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Port Renfrew, British Columbia

Avatar Grove

This patch of old-growth forest is home to Canada's gnarliest tree.
Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

Banff Wildlife Crossings

Though many were skeptical at first, these animal-specific routes across the Trans-Canada Highway have been a major conservation success.
Sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
Burnaby, British Columbia

Playground of the Gods

While these wooden totems bear a striking resemblance to First Nations artwork of British Columbia, their actual origins lay on the opposite side of the Pacific Ocean.
Coquitlam, British Columbia

Riverview Hospital

Historic psychiatric asylum and most-filmed location in the Great White North.
Mission, British Columbia

Plane Wreck of Heritage Park

Mysterious wreckage of a small plane has been lodged in this tree since at least 1971.
Parson, British Columbia

The World's Largest Paddle

A roadside attraction fit for a giant.
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Elk Island National Park

Watch bison, elk, and other wild animals up close at this national park.
Calgary, Alberta

'Travelling Light'

A controversial blue hoop has been puzzling freeway drivers since 2013.
Edmonton, Alberta

Garneau Theatre

This is one of the last remaining theatres in Canada to feature an Art Moderne architectural style.
Calgary, Alberta

Peace Bridge

With its webbed walls and bright red coloring, Calgary's iconic bridge looks like a finger trap puzzle stretched across the river.
Calgary, Alberta

Nose Hill Siksikaitsitapi Medicine Wheel

This First Nations monument is a peaceful spot with vast views of the Calgary prairie.
Linden, Alberta

Sunnyslope Shelter

Sitting empty in a lonely Canadian field is a century-old stone bunker sometimes called "One Man's Castle."
Torrington, Alberta

Gopher Hole Museum

Museum of stuffed gophers set up in various scenes.
Okotoks, Alberta

Big Rock Erratic

This massive and unusual rock formation near Okotoks is the world's largest known glacial erratic.
Donalda, Alberta

Donalda Lamp Museum

The museum is home to four times as many lamps as there are people in town.
Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

An automotive, farming machinery, and aviation museum located in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada.
Edmonton, Alberta

High Level Bridge

This unique bridge has been a staple across the Saskatchewan River Valley for more than 100 years.
Edmonton, Alberta

Neon Sign Museum

An outdoor installation of 20 vintage signs that once hung in front of businesses throughout town.
Cochin, Saskatchewan

Cochin Lighthouse

The unusual lighthouse looms over waves of prairies with no sea in sight.
Borden, Saskatchewan

Old Borden Bridge

This now abandoned arch bridge was constructed during the Great Depression.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Glitchy's Oddities Museum

This small collection in the back of a shop is the only oddities museum in Saskatoon.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Junk Metal T-Rex

Just outside this metal recycling center stands a prehistoric creature composed of scraps.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Wanuskewin

Sample cuisine inspired by the Great Plains indigenous people who have been gathering at this sacred Canadian Heritage Park for 6,000 years.
Canora, Saskatchewan

Lesia

The giantess welcomes travelers to a small Saskatchewan town with a traditional Slavic greeting of bread and salt.