The Pacific Northwest is known for its scenic drives. But what makes the road trip even more fun? Aside from the snacks and singalongs, we'd think, coming across bizarre creations is pretty awesome too. So, we've compiled a list of roadside attractions in Washington to visit during your next adventure.
From abandoned vehicles claimed by nature to goats that have been eating trash for 40 years, we take you through some sights that will give your 'Gram bragging rights.
Hats 'n' Boots
Address: Oxbow Park, 6430 Corson Ave. S., Seattle, WA
Why You Need To Go: Recently, Ciara was spotted doing the cowgirl boogie to Blanco Brown's, The Git Up Remix. And Elvis dropped by this spot when he was in town during the World's Fair in '62! So it's celeb-approved.
Wild Horses Monument
Address: Quincy, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can see 15 life-size steel horses, galloping across a ridge, getting the best views of the Columbia River.
Address: Off Highway 260, near Palouse Falls
Why You Need To Go: You can explore the trippy, abandoned school bus that no one knows how it got there and is now basically a piece of public art. Washington's "official" waterfall is right next to it too.
Address: Stonehenge Dr, Maryhill, WA
Why You Need To Go: You can see a Stonehenge replica without having to go to the UK, for free, and get spectacular views of the Columbia River Gorge.
Guillemot Cove Stump House
Address: 19235 NW Stavis Bay Rd, Seabeck, WA
Why you should go: An easy hike will take you to this stump house in a 200-year-old cedar tree. According to urban legend, an escaped convict called “Dirty Thompson” called it home sometime in the 1800s.
World's Largest Frying Pan
Address: Pacific Ave., Long Beach, WA
Why You Need To Go: Once used to cook up clam fritters, you can now sizzle for a pic in the 14-foot frying pan. There's also an "Alligator Man" at a free museum nearby. Totally worth the detour.
Overgrown Ship Hulk
Address: Lovric's Sea-Craft, North side of Hwy 20/Oakes Ave., Anacortes, WA
Why You Need To Go: Built sometime during World War I, it's now moored in a boatyard, taken over by nature. You'd think Jack Sparrow left it there.
Bicycle Eaten By Tree
Address: 99th Ave. SW., Vashon, WA
Why You Need To Go: A bicycle was left near a massive fir tree in 1954, and nature, as it does, absorbed it into itself.
Address: Riverfront Park, W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA
Why You Need To Go: The 40-year-old metal goat art has a vacuum inside that sucks small pieces of garbage into it, making it look like it's actually eating it.
Spring is almost here, which means the skies (and roads) are clear! We also made a fun list of all the cheap things happening in Washington this season that's perfect for a road trip.