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La Rotonda del Mar
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
20.6114, -105.2346
Reverse shot
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

A graceful natural rock formation stands astride the point where the Gulf of California meets the Pacific Ocean.
22.8760, -109.8947
Ottawa Jail Hostel. (Wikimedia Commons)
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Once a notorious prison known for inhumane practices.
45.4247, -75.6887
Louise Bourgeois' Spider. (Creative Commons)
Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
45.4294, -75.6984
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
49.5900, -114.3900
Painted in the green of of Terex, it wows kids and dads.
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
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
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
52.8734, -117.9543
Field, British Columbia

Yoho National Park

Fossils, railroads, and waterfalls!
51.3956, -116.4865
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
51.1644, -115.5619
Mac the Moose
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Mac the Moose

World's largest moose statue, located in (where else?) Canada.
50.4131, -105.5101
The grave of Louis Riel, leader of the Métis peoples of 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.
49.8899, -97.1209
Statue of Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the Bear.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
49.8678, -97.2433
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
49.7677, -96.8097
Narcisse Snake Dens
Gimli, Manitoba

Narcisse Snake Dens

The largest single concentration of harmless garter snakes in the world is a writhing Canadian serpent orgy.
50.8605, -97.5674
A family near Gimli and a part of New Iceland (Archives of Manitoba)
Gimli, Manitoba

New Iceland

Icelandic settlement in Manitoba established in 1875.
50.6330, -96.9852