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Kaslo, British Columbia

SS Moyie

The "Crow Boat" of Kootenay Lake, sold for a dollar and now on display as "the world's oldest intact passenger sternwheeler."
Jasper, Alberta

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
Granum, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo.
Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia

Home of A Thousand Faces

Outsider art meets hard scrabble mountain life in this woodcarver's home/art piece.
Lloydminster, Alberta

Lloydminster

This Canadian city is actually two-in-one, even if they only respect the timezone of one side.
Field, British Columbia

Yoho National Park

Fossils, railroads, and waterfalls!
Vulcan, Alberta

Vulcan

Live long and prosper in Vulcan, Alberta.
Calgary, Alberta

Udderly Art Pasture

A herd of colorfully painted bovine statues can be found in the middle of "cowtown."
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.
Drumheller, Alberta

Atlas Coal Mine

A seven-story wooden coal tipple stands this former mine, the last of many that once covered this area.
Drumheller, Alberta

The World's Largest Dinosaur

As if T-rex wasn't big enough, this Canadian monument is four times larger than the real thing.
Drumheller, Alberta

The Little Church

A six-person chapel n the middle of Alberta's badlands.
Saint Paul, Alberta

World's First UFO Landing Pad

Canadian centennial project designed to gather information about UFOs.
Torrington, Alberta

Gopher Hole Museum

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

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
Mundare, Alberta

The World's Largest Sausage

Massive kielbasa stands 42 feet tall and weighs in at 12,000 pounds.
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Elk Island National Park

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

High Level Bridge

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

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

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

Grizzly House

Try the alligator at this fondue spot, which has been catering to "lovers and hedonists" since 1967.
Sponsored by Banff & Lake Louise Tourism
Glendon, Alberta

Giant Perogy

Roadside tribute to a staple of eastern European cuisine.
Wayne, Alberta

Last Chance Saloon

This ghost-town bar has bullet holes and plenty of stories lurking within its walls.