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Places to Visit in Canada: A Happening Country to Explore

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Situated in North America, Canada is the second biggest country in the world with a wide range of natural wonders. With beautiful scenery, lakes, lively cities, mountains, untouched landscapes, valleys, and exquisite waterfalls, Canada has everything to make your vacation an unforgettable one. The happening towns and cities in Canada offer visitors a diversified experience with its mountain resorts, chic, cosmopolitan centres, and maritime cities. For ideas to aid you to plan your Canada tour, here is the list of some of the best places to visit in Canada: -

1. Vancouver

Famous for its exquisite surroundings, Vancouver is a must-visit place in Canada for travellers. From lakes of Stanley Park and extensive forest to the sandy beaches of English Bay and the snow-sprinkled mountains of the North Shore, Canada has plenty of outdoor adventures and activities such as sailing, kayaking, biking, and hiking. Vancouver is beautiful, safe, friendly and laidback; a place that you can visit anytime throughout the year. It is one of the best tourist places in Canada.

2. Quebec

One of the most stunning cities in the land, Quebec is famous for a luxurious hotel named, Château Frontenac and a grand winter carnival, the Carnaval de Québec. The Château Frontenac has gorgeous architecture and it was proclaimed as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1980. You can also visit other historic attractions such as The Citadel or enjoy a walk along the beautiful Terrasse Dufferin and the serenity of BattleFields Park. The curving cobbled streets and old buildings, ski resorts, and a picturesque cityscape make Quebec the most charming cities and tourist spots in Canada.

3. Ottawa

The capital city of Canada, Ottawa is home to some spectacular historic sites and national museums as well as Parliament Hill. With most attractions and sightseeing places within a few minutes' distances from many downtown area hotels, Ottawa offers a lot of fun activities and delicious culinary experiences to visitors. You can explore national museums that have the world’s biggest indoor collection of totem poles, ancient dinosaur fossils, beautiful Indigenous and Canadian art, aviation artefacts and military stories of Canada. You can also visit the four square blocks in the Byward Market, packed with unique eateries, coffee shops, bistros, clubs, and boutiques. There’s so much to do that makes Ottawa one of the most spectacular tourist places in Canada.

4. Toronto

The largest one in Canada, Toronto is one of the top 10 modern cities in the world. It is a cultural hotspot with the symphony, opera, ballet, and Broadway shows. In addition to that, you can enjoy a myriad of fine dining options, indulge in shopping, and visit museums. The Toronto skyline, CN Tower is a major attraction in this beautiful city. Be it eating scrumptious foods at the 360 Restaurant, getting the city view from the top or enjoying edge walking on the glass outside, the CN Tower is one of the best places to visit in Toronto, Canada.

5. Niagara Falls

Oh, the beauty!

The most famous natural attraction, Niagara Falls attracts visitors from all over the world, and it’s not hard to see why. With the three falls united, the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara Falls creates the highest stream rate of any waterfall around the world. You can enjoy walking on the edge of the falls, divided by a cast-iron railing and enjoy the sightseeing there. You can also visit the Niagara Falls which is a tourist town filled with many chain restaurants including Niagara-on-the-Lake and Tony Roma's. With an abundance of trinket shops, this beautiful town is also a hotspot for tourists, and among the best places to visit in Canada.

6. Victoria

The beautiful capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is a quaint place to visit in Canada. Situated at the southern end of Vancouver Island, the place has a mild year-round weather condition, with warm summers and wet mild winters. You can enjoy stunning views from all directions whether it is looking out over the harbour, getting a glimpse of the mountains on mainland British Columbia or looking over the Strait of Juan de Fuca. You can also experience Victoria’s culture with diverse festivals including Feast of Fields, Victoria Festival, Victoria Fringe Festival, and the Great Canadian Beer Festival. Activities like hiking, whale watching, and kayaking make this city one of the best tourist attractions in Canada.

7. Calgary, Alberta

Calgary, the largest town in Alberta is a place where line dancing and cowboy hats are always in trend. Located between the Canadian Prairies and Canadian Rockies foothills, the city became one of Canada's biggest metropolitan areas, attracting thousands of visitors to its famous rodeo moment, the Calgary Stampede. Also, the city’s proximity to ice fields, the Rocky Mountains, Banff, and other natural sensations are a big draw to the location. Other attractions include Heritage Park, National Music Centre, historical village and Studio Bell. In its true essence, Calgary is one of the best places to visit in Canada for arts, music, and culture lovers.

8. Whistler

Known as a world-class ski destination, Whistler is a perfect place to enjoy winter as well as summer vacations. This quaint village has seen a lot of development over the years and today it is a high-end, vibrant town with world-class restaurants, hotels, and shops. Skiing, hiking, tobogganing, golfing, biking, snowshoeing are some of the thrilling activities to indulge in for enjoying a great time in beautiful snow land. You can also explore the vibrant culture of the town by visiting cultural centres and art museums. With extraordinary beauty and serenity, Whistler is one of the most beautiful places in Canada.

As a travel destination, Canada is abundant when it comes to places to visit and things to do. With something in store for every kind of visitor, your Canadian adventure will never see a dull moment. Make your travel planning easier by choosing one of the Canada tour packages and get set to have fun.


November 06, 2019


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