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Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

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

Trail of Two Forests

See the imprints of ancient trees, burned and preserved by lava.
Quincy, Washington

Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies

This metallic stampede sits frozen on a Washington ridge yet the artist's vision is still incomplete.
Vantage, Washington

Ginkgo Petrified Forest

An exercise in patience and imagination, where Mother Earth turned common stuff into precious hidden treasures.
Ellensburg, Washington

Dick and Jane's Spot

An outsider art duo's yard has been turned into a whimsical public gallery.
Tacoma, Washington

Fireboat No. 1

This landmark vessel dry-berthed in Tacoma's harbor served in emergencies and ceremonies for more than 50 years.
Tacoma, Washington

'We Honor a Hero' Memorial

This statue honors Marvin Klegman, a heroic child who died while saving another boy's life in a 1949 earthquake, and shares his long untold story.
Tacoma, Washington

Old St. Peter's Church

The oldest remaining building in Tacoma was once the home of the "oldest bell tower" in America.
Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma Public Sundial

This municipal sundial has been keeping time along Tacoma's Commencement Bay since 1978.
Tacoma, Washington

'Top of the Ocean' Monument

This waterfront restaurant was the life of the party until a crime syndicate burned it to the ground.
Tacoma, Washington

Dune Peninsula

A massive environmental project transformed this former smelter into a beautiful park.
Chehalis, Washington

Yard Birds Mall

A giant roadside black bird marks the location of this eclectic local mall.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Center Armory

A community gathering place that once housed half-ton tanks and the World's Fair.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Bridge

From a neon Rapunzel to a bike traffic meter to a street fair color scheme, the most opened drawbridge in the US is a veritable art gallery.
Neskowin, Oregon

Neskowin Ghost Forest

The eerie remnants of an ancient forest were hidden under the sand for centuries.
Tillamook, Oregon

Octopus Tree of Oregon

No one knows how this Pacific Northwest spruce tree came to have so many trunks.
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Twin Rocks

Two massive rock outcroppings on the Oregon coastline.
Rockaway Beach, Oregon

The Original Pronto Pup

Ride a mechanical corn dog at the alleged birthplace of America's favorite deep-fried wiener.
Seattle, Washington

Union Station

Though strikingly beautiful, Seattle's other railway station is now largely forgotten.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Aberdeen, Washington

Kurt Cobain Memorial Park

A tribute to the Nirvana frontman hides beneath the bridge that was the singer's beloved hangout spot.
Longview, Washington

Nutty Narrows Bridge

This bridge provides safe passage for squirrels.
Toledo, Washington

Gospodor Monument Park

These memorials built by an eccentric bachelor on the side of Interstate 5 cause both wonder and traffic accidents.
Winlock, Washington

Winlock Egg

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