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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Mac the Moose

The world's largest moose statue is located (where else?) in Canada.
Boissevain, Manitoba

Tommy the Turtle

This colossal reptile celebrates the history of the now-defunct Canadian Turtle Derby.
Wanipigow, Manitoba

Bannock Point Petroforms

Ancient indigenous sculptures steeped in history and shrouded in mystery.
Boissevain, Manitoba

International Peace Garden

This park straddling the United States-Canadian border has been a symbol of peace since 1932.
Gimli, Manitoba

New Iceland

Icelandic settlement in Manitoba established in 1875.
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba

Old Pinawa Dam

Bombed out remains of an early hydroelectric dam.
Gimli, Manitoba

Narcisse Snake Dens

The largest single concentration of harmless garter snakes in the world is a writhing Canadian serpent orgy.
Division No. 23, Manitoba

Little Limestone Lake

The world's largest and most outstanding marl lake regularly changes color.
Des Moines, Iowa

Pappajohn Sculpture Park

Millions of dollars worth of sculpture decorate this Iowa city center.
Dubuque, Iowa

Fenelon Place Elevator

For just a few bucks, this Iowa funicular will let you feel like an 1800s fat cat.
West Bend, Iowa

Father Paul Dobberstein's Grotto of the Redemption

A four story, football field-sized, nine-grotto creation made of shells, minerals, and rare stones.
Columbus Junction, Iowa

Lover's Leap Swinging Bridge

A warning to the weak-kneed: This narrow bridge does its swinging eight stories high.
Burlington, Iowa

Snake Alley

While there are no actual snakes in the history of this crooked road, there may be a number of dead horses.
Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

The oldest university museum west of the Mississippi retains its 19th century feel.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

House of Balls

Funhouse of found art and participatory sculpture.
Des Moines, Iowa

Fong's Pizza

A popular pizza place that chose not to replace the original tenant's Chinese restaurant decor.
Des Moines, Iowa

Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

This zombie-themed restaurant stands out in the heart of corn country.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park

Fort Garry was a pivotal post for the Hudson’s Bay Company and a major factor in the economy and political culture of the area.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Fort Gibraltar

The intense competition of the 19th-century fur trading industry played out at this fort in Western Canada.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Louis Riel's Gravestone

Canada's accused-traitor-turned-folk-hero is buried under a red stone in a ring of his own.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The world’s first museum dedicated to exploring human rights unleashed a wave of controversy.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.