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North Vancouver, British Columbia

Capilano Suspension Bridge

This expansive bridge in the Canadian wilderness was originally just built for friends.
Vancouver, British Columbia

9 O'Clock Gun

This quirky piece of naval artillery has been deafening Canadians for over a century.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Shameful Tiki Room

A high point in Vancouver kitsch.
San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo's Bubblegum Alley

An alley covered with 20 years of bubble gum.
Ojai, California

Bart's Books

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

Hans Christian Andersen Museum

Honoring the famed folktale author, this California museum looks like it belongs in the Black Forest.
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel and restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
Seattle, Washington

Gas Works Park

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

Lenin Statue of Fremont

Statue of Lenin, from Cold War era Czechoslovakia, now in a neighborhood of Seattle.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

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

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

This corn maze so big you may want to pack a lunch, and possibly a flaregun.
Winters, California

Stevenson Bridge

This graffiti-covered bridge is the quintessential vision of a place for disillusioned youth to escape the complexities of burgeoning adulthood.
Napa, California

Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

The largest drain hole in the world.
Oakland, California

Mountain View Cemetery

Oakland's beautiful monumental cemetery.
Fort Bragg, California

Glass Beach

A trash dump made beautiful by nature's power.
Chico, California

World's Largest Working Wooden Yo-Yo

Hidden inside a gift shop that doubles as a museum, this gargantuan yo-yo can only be operated by crane.
Sacramento, California

Johnny Cash Mural

This 15-story mural celebrates the 50th anniversary of the musician's iconic "At Folsom Prison" album.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento's Original Street Level

The California capital city once stood 10 feet lower than it does today.
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States.
Sacramento, California

Tower Bridge

Art Deco stylings conceal the true nature of this bridge.
Sacramento, California

Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The capitol city's oldest existing cemetery.
Sacramento, California

Samson Luggage Sculpture

Pillars made of 700 pieces of luggage climb to the ceiling of Sacramento Airport's baggage claim.