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Vancouver, British Columbia

Salmagundi West

Antiques shop filled with all manner of curious collectibles.
Québec, Québec

Les Fresques des Piliers

Concrete pillars provide a beautiful canvas for Quebec City's graffiti artists.
Lachine, Québec

Musée de Lachine (LeBer-LeMoyne House)

This 17th-century house was once the trading hub for two prominent Canadian fur barons.
British Columbia

D'arcy Island

This small island has a dark past as a colony for Chinese lepers and a dropoff point for bootleggers.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Gassy Jack' Statue

An effigy of Vancouver's Gastown neighorhood's namesake.
Victoria, British Columbia

Mile 0

A monument stands at one of the starting lines of the Trans-Canada Highway, formerly the longest uninterrupted highway in the world.
Drumheller, Alberta

Star Mine Suspension Bridge

Not for the faint of heart, this long pedestrian bridge rewards those who brave the wobbly walk with a beautiful view.
Chilliwack, British Columbia

Bridal Veil Falls

Cascading outward, this waterfall creates the appearance of a flowing veil.
Québec City, Québec

Cartier Avenue's Giant Lampshades

The floating gallery illuminates the heart of Québec City's arts district.
Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Tagish, Yukon Territory

Venus Silver Mine

The picturesque remains of an abandoned silver mine slope down to Tagish Lake in the Yukon.
Québec City, Québec

Morrin Centre

This former prison now houses a lovely library devoted to Quebec's oft-maligned English-speaking history.
Canmore, Alberta

Big Head Sculpture

The granite head appears to be deep in thought and half buried in the ground.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Giants' on Granville Island Silos

The colorful, smiling concrete silos of Vancouver.
Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Friendship 500

A floating McDonald's built for Expo '86 is now a derelict relic on Burrard Inlet.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle's Ramps to Nowhere

Activists are fighting to preserve these unfinished highway ramps as a tribute to the citizen revolt that halted their construction decades ago.
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle.
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Home to a full cast of the largest woolly mammoth ever recovered in North America. 
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.
Calgary, Alberta

The New Central Library

The New Central Library is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture in the midst of downtown Calgary.
Inuvik, Unorganized, Northwest Territories

The Smoking Hills

These hellish-looking cliffs in the Canadian Arctic have been burning for centuries.
Calgary, Alberta

Calgary's Utility Box Art

Decorated by local artists, the city's utility boxes have become three-dimensional canvases.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Point Grey Battery Ruins

Two graffiti towers stand like ghosts of Vancouver's World War II-era defensive outpost.