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15 Surreal Places That Prove Canada Is A Breathtaking Country

O, Canada. You beaut.

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The allure of Newfoundland and Labrador is mostly found in its cute coastal towns. Although the climate is pretty chilly year-round with its high ocean currents, summers in Canada's northeast coast are cool, easy, and very appealing.

(Above: the coastal town of Norris Point; bottom left: a bonfire off of a Newfoundland beach; bottom right: Fort Amherst of St. John's Newfoundland.)

5. The Big Muddy Badlands and The Outlaw Trail of Saskatchewan

Big Muddy Badlands & The Outlaw Trail, Saskatchewan

In Saskatchewan's Big Muddy Badlands lies a a 60 meter (196-foot) castle of compressed clay (appropriately called "Castle Butte"). The badlands lie in the Big Muddy Valley, a 55 kilometer-wide area formed during the last ice age.

The shore town of Hudson Bay is internationally known for its polar bears, who migrate toward the shore in the autumn.

Churchill is also one of the cutest towns in Canada because a) they offer a safe polar bear tour where you observe them from a bus called a "tundra buggie," b) the locals are known to leave their car doors unlocked for others in the event of polar bear attacks, and c) there is a polar bear jail for those who wander into town.

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Built by Jean-Baptiste Chevalier in 1752, the monumental 17th century structure is emblematic of whimsical Quebec architecture. Lined with cobblestone roads and European-style houses outside, the grand house has a grand view to the famous Château Frontenac, a famous hotel that stands above the city.

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The St. Elias Mountains have some of the most extensive ice fields in the world, stretching across 235 miles (about 378 kilometers). Some of their peaks stand up to 5,200 miles (about 17,000 feet). While most of the mountains are non-volcanic, there are portions in the western range that are.

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