine serves up unpredictable beverages from its seemingly magical insides.
47.6199, -122.3195
Idaho City
Idaho City, Idaho

Idaho City

A former gold rush boom town has managed to stay in business for over 100 ramshackle years
43.8285, -115.8346
An exterior shot of the Carson Mansion.
Eureka, California

The Carson Mansion

Commonly referred to as the most photographed Victorian home in the United States
40.8053, -124.1584
The Chandelier Tree in 2005.
Leggett, California

Chandelier Tree

Massive redwood tree that has a hole in the base big enough to drive through
39.8657, -123.7142
Cape Foulweather. (Valleycat/Atlas Obscura)
Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cape Foulweather

First landing spot for James Cook on his voyage of discovery to the Sandwich Islands
44.8084, -124.0632
FBI sketch of D.B. Cooper
Ariel, Washington

D.B. Cooper Day at the Ariel General Store & Tavern

An annual celebration of the infamous, unsolved skyjacking
45.9559, -122.5665
Phantom Ship Rock
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth
42.9331, -122.1956
Skamania, Washington

The Ape Cave

The longest continuous lava tube in the continental U.S. offers 2.5 miles of dark explorations for the adventurous
46.0858, -122.0069
Goldendale, Washington

Goldendale Observatory State Park

A fine, large-aperture telescope available for public use
45.8389, -120.8138
Lowell charter Township, Michigan

James C. Veen Observatory

This observatory comes complete with three separate telescopes and a dedicated community of amateur and expert astronomers
42.9052, -85.4013
Medical Ed. Photo by Annetta Black
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

100 year old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads and a Fiji Mermaid
47.6042, -122.3390
Vancouver, Canada

Steam Clock Gastown Vancouver

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown
49.2849, -123.1113
Sign at the entrance to Christmas Lane. (Wikimedia Commons)
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store
43.3146, -83.7390
Fremont, Michigan

National Baby Food Festival

Week-long festival in the baby food capital of the world
43.4675, -85.9420
Jake the Alligator Man
Long Beach, Washington

Marsh's Free Museum

Home of Jake the Alligator Man, the mummified remains of a cigar smoking, cross-dressing celebrity of the Northwestern coast
46.3493, -124.0550