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Toronto, Ontario

Toronto's Half House

Willy Wonka would love this weird half-a-home.
London, Ontario

Labatt Memorial Park

The world’s oldest baseball field had to fight to earn its record.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Niagara Falls Floral Clock

This impressive working clock made of 16,000 plants changes its flowers twice a year.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Living Water Wayside Chapel

Only six people can sit inside this delightfully quaint sanctuary.
Elora, Ontario

Golden Jubilee Graffito

Among the cliffs of the Elora Gorge is an oft-overlooked piece of celebratory graffiti.
Brantford, Ontario

Mohawk Chapel

The 18th-century church's stained-glass windows tell the story of the Haudenosaunee people.
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.
Sarnia, Ontario

Chemical Valley

Over 60 chemical plants and oil refineries sit in a 15-mile-wide section outside town.
Thorold, Ontario

Blue Ghost Tunnel

Abandoned for over a century, this chilling train tunnel is now a destination for ghost hunters.
Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Brock's Monument

This seemingly cursed monument is dedicated to one of Canada's great war heroes.
Saint Jacobs, Ontario

Maple Syrup Museum of Ontario

This quaint museum taps into the sweet history of the maple syrup industry.
Port Dover, Ontario

Port Dover Harbour Museum

A small museum houses a long, rich history of life and death on Lake Erie — from famous shipwrecks to rum smugglers.
Saint Thomas, Ontario

Jumbo the Elephant

The statue of the famous elephant who was the original source of the word "jumbo".
London, Ontario

Abandoned Veterans Village at Westminster Ponds

The ruins of a rehabilitation center for World War II vets can be found in the Westminster Ponds Conservation area.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
London, Ontario

London Psychiatric Hospital

Clusters of abandoned buildings hint at the facility's 144-year history with psychiatric health.
Lincoln, Ontario

Grande Hermine

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

Ireland Park

A memorial to the tens of thousands of Irish who fled to North America during the Great Famine.
Toronto, Ontario

The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse

The oldest landmark of Toronto is a testament to shifting sands.
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

This Niagara Falls tourist trap is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
Toronto, Ontario

Bata Shoe Museum

A collection of more than 12,000 shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox.
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.
Tobermory, Ontario

Flowerpot Island

Little island known for its massive beachfront "flowerpot" pillars.