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Québec City, Québec

Cartier Avenue's Giant Lampshades

The floating gallery illuminates the heart of Québec City's arts district.
Québec City, Québec

The Murals of Quebec City

A contemporary fresco movement illustrates the region's rich history.
Québec City, Québec

Les Fresques des Piliers

Concrete pillars provide a beautiful canvas for Quebec City's graffiti artists.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Québec

Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!

The only town in the world with two exclamation points in its name.
Rimouski, Québec

R.M.S. Empress of Ireland Memorial and Mass Grave

This memorial to a horrific ship collision sits over a mass grave holding dozens of the victims.
Sainte-Flavie, Québec

Le Grand Rassemblement - The Grand Gathering

An ever-changing gathering of crude wooden figures haunts the St. Lawrence River.
Moncton, New Brunswick

Moncton Tidal Bore

Twice a day, the water of the Petitcodiac River flows upstream in a surfable wave.
Saint Andrews, New Brunswick

Ministers Island

A rare opportunity to drive across the ocean floor.
Saint John, New Brunswick

Reversing Falls

These powerful, if squat, Canadian waterfalls flow in different directions depending on the time of day.
Diligent River, Nova Scotia

Mary Celeste Monument

Commemoration of a sea voyage gone mysteriously wrong.
Pugwash, Nova Scotia

Thinker's Lodge in Pugwash, Nova Scotia

A rustic house where intellectuals and investors tried to put an end to Cold War nuclear armament.
Maitland, Nova Scotia

Burntcoat Head Park

The highest tides in the world come in and out here twice a day, allowing you to essentially walk along the ocean floor.
Cow Bay, Nova Scotia

Cow Bay Moose

This huge 12-foot concrete moose on the coast of Nova Scotia is the grandest of the sculptor's giant creatures.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Maud Lewis' Painted House

This tiny abode has been covered in the art of the little old lady who made her life and living there.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Sea Turtle Centre

One of Canada's tiniest museums tackles the world's largest turtle.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Old Burying Ground

This historic cemetery stopped accepting bodies before many Canadian cities were founded.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Face in the Window at St. Paul's Church

The profile of one ill-fated deacon was emblazoned forever on this church window during the Halifax explosion.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Five Fishermen Restaurant

How would you like to dine in the same room where some of the Titanic's victims were embalmed?
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Africville Museum

Housed inside a replica church, its collection honors the Black community displaced by the Halifax government.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Fairview Lawn Cemetery

The final resting place of 121 victims of the RMS Titanic, 42 of which may never be identified.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Bayers Lake Mystery Walls

No one knows the origins of the mysterious stone ruins discovered on a hillside in Halifax.
Western Shore, Nova Scotia

Oak Island Money Pit

Hunt for buried treasure in Nova Scotia.
Canning, Nova Scotia

Black Hole Falls

A beautiful waterfall and beach where precious stones are plentiful.
Canning, Nova Scotia

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

A converted cattle farm is now a hub of art and theater surrounded by nature.