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Tarquinia, Italy

Etruscan Necropolises of Tarquinia and Cerveteri

Wandering this ancient burial place offers a glimpse of the afterlife in the fresco-adorned tombs of an ancient Etruscan civilization.
Forks, Washington

Forks Timber Museum

A glimpse into the "Logging Capital of the World" at a time when there was far more forest and far less machinery.
La Push, Washington

Chilean Memorial

A tiny plaque hidden miles into the Washington wilderness is all that remains to honor a shipwreck that left 18 people dead.
Clyde Hill, Washington

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge

The longest and widest floating bridge in the world.
South Bend, Washington

The World’s Largest Oyster

A giant sculpture dedicated to a staple of South Bend food culture.
Poulsbo, Washington

The Licorice Shrine

Sweet or salty, super hot or mixed into beer, this is the holy land for all things licorice.
Quincy, Washington

Grandfather Cuts Loose the Ponies

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

John's Beachcombing Museum

One man's eclectic collection of treasures found at sea.
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.
Cougar, Washington

Ape Canyon

This scenic gorge is named after one of the most famous Bigfoot attacks in pseudohistory.
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.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

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

Tree Graveyard

Shoreline strewn with the remains of ghostly fallen trees.
North Bend, Washington

Twede's Cafe

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

Palouse Falls

An obscure waterfall that looks like something out of a fantasy novel.
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
Forks, Washington

Hall of Mosses

Stroll through a wonderland of stupendous moss-covered trees.
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

A 100-year-old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads, and a Fiji Mermaid.
Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under one of Seattle's oldest bridges.
Holbrook, Arizona

The Wigwam Village #6

A motel dedicated to Southwestern nostalgia.
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador

Gander International Airport Lounge

The tiny airport in remote Newfoundland that inspired a hit musical is also a modernist architectural gem.
Moscow, Russia

Moscow State University

Gargantuan home of Russian science.
Moscow, Russia

Hotel Ukraina

The tallest hotel in Europe.