Unique Places to Visit in Washington State– It is true that Washington State has many places to hang out and explore. If you happen to be visiting the state then listed below are some unique places to visit in Washington State.
Top 7 Unique Places to Visit in Washington State
1. Hobbit House
Well if you are a true movie lover then this place is where you are meant to be. The Shire is located in the plant nursery in Port Orchard. The public can also visit the tiny house and explore the inside area of the house and enjoy the full charm of the place. Back in 2015, Cheryl Pelkey and Marylin Davis are the masterminds behind the place. You can visit the place at any time of the year.
2. Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge
If you don’t have the luxury to experience old England then you can visit Washington’s Stonehenge, quite an impressive replica. The famous Sam Hill made the iconic Stonehenge as a memorial to all the dead humans during the war. It is regarded as the oldest World War I memorial in the U.S.A.
3. Afterglow Vista
Afterglow Vista is a resting place of the infamous John S. McMillin’s family. He was the mineral tycoon who possessed the Washington lime works during that time. He was the one behind the famous mausoleum featuring a huge limestone table, stone chairs and an open-air rotunda. The place represents every member of his family also containing their ashes as well.
4. Gravity Hill
Ever been in a place where gravity works backwards and people blame it on the paranormal? The reason this happens is because of optical illusions also known as ‘magnetic hill’. The road is situated on North Cosby Road just 10 km from the North of Prosser. If you are looking for a spooky place to have fun with friends then the place is right on your alley.
5. Edith Macefield’s House
You might be living under a rock if you don’t know Edith Macefield. She was a folk hero who declined $1 million dollar in exchange for her 100-year-old farmhouse in Ballard, Seattle. Due to commercialization, builders started developing the area and around her house and wanted her house too but she refused. IN 2008, she passed away leaving the home to Barry Martin, the senior superintendent of construction and also her close friend. The famous movie ‘Up’ is based on her story.
6. Hat ‘n’ Boots
The famous attraction is based on the Oxbow Road showcasing 22 ft high boots and a 44 ft wide cowboy hat. Basically, the place was made to host offices, gas stations and washrooms. Because of its unique theme, it attracts hundreds of tourists every year. Famous singer Elvis Presley once stopped at the place during his Seattle World Fair in 1962.
7. The Teapot Dome
The iconic teapot dome was made in 1922 in Zillah. Later, the pump, teapot, and outhouse relocated to their current location. A funky place to hang out with family and friends.