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Ottawa, Ontario

Mer Bleue Bog

A boardwalk winds above this beautiful bog full of wildlife and a rare type of turtle.
Perth, Ontario

Mammoth Cheese Replica

A fake block of cheese remembers a feat of dairy engineering from the Chicago World's Fair.
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

'Half Rabbit'

This giant sculpture made of trash is a critique of society's wastefulness.
Cape Town, South Africa

Bo Kaap

Formerly known as the Malay Quarter, Bo Kaap is a colorfully-painted suburb located in the “Mother City” of South Africa.
Paarl, South Africa

The Goat Tower of Fairview Cheese & Wine Farm

The original goat tower, the one that started it all.
Namibia

Dead Vlei

This "dead marsh" sits among the largest sand dunes in the world, a forest frozen in time.
Buckinghamshire, England

Dockey Wood Bluebells

Each spring this woodland floor is carpeted with purplish flowers as far as the eye can see.
Monticello, Utah

Newspaper Rock

One of the world’s largest collections of petroglyphs records 2,000 years of human activity.
Moab, Utah

Landscape Arch

Utah is home to the fifth-longest natural arch in the world, and the longest outside China.
Calgary, Alberta

1886 Buffalo Cafe

One of the last remaining buildings from one of Calgary's earliest businesses.
Calgary, Alberta

Peace Bridge

With its webbed walls and bright red coloring, Calgary's iconic bridge looks like a finger trap puzzle stretched across the river.
Calgary, Alberta

National Music Centre

Eclectic musical collection ranging from hurdy gurdies and orphicas to the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.
Chelsea, Québec

Carbide Willson Ruins

The remains of a paranoid inventor's hidden workshop lie in beautiful ruins amidst a Canadian park.
Ottawa, Ontario

Central Experimental Farm

A sprawling Victorian farm that has been surrounded by a capital city is one of Canada's greatest treasures.
Ottawa, Ontario

Hogs Back Lockstation

These locks on North America’s oldest canal are named after a porcine rock formation.
Ottawa, Ontario

Maman

Louise Bourgeois' 30-foot-tall steel spider sculpture.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
Colborne, Ontario

The Big Apple

This giant roadside fruit is home to an array of apple-based treats.
Sudbury, Ontario

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Sleeping Giant

Profile of a sleeping person 4km long in 250m high cliffs.
Lorette, Manitoba

Longitudinal Centre of Canada

This strangely specific landmark will let travelers know when they are half way there.
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Mac the Moose

The world's largest moose statue is located (where else?) in Canada.
Bellevue, Alberta

The Burmis Tree

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

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.