13 Places In The Prairies With Names So Weird They'll Make You Do A Double Take
Time to plan a road trip.
Stop the car. We've all been there, where we've seen an odd license plate or sign that is so hilarious you have to get a photo. Chances are, only a short drive from your home, you'll find plenty of signs that will make you double-take. To help you find the best places in the Prairies with strange names, we've gathered them up into one ridiculous list.
When you think of some of the wacky spots in Canada, you might think of Dildo, Newfoundland. Back in 2019, the city drew international attention when wanted to be the mayor.
However, you don't actually need to drive across the country for a hilarious selfie. Instead, you can go on a road trip to some of our local .
There is everything from beverages and body parts to hilarious sex terms.
Many of them will have you scratching your head in confusion over the odd choice of name. Some even make the area seem less appealing, like Dead Man's Flats.
For all you Star Trek fans, you can unleash your inner Trekkie in Vulcan. There, you can enter a , and even see a statue of Leonard Nimoy.
It's time to start planning a bucket list road trip with your BFF. We suggest you mark all these spots on Google Maps so you can easily find them later.
Address: Radville, SK
Why You Need To Go: This quaint town has a retro '80s slang name that will have you thinking of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Dead Man's Flats
Address: Dead Man's Flats, AB
Why You Need To Go: It is an affordable spot to stay when you are visiting Banff: only 20 minutes away, and you can find some awesome and affordable hotels.
Address: Drinkwater, SK
Why You Need To Go: It takes only half an hour from Regina or Moose Jaw to reach this tiny village, where you can take a snap of their hilarious road sign.
Address: Balzac, AB
Why You Need To Go: Just a short drive from Calgary, you can explore Balzac's CrossIron Mills shopping center, which is the biggest one-level shopping centre in Alberta.
Address: Vulcan, AB
Why You Need To Go: Calling all Star Trek fans! You'll want to visit this city where you can see statues of the Starship Enterprise and Leonard Nimoy.
Address: Flin Flon, MB
Why You Need To Go: While the name of the town in Northern Manitoba sounds like a sound your flip flops would make, it's actually a fun spot to spend time outdoors. In the area, you can find plenty of hiking trails and tiny wood cabins right on the beach.
Address: Love, SK
Why You Need To Go: Calling all romantics. This could make an adorable spot to take a selfie with your significant other.
Address: Milk River, AB
Why You Need To Go: Right outside the visitor's center, you can find a giant statue of a dinosaur.
Address: Forget, SK
Why You Need To Go: No, they don't want you to forget it exists! It was actually named after the former lieutenant governor of the Northwest Territories.
If you are on a road trip in southern Saskatchewan, make sure to make a pit stop to take a photo.
Address: Eyebrow, SK
Why You Need To Go: East of Central Butte, this town gets its name for being near the sparkling blue water of Eyebrow Lake.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Address: Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, AB
Why You Need To Go: At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can discover 6,000 years of rich history.
Address: Climax, SK
Why You Need To Go: A selfie next to this welcome sign is enough reason to visit.
Address: Sexsmith, AB
Why You Need To Go: The name of this town will certainly have you raising an eyebrow.
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