9 BC Spots With Names So Strange You'll Wonder Why This Ever Happened
WHY would you call it that?
Sometimes while taking the scenic route, you might drive next to a roadside attraction that is so bizarre you need to send a photo to your friends. Instead of aimless cruising around, hoping to find a hilarious road name, we've done all the research for you the next time you're ready to hit the road. We've gathered the best spots in B.C. with funny names into one laughable list.
Sure the east coast of Canada might have one of the most famous odd names like. But, you don't need to fly to the other side of the country just to take a funny selfie.
There are so many spots that will have you wondering why on earth did they pick that name. Meanwhile, other locations in the province haveand fun to say out loud.
What are you waiting for? Go ahead and open Google Maps and see how many of the locations below are close to you. You can text your friend to startto see as many as you can.
Ranging from the cute and whimsical to the truly strange, you'll want to find out the story behind why they ever in a million years decided to go with these names.
Address: Skookumchuck, BC
Why You Need To Go: Next to Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park, you need to stop at Skookumchuck Bakery + Cafe, which has the best cinnamon bun you've ever tried.
Address: 43111 Trans-Canada Hwy., Boston Bar, BC
Why You Need To Go: Thankfully this hell's gate doesn't mean there is a horde of demons lurking around. Instead, you can cross this section of the Fraser River on a fun air tram ride.
Address: Leg in Boot Square, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: Located next to the waterfront you can find a giant anvil at this historic spot. Yes, there was actually a leg in a boot there at one point.
Address: Stoner, BC
Why You Need To Go: If you happen to be road tripping around Prince George, you might want to stop by the small town of Stoner to get a selfie with the sign.
Dude Chilling Park
Address: 2390 Brunswick St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: This popular park has a very descriptive name. While there, why not bring a book or pack a picnic and enjoy some time outdoors and just chill?
Address: Salmon Arm, BC
Why You Need To Go: Sure the city has a strange name, as salmon don't have arms. But, this spot does have a vibrant art and culture scene, including the Roots And Blues Music Festival.
Address: Likely, BC
Why You Need To Go: It is a charming area to spend time outdoors, especially in the summer. The people who live here probably have so many punny jokes.
Address: Cranberry, BC
Why You Need To Go: The "Paris of Powell River" is worth a visit if you love going for that second helping of cranberry sauce at your Thanksgiving dinner.
Address: Brilliant, BC
Why You Need To Go: Not only can you snap a picture of the road signs for the town of Brillant, but just a few minutes away is an area called Raspberry.