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Oregon City, Oregon

Willamette Falls

The second largest waterfall by volume in the U.S., Willamette Falls is outdone only by Niagara in the amount of water that is pushed northward.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

Abbotsford House

This Scottish manor house is a lush relic from the life of a literary great.
Brownsville, Oregon

Linn County Historical Museum

A brief journey through early 19th-century pioneer life across Linn County.
Tillamook, Oregon

2nd Street Coffee House

Stepping inside this coffee shop is a journey through time.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

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

Oregon City Municipal Elevator

Home to the only outdoor municipal elevator in the United States.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Crescent Beach

This gorgeous beach hides behind two headlands in Oregon's Ecola State Park.
Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria Column

A Roman-style column in Oregon hides a spiral staircase inside.
Portland, Oregon

Pittock Mansion

This sandstone mansion was the home of two of Oregon's most important pioneers.
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Twin Rocks

Two massive rock outcroppings on the Oregon coastline.
Portland, Oregon

Paul Bunyan Statue

This stoic, if derpy, giant stands as a monument to Oregon's statehood and the novelty culture of yesteryear.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
Astoria, Oregon

Goonie Trails

The lush coastal city of Astoria is riddled with forgotten secret sidewalks.
Portland, Oregon

Voodoo Doughnut and Wedding Chapel

The magic's in the hole!
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
Surry, Virginia

Bacon’s Castle

Rowdy rebels fortified this home during the first popular uprising in United States history.
Williamsburg, Virginia

Lord Botetourt

Affectionately known as "Lord Bot," this historic statue has a cult social media following and rightly claims to be “the most metal inhabitant of the Wren Yard.”
Williamsburg, Virginia

President Heads

43 giant busts of U.S. presidents are sitting in a field in Virginia.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Millennium Clock Tower

The dance of this huge clock is a magnificent and eerie commentary on good and evil in the history of humankind.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bennets Bar

This historic pub has maintained much of its 1906 decor, including a small sequestered room for women, where orders were slipped through a tiny window.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bruntsfield Links

A free public golf course hides in plain sight in the heart of Scotland’s capital.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Hanging Stanes

A pair of stones embedded in an Edinburgh street remember one of the city's last public hangings.
Edinburgh, Scotland

John Knox House

This charming old building's loose connection with the Scottish Reformer is what saved it from demolition after it split apart.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bakehouse Close

This alley off Edinburgh's Royal Mile contains remnants of the city's seedier history.