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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Glitchy's Oddities Museum

This small collection in the back of a shop is the only oddities museum in Saskatoon.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Junk Metal T-Rex

Just outside this metal recycling center stands a prehistoric creature composed of scraps.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Wanuskewin

Sample cuisine inspired by the Great Plains indigenous people who have been gathering at this sacred Canadian Heritage Park for 6,000 years.
Canora, Saskatchewan

Lesia

The giantess welcomes travelers to a small Saskatchewan town with a traditional Slavic greeting of bread and salt.
Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan

Little Manitou Lake

This mineral lake known for its healing powers is so buoyant it's been dubbed the "Dead Sea of Canada."
Boissevain, Manitoba

Tommy the Turtle

This colossal reptile celebrates the history of the now-defunct Canadian Turtle Derby.
Treherne, Manitoba

Glass Bottle Houses

This small enclave plays host to a house, church, and wishing well all composed entirely of recycled glass bottles.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Riel House

The historic home of the pivotal political activist who led the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Red River Floodway

A marvel of engineering built to prevent annual floods from devastating the city of Winnipeg.
Wanipigow, Manitoba

Bannock Point Petroforms

Ancient indigenous sculptures steeped in history and shrouded in mystery.
Coldwater, Ontario

Big Chute Marine Railway

This "railway" for boats continues a waterway over a road.
Uxbridge, Ontario

Thomas Foster Memorial

An arresting temple full of mosaics as colorful as the politician they memorialize.
East Gwillimbury, Ontario

Sharon Temple

An architectural marvel built by a nearly forgotten Canadian Quaker sect, the Children of Peace.
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario

Pleasantville Curve

The roadway bend where highway painters practice their craft looks like expressionist art.
Aurora, Ontario

John W. Bowser's Empire State Building Grave

This uniquely shaped tombstone is dedicated to the project construction superintendent for the Empire State Building.
Creemore, Ontario

Creemore Jail

Reputedly the smallest jail in North America.
Caledon, Ontario

Cheltenham Badlands

These strikingly barren, rolling red hills were caused by bad farming practices.
Elora, Ontario

Golden Jubilee Graffito

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

West Montrose Covered Bridge

Known as the "Kissing Bridge" for its privacy, it also happens to be the last covered bridge in Ontario.
Saint Jacobs, Ontario

Maple Syrup Museum of Ontario

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

Bean Puzzle Tombstone

It took over 100 years to decode this enigmatic epitaph for two buried brides.
Guelph, Ontario

Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate

A 1975 bylaw prohibits the construction of any building that would block the view of this Gothic Revival church.
Guelph, Ontario

The Petrie Building

This building's metal facade is the last of its kind in all of Canada.
Guelph, Ontario

Guelph Covered Bridge

One of the last remaining covered bridges in the province of Ontario.