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Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
49.5900, -114.3900
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
52.8734, -117.9543
Cantos Music Foundation.
Calgary, Alberta

National Music Centre

Eclectic musical collection ranging from hurdy gurdies and orphicas to the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.
51.0446, -114.0526
Drumheller T-Rex with kids on its toes
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.
51.4675, -112.7087
Okotoks, Alberta

Big Rock Erratic

This massive and unusual rock formation near Okotoks is the world's largest known glacial erratic.
50.7059, -114.0762
The Burmis Tree
Bellevue, Alberta

The Burmis Tree

Despite being dead since the 1970s, this Canadian tree is kept upright and intact by adoring locals.
49.5558, -114.2986
Bourbon Street
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
53.5222, -113.6228
Fortune telling exhibit.
Canmore, Alberta

Curbside Museum

A small and quirky museum hidden inside a fence.
51.0965, -115.3594
Vulcan's Starship FX6-1995-A, replica of the Starship Enterprise, named after Vulcan Airport's designation FX6.
Vulcan, Alberta

Vulcan

Live long and prosper in Vulcan, Alberta.
50.4061, -113.2577
Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
51.3806, -112.5342
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
51.1644, -115.5619
What may be the most worrisome part of the house.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
43.0970, -90.1349
Torrington, Alberta

Gopher Hole Museum

Museum of stuffed gophers set up in various scenes.
51.7947, -113.6093
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
43.0911, -79.0741
Sunrise over Atitlán.
Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Central America's deepest lake is actually a volcanic caldera, surrounded by three volcanoes.
14.7000, -91.2000
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
42.3586, -83.0215
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph temporarily saved from demolition, but with an uncertain future.
42.3287, -83.0775
Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
42.3594, -83.0645
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
42.4072, -83.0586
Boots taken from victims to prevent them running away. Copyright Michael P. Jones/Cascade Geographic Society 2010.
Portland, Oregon

Portland's Shanghai Tunnels

The seamy, underground secrets of Portland's criminal past.
45.5240, -122.6734
Marshall, Michigan

American Museum of Magic

Largest magic museum in the United States with more than half a million pieces of memorabilia.
42.2721, -84.9586