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Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Sydney, Nova Scotia

World's Largest Fiddle

On the waterfront of Sydney, Nova Scotia, a 60-ft. fiddle greets incoming ships.
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Cape Forchu Lighthouse

The first "applecore" style lighthouse in Nova Scotia.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax Explosion Memorial

The city of Halifax still bears the scars of the largest explosion prior to the atomic bomb.
Duncans Cove, Nova Scotia

Duncan's Cove Ruins

Explore the ruins of war and maritime history along this gorgeously ferocious North Atlantic seascape.
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia

Marconi National Historic Site

Site of the first official transatlantic wireless communications.
Joggins, Nova Scotia

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Cliffs that hold fossils, including the earliest known reptile, dating back more than 300 million years.
Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador

Dildo, Newfoundland

This oddly named town refuses to change its phallic moniker.
Division No. 9, Subd. A, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Tablelands

This rocky spread has been squeezed up directly from the bowels of the earth.
Nackawic, New Brunswick

World's Largest Axe

The largest axe on the planet contains a time capsule that seems like it may never be discovered.
Welshpool, New Brunswick

Campobello Island

A quarter mile off the coastal tip of Maine you'll find the "Beloved Island" of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Hartland, New Brunswick

Hartland Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge is a quaint and incredible wooden tunnel.
Shediac, New Brunswick

World's Largest Lobster

This monster fiberglass crustacean stands watch over the self-proclaimed "lobster capital of the world."
Hopewell Cape, New Brunswick

Hopewell Rocks

Iconic rock formations that allow for exploration during high or low tide.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

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

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
Lloydminster, Alberta

Lloydminster

This Canadian city is actually two-in-one, even if they only respect the timezone of one side.
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
Bellevue, Alberta

The Burmis Tree

Despite being dead since the 1970s, this Canadian tree is kept upright and intact by adoring locals.
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

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

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.