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Maryborough, Australia

The Story Bank

A museum dedicated to the legacy of writer P.L. Travers and her most beloved character, Mary Poppins.
Childers, Australia

Childers Backpacker Memorial

This former hostel is now an art gallery and a memorial for 15 backpackers who lost their lives to a tragic act of arson.
Emerald, Australia

The Big Easel

An oversized Van Gogh reproduction is one of three massive sunflower paintings across the globe.
Magnetic Island, Australia

Magnetic Island

After much poking and prodding, this island is decidedly not a magnetic anomaly, but it sure is pretty.
Maryborough, Australia

Mary Poppins Statue

A statue of the beloved storybook character stands in front of the building in which her creator was born.
Kealakekua, Hawaii

Captain Cook Monument

A controversial memorial at the place where Captain Cook met his violent end.
Seventeen Seventy, Australia

Lt. James Cook Monument Cairn

A cairn commemorating James Cook's second landing in Australia.
The Caves, Australia

Capricorn Caves

A wonder of natural limestone formations etched by millions of years of natural interaction between rainfall and rock and air.
Tasman Island, Australia

Cape Pillar Sea Cliffs

The tallest sea cliffs on the Southern Hemisphere are a climber's worst nightmare.
Fortescue, Australia

Totem Pole

Many rock climbers have come to conquer this slender sea stack, with various degrees of success.
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
Alert Bay, British Columbia

World's Largest Totem Pole

This towering totem holds the title for the tallest in the world but only according to some.
Sitka, Alaska

Saint Michael's Cathedral

The first Russian Orthodox church in North America and an Alaskan landmark.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

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

Hyder

The easternmost town in Alaska can only be accessed from Canada.
Dawson City, Yukon

Paddlewheel Graveyard

A skeletal collection of former nautical mainstays.
Dawson City, Yukon

The Sourtoe Cocktail

A famed drink seasoned with an amputated toe, now on its tenth digit.
Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre

Home to a full cast of the largest woolly mammoth ever recovered in North America. 
Whitehorse, Yukon

The World's Largest Weathervane, a DC-3

This decommissioned DC-3 now forever points into the oncoming wind.
Whitehorse, Yukon

Log Skyscrapers of Whitehorse

When the big city meets the edge of the frontier, log skyscrapers are born.
Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Fort Nelson Heritage Museum

Home to vintage vehicles and local artifacts, this museum also houses a rare taxidermy specimen.
Antarctica

Antarctic Exploration Museum & Post Office

The best place to send your postcards home from Antarctica.
Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The Grave of Ernest Shackleton

Final resting place of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton.
Ushuaia, Argentina

Bahia Lapataia at the End of the World

The most southern point you can drive to in the Western Hemisphere.