Interesting and Fun Facts - Western States (CA, NV, OR, WA)

Fun facts about Seattle, Tacoma, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Washington and The Cascades Fun facts about Seattle, Tacoma, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Washington and The Cascades
Seattle has figured prominently in some very well-known film and television ventures, such as Twin Peaks (which was filmed in the towns of North Bend and Snoqualmie ), Frasier, Grey's Anatomy, Sleepless in Seattle, Disclosure, Ten Things I Hate About You, and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.
Fun facts about San Francisco Bay Area, Carmel, Napa Valley, Central California Coast Fun facts about San Francisco Bay Area, Carmel, Napa Valley, Central California Coast
The computer mouse was born in the Silicon Valley. The name Monterey Jack Cheese is a tribute to David Jacks, an eccentric Scotsman with extensive land holdings across the Monterey Peninsula.
Fun facts about San Diego, Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Santa Barbara, Southern California Fun facts about San Diego, Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Santa Barbara, Southern California
Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) have triggered imaginations for decades and California is a hotbed of UFO activity. Every year, thousands of people claim to see UFOs hovering above California and there are a multitude of clubs that meet regularly to study various claims of UFO sightings, some which even offer field trips.
Fun facts about Palm Springs, Death Valley and the California Desert Fun facts about Palm Springs, Death Valley and the California Desert
The lowest point in the continental United States, Badwater in Death Valley (282 feet below sea level), is within 100 miles of the highest point in the continental United States ( Mount Whitney 14,505 feet).
Fun facts about Las Vegas, Lake Mead and the Nevada desert Fun facts about Las Vegas, Lake Mead and the Nevada desert
The city's first casino was licensed in 1931. The city has about eight times as many people (1,650,671) as slot machines (197,144).