Canada is a wonderful and friendly place to visit. There are many beautiful cities in this country, but the natural beauty is the best features in Canada. If you have never been to this region, then you will find a list below with the Top-Ten Places to Visit in Canada.
10. Ottawa, Ontario
This is Canada’s Capital City and a great place to visit if you want to enjoy a rich culture. Parliament Hill welcomes three million every year as it boasts popular sites such as the RCMP march or the Changing of the Guard, along with world-class museums. Other attractions include many bike paths, parks and the Rideau Canal that connects Ottawa River and the Great Lakes.
9. Quebec City, Quebec
Quebec is a unique place with a rich culture and an atmosphere like what you can experience on a tour of France. Chateaux Frontenac is world famous and is overlooking the St. Lawrence River high on a cliff that used to be a French Fort. Thanks to the City Fortress, this is one of the last walled cities worldwide. On a visit to Québec City Old Town you can walk down the narrow winding streets or ride on one of the horse-drawn carriages. It is lovely place with music and sidewalk cafés.
8. Toronto, Ontario
The largest Canadian city and the capital of Ontario, Toronto has a vibrant entertainment scene with clubs, theatre and more. This city is home to the Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum, the Blue Jays and the Maple Leafs. Other great sights include the renowned CN tower that is 1,815 foot tall and Canada’s Wonderland which is theme park on 330 acres of land.
7. Montreal, Quebec
This is a great place to walk around and enjoy the city and beautiful surroundings from a hill. In Montreal, you can enjoy meals at some of the very best restaurants; shop at elegant French boutiques; explore old historic buildings; view modern skyscrapers; watch as the sun rises and set from the port and enjoy a nightlife that is vibrant. Some compare Montreal to France, which is not surprising since it is second largest French-speaking city in the world (second to Paris).
6. Niagara Falls, Ontario
Technically most of the falls are in the US, but you have to be on the Canadian side to enjoy this attraction. This breathtaking water display consists of three massive waterfalls that you can watch from a boat ride or the observation deck. Not only is this a great sightseeing spot, but it is also a very popular place for weddings. Niagara Falls also has ratings for being the Most Romantic Place in the world.
5. Churchill, Manitoba
Churchill is located on the Hudson Bay shores in northern Manitoba which is a small town. This town is regarded as the World’s Polar Bear Capital with year round sightings, Beluga Whale Capital with sightings in late June to the later part of August as well as one of the best spots to view the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis (from late November to late March). You will definitely remember a visit to this town as it is the best spot to connect with many wonders of nature.
4. The Canadian Rocky Mountains
Located in Alberta, this area boasts the most breathtaking lakes, mountains, waterways as well as skiing and hiking sites in the world. Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are the most famous sites to visit. There are also many recreational areas and provincial parks which provide activities and adventures all year round. Visiting these picturesque villages will give you a chance to enjoy amenities which ranges from top-rated five star resorts to camping.
3. Vancouver, British Columbia
One cannot visit Canada without spending time in Vancouver as this is a great place where you can do and see everything. There are lots to enjoy including a vibrant night life, whale watching on the coast, skiing at Whistler, boating, hiking and camping. Vancouver must be on your traveling itinerary if you love to explore the outdoors and would like to see real wildlife.
2. West Edmonton Mall, Alberta
This is the largest shopping mall that you will find in North America, also the fifth largest worldwide. Almost thirty million people visit West Edmonton Mall with its 800 stores and the largest indoor amusement park in the world. This mall definitely has everything, from shops, indoor ice rink to water park!
1. Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario
This is Canada’s oldest provincial park, located between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay. The park is now more than 7000 square kilometers and it boast more than 2,400 lakes as well as rivers and streams which covers 1,200 kilometers. Some of the great rivers and lakes include Nipissing, Petawawa and Canoe Lake, all created by glaciers in the last ice age. Algonquin Provincial Park is one of the most popular ones in the country, due to its size and location which is in close proximity to major cities such as Ottawa and Toronto.