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Lake Itasca, Minnesota

Headwaters of the Mississippi River

At this Minnesota state park you can easily wade across the source of the mighty Mississippi.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Red River Floodway

A marvel of engineering built to prevent annual floods from devastating the city of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The world’s first museum dedicated to exploring human rights unleashed a wave of controversy.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Louis Riel's Gravestone

Canada's accused-traitor-turned-folk-hero is buried under a red stone in a ring of his own.
Medicine Hat, Alberta

Saamis Tepee

A standalone wonder amid the prairie badlands of southeastern Alberta.
Penny, British Columbia

Ancient Forest/Chun T'oh Whudujut

Thousand-year-old trees tower within one of the world's only inland temperate rainforests.
Watson Lake, Yukon

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

Roadside collection of 65,000 signs.
Tagish, Yukon

Venus Silver Mine

The picturesque remains of an abandoned silver mine slope down to Tagish Lake in the Yukon.
Carcross, Yukon

Carcross Desert

This tiny square mile of Canadian sand was once considered the world's smallest desert.
Skagway, Alaska

Skagway Centennial Statue

A monument commemorating the role of Alaska's native Tlingit guides in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Skagway, Alaska

Arctic Brotherhood Hall

The facade of this relic from the Klondike gold rush is decorated with over 8,800 pieces of driftwood.
Skagway, Alaska

Red Onion Saloon

Originally a brothel during the Klondike Gold Rush, this bar once used dolls to denote when ladies were working.
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
Skagway, Alaska

The Golden North Hotel

A classic gold rush hotel can be expected to pick up some ghosts along the way, and the Golden North is no exception.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Fireplace of States

This ambitious attraction was the brain child of a lake resort impresario, and built by the WPA.
Bena, Minnesota

The Big Fish Supper Club

An abandoned fish-shaped drive-in gets a second life as a restaurant.
Bemidji, Minnesota

Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox

These crudely shaped folk giants may be the the second most photographed statues in the U.S.
Eagle Harbor, Michigan

The Jampot

On the shores of Lake Superior, a small group of monks makes sacred sweets.
Beulah, Michigan

Old Benzie County Courthouse

This former county courthouse was originally an opulent hotel and entertainment venue.
Frankfort, Michigan

Frankfort Marine Gateway

The structure has welcomed visitors to this scenic harbor city on Lake Michigan for many decades.
Glen Arbor Township, Michigan

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

This national park on the shore of Lake Michigan features remarkable dunes that lie at the heart of a Chippewa legend.
Charlevoix, Michigan

Former World's Largest Cherry Pie Pan

There's more contention than one might expect from cherry pie pans.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fifth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.