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Culpeper, Virginia

National Audio Visual Conservation Center

A bunker "with enough U.S. currency to replenish the cash supply east of the Mississippi" in the event of nuclear war now protects nitrate film.
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
Caledon, Ontario

Cheltenham Badlands

These strikingly barren, rolling red hills were caused by bad farming practices.
Division No. 9, Subd. A, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Tablelands

This rocky spread has been squeezed up directly from the bowels of the earth.
Saint Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland and Labrador

L'Anse Aux Meadows

An ancient Viking village in North America that predates Columbus by 500 years.
Toronto, Ontario

Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy

A unique collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and everything in-between.
Toronto, Ontario

Allan Gardens Conservatory

The Victorian-era greenhouse is stuffed with tropical plants, and open 365 days a year.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Congo Square

Once the site of a Native American harvest festival, this humble clearing later played an invaluable role in the birth of jazz.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Street Name Tiles of New Orleans

This distinctive Crescent City tradition dates back to the days of horse-drawn carriages.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Kitchen Witch Cookbooks

This colorful New Orleans bookstore features rare and used titles, with a specialty in Cajun fare.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Eiffel Tower of New Orleans

A little piece of Paris in the sultry south of the U.S.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Sazerac Bar

This bar named after the world's first mixed cocktail was home to one of New Orleans' most notorious politicians.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Museum of the American Cocktail

If New Orleans is the birthplace of the "cocktail," why does their own museum of cocktail memorabilia beg to differ?
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The second oldest continuously operating bar in Louisiana.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Cemetery

This historic "City of the Dead" lies prominently in the center of New Orleans' famous Garden District.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Old Burying Ground

This historic cemetery stopped accepting bodies before many Canadian cities were founded.
Delhi, Ontario

Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre

It may be a "Smoke Free Ontario" today, but at this museum you can still get a whiff of yesterday’s Golden Age of tobacco farming.
Saint Thomas, Ontario

Jumbo the Elephant

The statue of the famous elephant who was the original source of the word "jumbo".
Montreal, Québec

La Sala Rossa

From lefty Jewish gathering site to hip cultural site in just 80 years.
Hamilton, Ontario

Adventure Stairs

305 homemade stone stairs wind their way up the Hamilton escarpment.
Montreal, Québec

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Neighbourhood Watch Signs

The Incredible Hulk, Yoda, Mulder and Scully, and many many others watch over the mean streets of Toronto.
Lincoln, Ontario

Grande Hermine

The third version of this tall sailing ship sits, rusted and burnt, in Lake Ontario.