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Chilliwack, British Columbia

Bridal Veil Falls

Cascading outward, this waterfall creates the appearance of a flowing veil.
Victoria, British Columbia

Esquimalt Lagoon

This small beach park is littered with a collection of unique driftwood sculptures.
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.
Portugalete, Spain

Vizcaya Bridge

Two towns are linked by an engineering marvel masquerading as a boring suspension bridge.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Richmond, British Columbia

Larry Berg Flight Path Park

An ideal location for plane spotting in British Columbia.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Gassy Jack' Statue

An effigy of Vancouver's Gastown neighorhood's namesake.
Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Brooks Range Supply

This general store is a one-stop-shop for workers at the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
Coldfoot, Alaska

Coldfoot Camp

The northernmost truck stop in the United States.
Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador

Ferryland Lighthouse

This historic lighthouse has been reincarnated as the perfect picnic place.
Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Comox-Strathcona K, British Columbia

Hornby Uintotherium

Plaque on Canada's Hornby Island commemorating a fantastical creature from Kcymaerxthaere.
Comox-Strathcona K, British Columbia

Hornby Island Bald Eagle Nest Camera

Webcam that broadcast the hatching of Bald Eagles to millions of viewers.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Grates Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

Walled Landscape of Grates Cove

The stone barriers in this historic fishing village were once used for farming and gardening.
Alaska

Arctic Circle Monument Sign

The stickered marker pinpoints where the only maintained road in the United States crosses into the polar region.
Penny, British Columbia

Ancient Forest/Chun T'oh Whudujut

Thousand-year-old trees tower within one of the world's only inland temperate rainforests.
Whistler, British Columbia

Parkhurst Ghost Town

An abandoned logging settlement nestled in the woods near a popular ski town.
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Chicken Bone Beach

Once forgotten, this strip of sand was a rare beachside haven for African Americans in Atlantic City.
Port Renfrew, British Columbia

Big Lonely Doug

Saved by a logger, this Douglas fir is one of the last great old-growth trees in Canada.
North Saanich, British Columbia

Canada's Knottiest Tree

By public opinion, this is Canada's knottiest tree.
Sooke, British Columbia

Abandoned Deertrail Resort

A crumbling cliffside ruin hidden in the woods.
Skagway, Alaska

Skagway Centennial Statue

A monument commemorating the role of Alaska's native Tlingit guides in the Klondike Gold Rush.