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Seattle, Washington

Howe Street Stairs

Spanning an elevation of 160 feet and containing 388 steps, this is Seattle's longest staircase.
Seattle, Washington

Gas Works Park

This former coal gasification plant found a curious second life as a popular public park.
Seattle, Washington

Kubota Gardens

This semi-secret garden in south Seattle emulates a traditional Japanese garden using the plants of the Pacific Northwest.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Shameful Tiki Room

A high point in Vancouver kitsch.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Marine Building

This art deco masterpiece has stood in for some of the most famous buildings in comic book history.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Traditional 15th century Chinese garden in the middle of Vancouver.
Montreal, Québec

Musée Eudore Dubeau

The only museum about the history of dentistry in Canada.
Saint-Simon, Québec

L' Extra-Terrasse

For a brief moment, the world was given a flicker of the future of fast food, thanks to a visionary inventor.
Grondines, Québec

Saint Lawrence River HVDC Powerline Crossing

Extremely long cable tunnel buried under the river.
Saint-Donat-de-Montcalm, Québec

Liberator III Crash Site

The remains of the worst military aviation accident in Canada's history.
Saint-Chrysostome, Québec

Edwardstown Anglican Church

With the chapel itself being left to moulder, the cemetery of this abandoned church might be the freshest part.
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.
Saguenay, Québec

La Petite Maison Blanche (The Little White House)

The little house that stood up to a disastrous flood has become a symbol of perseverance.
Montreal, Québec

The Murals on Saint Laurent Boulevard

Every year, the colorful murals of Montreal get a complete makeover.
Saguenay, Québec

Arthur Villeneuve House

After he picked up a brush at the age of 47 this simple barber turned his entire home into a canvas.
Franklin, Québec

Dorea Institute

This abandoned orphanage-turned-asylum witnessed a terrible chapter in Québec's history.
Trois-Rivières, Québec

Old Prison of Trois-Rivières

This historic Canadian jail was once the longest operating prison in the country and is now open for people to incarcerate themselves.
Notre-Dame-de-Montauban, Québec

Les Chutes du $5

The falls were named for the mistaken idea that they were the ones pictured on the Canadian $5 bill.
Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, Québec

Thetford Asbestos Mine

A scenic overlook of a pit mine hundreds of meters deep filled with blue water.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Québec

Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!

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

Sucrerie de la Montagne

This shack nestled in a 120-acre forest of maple trees in Mont-Rigaud is a wonderland of sugary syrup.
Saguenay, Québec

Pyramide des Ha! Ha!

Despite its name this unique art piece was established to commemorate a tragic flood.
Montreal, Québec

La Sala Rossa

From lefty Jewish gathering site to hip cultural site in just 80 years.