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Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia

Home of A Thousand Faces

Outsider art meets hard scrabble mountain life in this woodcarver's home/art piece.
Hinton, Alberta

Northern Rockies Museum of Culture and Heritage

This museum provides a personal and intimate journey through the history of the Northern Rockies.
Edmonton, Alberta

Garneau Theatre

This is one of the last remaining theatres in Canada to feature an Art Moderne architectural style.
Edmonton, Alberta

High Level Bridge

This unique bridge has been a staple across the Saskatchewan River Valley for more than 100 years.
Edmonton, Alberta

Alberta Railway Museum

Ride aboard a centuries-year-old steam engine and explore dozens of trains parts, including an unusual "comboose."
Edmonton, Alberta

Al Rashid Mosque

First mosque in Canada, second in North America.
Montreal, Québec

St. Patrick's Basilica

Its columns were all carved from the same white oak tree.
Kaslo, British Columbia

SS Moyie

The "Crow Boat" of Kootenay Lake, sold for a dollar and now on display as "the world's oldest intact passenger sternwheeler."
Bellevue, Alberta

The Burmis Tree

Despite being dead since the 1970s, this Canadian tree is kept upright and intact by adoring locals.
Sparwood, British Columbia

The World's Largest Tandem Axle Truck

Nestled near the mountains of western Canada resides this behemoth earth mover.
Vegreville, Alberta

The Vegreville Pysanka

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

Nose Hill Siksikaitsitapi Medicine Wheel

This First Nations monument is a peaceful spot with vast views of the Calgary prairie.
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
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.
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.
Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

Medicine Lake

Every fall this lake mysteriously drains, like a bathtub with the plug pulled out.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Sam Kee (Jack Chow) Building

At just six feet two inches deep, it is said by Guiness and Ripley to be the world’s narrowest freestanding office building.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Giants' on Granville Island Silos

The colorful, smiling concrete silos of Vancouver.
Okotoks, Alberta

Big Rock Erratic

This massive and unusual rock formation near Okotoks is the world's largest known glacial erratic.
Vulcan, Alberta

Vulcan

Live long and prosper in Vulcan, Alberta.
Alberta

Columbia Icefield

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

Boswell Embalming Bottle House

This house was largely built out of hundreds of thousands of discarded glass embalming fluid bottles.