In festival season, the hills around Leavenworth are alive with the sound of polka music. Photo courtesy Shane Wilder.

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Ranked in order of creepiness, for your thrill-seeking needs.

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This British Columbia Wonderland Belongs Inside a Snow Globe

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7 Antique Stores to Seek Out in Snohomish

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