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Toutle, Washington

North Fork Survivors

Outside this souvenir shop is a statue of Bigfoot composed of volcanic ash.
Spokane, Washington

Dodd House

The former home of the "Mother of Father's Day."
Spokane, Washington

Greenwood Cemetery

Local legend has it that an old, decaying staircase outside this cemetery is haunted by dozens of ghosts.
Spokane, Washington

Indian Painted Rocks

Protected from the elements, these Native American rock paintings have survived approximately 250 years.
Spokane, Washington

Mary Lou's Milk Bottle

A giant milk bottle from the 1930s beckons drivers to this diner.
Vantage, Washington

Ginkgo Petrified Forest

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

Dry Falls

Site of the greatest known waterfall that ever existed.
Boston, Massachusetts

Democratic Donkey and Republican Footprints

This statue intended for children to enjoy became a minor political spat.
Bainbridge Island, Washington

The Labyrinth Mosaic and Halls Hill Lookout

Overlooking Puget Sound sits a garden with a Buddhist prayer wheel and an elaborate labyrinth.
North Bend, Washington

Snoqualmie Tunnel

This long, dark tunnel is open to hikers, but those without lights are known to get confused even on the straight path.
Seattle, Washington

Elephant Car Wash Sign

This giant pink elephant stood in downtown Seattle for more than 60 years.
Renton, Washington

Renton Public Library

This unique library spans a mighty river.
Des Moines, Washington

Landmark on the Sound

A historic Masonic building overlooking the Puget Sound.
Sequim, Washington

Troll Haven

A magical santucary of mythological statuary.
Port Townsend, Washington

Fort Worden Artillery Battery

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

'Wake'

This sculpture forces visitors to confront their relationship with space.
Redmond, Washington

Nike Nuclear Missile Site S-13/14

This Cold War missile launch site has been abandoned for 40 years.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

Twin Peaks' real life Double R Diner has been restored to its damn fine television look.
Boston, Massachusetts

Charles Dickens' Door and Mirror

These items are all that remain from the room used by the author during his second tour of the U.S.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Copalis Crossing, Washington

Ghost Forest of Copalis

This grove of ghostly cedars was killed in 1700 by an enormous tsunami that was felt from the U.S. to Japan.
Long Beach, Washington

Washington's Largest Frying Pan

This super-sized skillet is a replica of a usable giant pan where a woman once skated on bacon.
Astoria, Oregon

Goonie Trails

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