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Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
Oakley, Kansas

Monument Rocks

One of the Eight Wonders of Kansas and the first official National Natural Monument these stark formations look like nature's Stonehenge.
Centralia, Washington

RichArt's Art Yard

In the midst of a residential town in Washington exists a property saturated with one man's artistic creations.
Olympia, Washington

Bordeaux, Washington

The remains of a former logging boom town, crumbled away in the forest.
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum

This impressively large collection includes crackers shaped like Jimmy Carter, Mickey Mouse, and more.
Chehalis, Washington

Yard Birds Mall

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

Fremont Solstice Parade

Once a year, thousands of naked cyclists flood the streets of a Seattle neighborhood.
Quincy, Washington

Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies

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

Hanford Site

Nuclear reactor created the plutonium used on Nagasaki.
Poulsbo, Washington

'Little Norway on the Fjord'

The small town of Poulsbo in Washington state is the next best thing to the Kingdom of Norway.
Seattle, Washington

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again.
Port Townsend, Washington

Fort Worden Artillery Battery

An abandoned network of military bunkers and tunnels open for anyone willing to descend into the darkness.
Seattle, Washington

Smith Tower Penthouse

42nd story Pyramid shaped penthouse tops Seattle's oldest skyscraper.
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.
Sequim, Washington

Olympic Game Farm

Some of Disney's early nature documentaries were shot at this nature preserve, now best known for its waving bears.
Seattle, Washington

Bettie Page House

What's that on the side of that building? Va Va Voom, it's Bettie!
Seattle, Washington

"Henry" Murals

Seattle’s Whimsical Mural Master.
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.
Forks, Washington

Second Beach

A surreal landscape where fanged rocks rise from the ground and the ocean feels like a great mystery.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

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

Edith Macefield's House

The tale of a strong-willed woman who stood her ground when the commercial world came rumbling in.
Forks, Washington

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.