Mt Bachelor, near Bend, Oregon. Mount Bachelor, formerly named Bachelor Butte, is a stratovolcano atop a shield volcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the Cascade Range of central Oregon. The Mount Bachelor ski area has operated on the mountain since
The Space Needle is the icon of Seattle. When my family first moved to the Puget Sound, we went up to the top of the Needle and walked around. It was so long ago that I don't think I could even appreciate the beauty of the city.