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Jasper, Alberta

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
Peachland, British Columbia

Okanagan Lake

The large fjord lake is thought to be the home of "Ogopogo," a giant sea serpent.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
Victoria, British Columbia

The Empress Hotel

This historic Victorian hotel has a scandalous history of affairs and murder.
Toronto, Ontario

CN Tower: The Tallest Metal Staircase on Earth

One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World holds the world's tallest metal staircase.
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
Field, British Columbia

Yoho National Park

Fossils, railroads, and waterfalls!
Blythe, California

Blythe Intaglios

Ancient human, animal, and geometric figures drawn in the earth.
Gold Hill, Oregon

Oregon Vortex

A tourist attraction founded around a slumping cabin.
Corbett, Oregon

Vista House at Crown Point

This extravagant Art Nouveau rest stop features a million-dollar view of the Columbia River.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Portland, Oregon

International Rose Test Garden

10,000 flowered plants bloom in the City of Roses.
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
Mount Hood, Oregon

Mount Hood

Despite a legend that says this highest peak in Oregon was climbed in high heels scores of people have died on its slopes.
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest commissioned warship still afloat.
Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio

This Memphis recording studio launched the careers of Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.
Arco, Idaho

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.
Richmond, Virginia

Hollywood Cemetery

The final resting place of two (or three) presidents, one vampire, and 18,000 Confederate soldiers.
Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life.
Port Orford, Oregon

Prehistoric Gardens

A collection of colorful dinosaurs hidden in an actual rainforest.
Baker, Nevada

Lehman Caves

A gothic palace of endless stalagmites and pseudoscorpions, wait within one of the world's most beautiful caves.
Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel...
Berlin, Maryland

Assateague Island

The land is home to swimming ponies and a legendary 18th-century treasure.
La Grande, Oregon

Hot Lake Hotel

A haunted hot springs hotel that went from healing retreat to insane asylum before it was abandoned.