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  1. #91
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    Default British Columbia

    Its motto, "Super, Natural", doesn't do it justice

    Aboriginal Tourism: The First Nations of BC offer a unique perspective on the land
    Butchart Gardens: 55 acres of amazing plants
    Crowsnest Highway: Across the Canadian Rockies near the U.S. border, makes a great loop with the Trans-Canada
    Dawson Creek: The starting point of the Alaska Highway
    Elkford: The wilderness capitol of BC, and that's saying a lot
    Fort Nelson: Gateway to the far north, nest stop: the Yukon
    Glacier National Park: Some of the best of the Canadian Rockies
    Hornby Island: If you really want to get away from it all...
    Invermere: Gateway to Kootenay National Park
    Juan de Fuca Provincial Park: The Pacific Coast of Vancouver Island
    Kootenay Lake Ferry: Take a little inland cruise
    Lillooet: Ground Zero of the historic Cariboo Gold Rush
    Mayne Island: One of half a dozen or so islands in the Straight of Georgia reachable by ferry
    Nelson: Actually, this is one of my favorite places in BC
    Osoyoos: in the Okanagan Valley, Canada's only true desert
    Pacific Rim National Park Reserve: Coastal Rainforest
    Quesnel: Home of the world's largest gold pan
    Royal BC Museum: Victoria, The human and natural history of the province
    Sea to Sky Highway: As scenic a road as you're likely to find anywhere
    Totem Poles: Everywhere along the coast, here's a guide to some of the best
    Ucluelet: "Safe Harbour" on the Pacific Rim coast
    Vancouver: An incredibly cosmopolitan city, home to the 2010 Winter Olympics
    Whistler: One of the best year-round mountain destinations in the world
    Xá:Ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre: The traditional meeting site of the Stó:lo First Nation
    Yoho National Park: The other side of the Rockies from Banff
    Zeballos: Near the northern end of Vancouver Island, a kayaker's paradise

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    Last edited by AZBuck; 08-14-2020 at 10:39 AM. Reason: Updated links

  2. #92
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    Default Ontario Canada A-Z

    Ontario

    AGAWA CANYON - train ride, Algoma Country, Sault Ste. Marie
    BRUCE PENINSULA NATIONAL PARK - Bruce Trail, Tobermory, hiking, warm beaches, & 20 shipwrecks for divers to explore
    CN TOWER (1,815 feet and 5 inches tall) and CASA LOMA (castle & gardens) - Toronto
    DRESDEN - home of Uncle Tom's Cabin Historial Site, tour the home of Rev. Josiah Henson whose life inspired the novel
    ELMIRA - "kissing bridge" only remaining covered bridge in Ontario, Mennonite country, farmers' markets, Elora Gorge, bicycling
    FENELON FALLS - on the Trent-Severn Waterway, fishing, boat tours
    GANANOQUE - on the St. Lawrence Seaway - 1,000 Island boat cruises
    HALIBURTON HIGHLANDS - winter dogsled derby & ice fishing, summer ATV & hummer rides, hiking, picturesque rolling hills & jagged rocks
    ISLAND QUEEN - Canada's largest sightseeing cruise ship tours the rugged beauty of the 30,000 islands region, Georgian Bay, Parry Sound
    JAMES BAY - board the Polar Bear Express in Cochrane for a train ride across Arctic terrain to James Bay
    KITCHENER-WATERLOO OKTOBERFEST - the largest Bavarian festival in North America
    or KAKABEKA FALLS - Thunder Bay, "Niagara of the north"
    LAKE SUPERIOR - north shore scenic coastal drive including Canada's longest foot suspension bridge at Dorion, Terry Fox (Canada's hero) scenic lookout, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
    MUSKOKA - "cottage country" - resorts, lakes, golf, forests, fishing
    NIAGARA FALLS - (Canadian side) - Maid of the Mist boat ride, Journey Behind the Falls, butterfly conservatory, shops, walking & bicycling paths, whirlpool lookout, gardens, casino, Marineland
    OUIMET CANYON PROVINCIAL PARK - a geological fault 500 feet deep and wide, supporting arctic-alpine plants
    POINT PELEE PROVINCIAL PARK - bird watching, sandy beaches, fall monarch butterfly migration
    QUETICO PROVINCIAL PARK - wilderness canoeing, fishing, camping
    ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM and ROYAL WINTER FAIR - Toronto
    STRATFORD - Shakespearean plays & festival, antiques shopping
    or SANDBANKS PROVINCIAL PARK
    TIMMINS - home of Shania Twain, gold mine tour
    or TULIP FESTIVAL - in Canada's capital city Ottawa - the largest tulip fest in the world
    UPPER CANADA VILLAGE - 1860's pioneer village, west of Cornwall in Morrisburg
    VINEYARDS - Niagara escarpment area wineries
    WASAGA BEACH - world's longest freshwater beach, 8 miles of white sand on Georgian Bay
    X-COUNTRY SKIING - cross-country and downhill skiing in Collingwood, Barrie and area, and the Muskoka area
    YORK REGION - Canada's Wonderland (amusement park), Bass Pro Outlet (Vaughan Mills mall), The Briars golf and country club with full spa facilities
    ZOO - Metro Toronto, Canada's best zoo with over 5,000 animals from around the world.

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    Last edited by Quebec Gen; 02-19-2008 at 06:21 PM. Reason: fixed typo

  3. #93
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    Default Saskatchewan

    Land of the Living Skies

    Andy Jamault Nature Trail: Arborfield, with a working paleontological dig at the end
    Batoche National Historic Site: and Batoche Ghost Town
    Canoeing: Thousands of square miles of wilderness, lakes and rivers
    Duck Mountain Provincial Park: a self-described "island of green in a sea of grain"
    Echo Valley Provincial Park: Named for the legend of an Indian brave who hears his love call to him the night she died
    Fort Walsh National Historic Site: One of the original outposts of the North West Mounted Police
    Grasslands National Park: Sitting Bull's refuge after the battle of the Little Bighorn
    Heritage Farm & Village: North Battleford, recreating prairie life of the 1920s
    Indian Head Museum: Indian Head, Tons of eclectic stuff, including a complete village garage from the '30s
    Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre: Maple Creek, the Old West Canadian style
    Katepwa Point Provincial Park: Regina's playground
    Little Lake Manitou: The Lake of the Healing Waters
    Moose Jaw: Besides having one of the coolest city names, it was a Capone hideout in the '20s
    Nipawin Living Forestry Museum: Representative buildings and machinery, visit on Canada Day (July 1) if you can
    Outlook & District Regional Park: Saskatchewan's 2005 Park of the Year
    Prince Albert National Park: Boreal forest, free ranging buffalo, pelicans' summer home, and tundra
    Qu'Appelle Valley: Saskatchewan's playground
    RCMP Sunset Retreat: Regina, Akin to the Changing of the Guard, where the Mounties got started
    Saskatchewan Science Centre: Regina, Family oriented and hands-on
    T.rex Discovery Centre: Eastend, Built into and around the site of a world famous dino dig
    Ukrainian Museum of Canada: Saskatoon, the story of their old and new homelands
    Verigin: National Doukhobor Heritage site
    Western Development Museum: Yorkton, The story of the settling of western Canada
    X-Country Ski Trails: There are nearly 40 throughout the province
    Yellowhead Highway: The Trans Canada to the great northwest
    Zealandia: "Just" another small town on the prairie

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    Last edited by Mark Sedenquist; 03-28-2008 at 09:35 PM.

  4. #94
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    Default New Mexico

    New Mexico A-Z #2

    A - Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum - at the Balloon Fiesta Park. Some very cool stuff here.
    B - Bandelier National Monument - Ancestral Pueblo dwellings near Los Alamos.
    C - Chama Valley - fishing, boating, steam railroad, fishing....
    D - Dorsey Mansion - near Springer in NW New Mexico.
    E - Eagle Nest - in the beautiful Moreno Valley.
    F - Farolitos - "little lanterns"
    G - Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument - near Silver City.
    H - Heron Lake - Very scenic. "Quiet lake" - boats operate at no-wake speeds only.
    I - Institute of American Indian Arts Museum - in Santa Fe.
    J - Jemez Mountains - Camping, fishing, hot springs. Easy day trip from Santa Fe or Albuquerque.
    K - Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks – Between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Tent Rocks photo
    L - Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park - I haven't been here, but I've heard real good things.
    M - Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - on the UNM campus in Albuquerque. Free.
    N - Nineteen Pueblos
    O - Ojo Caliente - hot springs
    P - Pecos Wilderness – 223,333 acres of wilderness in the Santa Fe and Carson National Forests.
    Q - Quarai – One of the Salinas Pueblo Missions.
    R - Rancho de las Golondrinas - a living history museum near Santa Fe.
    S - Sandia Peak Tramway - World's longest aerial tramway.
    T - Tinkertown - Thanks, Ross.
    U - Uranium Mining Museum - in Grants. Nice place to visit. Very friendly staff and interesting exhibits.
    V - Valley of Fires Recreation Area - near Carrizozo on US 380.
    W - Wheeler Peak - highest point in the state
    X - X Prize Cup – in Alamogordo.
    Y - Yeso - ghost town on US 60.
    Z - Zozobra - Old Man Gloom

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    Last edited by Mark Sedenquist; 03-28-2008 at 09:35 PM.

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    Default Excellent List!

    Nice to see a new A to Z list here.

    Mark

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    Default Thanks!

    “X” really had me stumped. I couldn’t find anything. Finally, I saw something about the X Prize in the newspaper.

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    Default Mexico...to be completed

    Aztec city;
    Ballet folklorico de Mexico;
    Chapultepec Park;
    Diego Riviera Studio Museum;
    Estudio de Joaquín Clause : still has the original works he painted on the walls of his workspace.;
    Frida Kahlo Museum;
    Galeria de Historia;
    Historic Center : a part of town featuring a lot of colonial architecture;
    Iglesia de San Fernando : dedicated to King Fernando III;
    Jose Luis Cuevas Museum;
    K
    Leon Trotsky Museum;
    Metropolitan Cathedral : Construction began in the late 1500's;
    National Museum of Anthropology;
    Opera : a bar that still has the bullet holes made by Pancho Villa.
    Plaza de la tres culturas;
    Q
    Rufino Tamayo Contemporary Art Museum;
    Santa Maria de Guadelupe Cathedral;
    Teotihuacan : the place where men became gods;
    Universitario del Chopo Museum;
    V
    W
    Xochimilco : floating gardens
    Y
    Zocalo : The historic center of Mexico City.

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