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Portland, Oregon

Hollywood Theatre

This theatre and its amazing marquee harken back to the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
Carroll, New Hampshire

Mount Washington Hotel

A beautiful Gilded Age hotel in the White Mountains with surprising diplomatic history.
San Diego, California

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

This historic Chinese church was relocated and revived as a museum that preserves and celebrates Chinese art, history, and culture.
Larne, Northern Ireland

Kilcoan Gardens

Located on the Islandmagee peninsula, these gardens are among the most distinguished in County Antrim.
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii Thermopolium

Before it was buried by volcanic ash, this fast-food restaurant fed the hungry hordes of ancient Rome.
Colebrook, New Hampshire

Dixville Notch

A mere dot on the map in the great north woods is the first place in America to vote in Presidential elections.
Bethel, Maine

Maine Mineral & Gem Museum

A showcase of geologic history and home to one of the largest collection of lunar meteorites on Earth.
Austin, Nevada

Nevada State Route 722

US-50 in Nevada is known as "the Loneliest Road in America," but this earlier iteration of the route is even lonelier.
Ashland, Oregon

Lithia Water Fountain

A public fountain that spouts "health water" from a nearby spring.
Herľany, Slovakia

Herľany Geyser

One of the few cold geysers in Europe, its eruptions are powered by carbon dioxide.
Paris, France

Passy Cemetery

A short distance from the Eiffel Tower is the final resting place of several of the city’s more well-known and interesting characters.
Cave Junction, Oregon

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve

This natural marble cave is one of only five national monuments in Oregon.
Woodburn, Oregon

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

This little slice of the Netherlands in the Pacific Northwest blooms in a rainbow of color each spring.
Mount Angel, Oregon

Mount Angel Abbey Museum

World's largest porcine hairball sits in a collection maintained by Benedictine monks.
Silverton, Oregon

The Gordon House

The only house in Oregon designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Shedd, Oregon

Thompson's Mills

The last water-powered mill in Oregon is open daily for free tours and has a surprising history.
Seattle, Washington

Elephant Car Wash Sign

This giant pink elephant stood in downtown Seattle for more than 60 years.
Florence, Oregon

Exploding Whale Memorial Park

Fifty years after a “blast blasted blubber beyond all believable bounds,” this idyllic natural area commemorates the carnage.
McMinnville, Oregon

Erratic Rock State Natural Site

A 36-ton remnant of the last Ice Age now resides amid picturesque vineyards.
Sandwich, Massachusetts

Sandwich Boardwalk

Hundreds of personalized inscribed planks make up this historic boardwalk.
Palm Springs, California

Shiprock, Palm Springs

A 250 million-year-old rock formation has earned a rather unique nickname.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Site of the First Transcontinental Call

This plaque commemorates the call between Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson.
Beaumaris, Wales

St Seiroil's Well

A holy well believed to have healing powers.