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Drumheller, Alberta

The Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley

Hoodoos, naturally eroded land formations, stand 20 feet tall in the Canadian badlands.
51.3806, -112.5342
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
53.5000, -112.0663
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
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

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

Gastown Steam Clock

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown.
49.2849, -123.1113
Only one corner of the massive, four winged structure.
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

The Weyburn Mental Hospital

Notorious Canadian mental institution, home to some of the first LSD experiments and origin of the word "psychedelic."
49.6683, -103.8582
Banff, Alberta

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies.
51.1644, -115.5619
Built into the hillside, the Centre has a striking facade.
Eastend, Saskatchewan

T.rex Discovery Centre

Built after the 1991 discovery of one of the world's most complete T.rex skeletons in the nearby hills.
49.5167, -108.8167
Ottawa Jail Hostel. (Wikimedia Commons)
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Once a notorious prison known for inhumane practices.
45.4247, -75.6887
Creative Commons by sean_carney
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba

Old Pinawa Dam

Bombed out remains of early hydroelectric dam.
50.2159, -95.9284
Drumheller T-Rex with kids on its toes
Drumheller, Alberta

The World's Largest Dinosaur

As if T-rex wasn't big enough, this Canadian monument is four times larger than the real thing.
51.4675, -112.7087
Speers, Saskatchewan

Twisted Trees

The Twisted Trees of Alticane are an unnerving grove of Quaking Aspen, apparently mutated from a single source, giving them a twisted and unnatural appearance.
52.7832, -107.5385
The 2009 monument.
Perth, Ontario

Mammoth Cheese Replica

A fake block of cheese remembers a feat of dairy engineering from the Chicago World's Fair.
44.9002, -76.2473
Lake Athabasca, Canada
Saskatchewan

Athabasca Sand Dunes

The most northerly active sand dunes in the world have some very rare botanical residents.
59.0266, -108.6541
Mac the Moose
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Mac the Moose

World's largest moose statue, located in (where else?) Canada.
50.4131, -105.5101
Statue of Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the Bear.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
49.8678, -97.2433
The colour coded directions are integrated into the signs.
Toronto, Ontario

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers.
43.6487, -79.3781
Bloedel Conservatory
Vancouver, British Columbia

Bloedel Conservatory

This conservatory allows a little bit of the tropics to thrive in the middle of a major Canadian city.
49.2413, -123.1111
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
49.7677, -96.8097
Central Experimental Farm with the city of Ottawa in the background.
Ottawa, Ontario

Central Experimental Farm

A sprawling Victorian farm that has been surrounded by a capital city is one of Canada's greatest treasures.
45.3873, -75.7177
Narcisse Snake Dens
Gimli, Manitoba

Narcisse Snake Dens

The largest single concentration of harmless garter snakes in the world is a writhing Canadian serpent orgy.
50.8605, -97.5674
Big Nickel
Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
46.4738, -81.0340
The Sontiainen
Bushell Park, Saskatchewan

Tom Sukanen's Prairie Ship

A broken man's homemade, seaworthy ship rests in the middle of the Canadian prairie.
50.2808, -105.5372