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The Round Tower of Glendalough
Wicklow, Ireland

The Round Tower of Glendalough

This ancient Irish tower could easily have stood in for Rapunzel's prison.
53.0120, -6.3298
Big Nickel
Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
46.4738, -81.0340
Lock at Hogs Back
Ottawa, Ontario

Hogs Back Lockstation

These locks on North America’s oldest canal are named after a porcine rock formation.
45.3698, -75.6986
Okanagan lake, where Ogopogo is thought to live.
Peachland, British Columbia

Okanagan Lake

The large fjord lake is thought to be the home of "Ogopogo," a giant sea serpent.
49.7703, -119.7408
Sparwood's Terex Titan
Sparwood, British Columbia

Formerly The World's Biggest Truck

It's still huge and it's still on display in the mountains of western Canada.
49.6739, -114.8438
The Campbell House is better known by its nom de plume
Green Gables, Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables Museum

Go inside the house that inspired L. M. Montgomery to create one of literature's most beloved heroines.
46.5308, -63.5441
Home of A Thousand Faces
Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia

Home of A Thousand Faces

Outsider art meets hard scrabble mountain life in this woodcarver's home/art piece.
50.6233, -116.0700
Château Frontenac
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
46.8119, -71.2063
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
43.6425, -79.3873
Habitat 67
Montreal, Québec

Habitat 67

This 1967 experiment in modular architecture was designed to be a new model for urban living.
45.4998, -73.5437
Osoyoos, Canada

The Spotted Lake (Kliluk)

A sacred lake composed of over 300 separate pools of highly concentrated minerals.
49.0780, -119.5667
The museum as seen from the road.
McMinnville, Oregon

Evergreen Aviation Museum

Home of Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose.
45.2037, -123.1415
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
44.1214, -124.1256
Ottawa Jail Hostel. (Wikimedia Commons)
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Once a notorious prison known for inhumane practices.
45.4247, -75.6887
Central Experimental Farm with the city of Ottawa in the background.
Ottawa, Ontario

Central Experimental Farm

A sprawling Victorian farm that has been surrounded by a capital city is one of Canada's greatest treasures.
45.3873, -75.7177
Wawa Goose
Wawa, Ontario

Wawa Goose

This giant roadside goose has been hailing travelers into a small Ontario town for over 50 years.
47.9816, -84.7806
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Sleeping Giant

Profile of a sleeping person 4km long in 250m high cliffs.
48.5649, -88.6985
Vintage image of the log skyscraper
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Log Skyscrapers of Whitehorse

When the big city meets the edge of the frontier, log skyscrapers are born.
60.7180, -135.0521
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

The World's Largest Weathervane, a DC-3

This decommissioned DC-3 now forever points into the oncoming wind.
60.7124, -135.0814
A lane of signs in the forest
Watson Lake, Yukon Territory

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

Roadside collection of 65,000 signs.
60.0654, -128.7031
Goats on the roof.
Coombs, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This quirky countryside store is known for the goats that hang out and eat the grass on its roof.
49.3054, -124.4225
Looking in from the Pandora St. entrance.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
48.4293, -123.3683
The hotel ledger from 1909.
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
48.4215, -123.3682
The stick and puck tower over the recreation centers parking lot.
Duncan, British Columbia

World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck

Canada shows its hockey pride with a giant stick.
48.7829, -123.7025