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Sparwood's Terex Titan
Sparwood, British Columbia

Formerly The World's Biggest Truck

It's still huge and it's still on display in the mountains of western Canada.
49.6739, -114.8438
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
47.6081, -122.3403
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484
Seattle, Washington

Museum of Pop Culture

A museum dedicated to the history and exploration of both popular music and science fiction.
47.6216, -122.3481
Looking in from the Pandora St. entrance.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
48.4293, -123.3683
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both.
43.0911, -79.0741
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
53.5000, -112.0663
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.
43.6425, -79.3873
When the lake is empty
Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

Medicine Lake

Every fall this lake mysteriously drains, like a bathtub with the plug pulled out.
52.8447, -117.7298
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

A surviving remnant of the thick ice mass that once mantled most of Western Canada's mountains.
52.8734, -117.9543
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
49.5900, -114.3900
Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
49.3026, -123.1259
The stick and puck tower over the recreation centers parking lot.
Duncan, British Columbia

World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck

Canada shows its hockey pride with a giant stick.
48.7829, -123.7025
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This country market harbors goats on its roof.
49.3055, -124.4230