Canada is a country that takes pride in accommodating millions of visitors every year and you can see why. Diverse cities, perfectly maintained attraction sites and jaw-dropping national parks make Canada an extremely popular destination. The country boasts 17 World Heritage Sites, and with everything else it has to offer, you can see why travelers take frequent trips to this inspiring country. With flights to Canada cheaper than ever, some of the world’s greatest attractions are even more accessible. There is so much to see, but we thought we would share with you some of the highlights:
Niagara Falls, Ontario
This isn’t just a must-visit attraction in Canada, this is one of best must-visit attractions in the world. When you find yourself in Ontario, you should never miss a visit to the world-renowned Niagara Falls. To stand there in the presence of one of nature’s greatest wonders is incredible. You can also get up close and personal with one of their boat rides, allowing you to feel the powerful water for yourself.
There are also plenty of other activities for the whole family to engage in, including visiting the Butterfly Conservatory, playing golf, boarding the whirlpool jet boats, enjoying stunning views of the falls from an aerial view aboard a helicopter and taking a wine tour. When evening comes around, there’s even the Niagara Falls Views Casino Resort to keep you occupied.
The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
For those of you after a bit more culture, the Royal Ontario Museum is a must. Probably one of, if not the best museum in Canada. You will have the chance to learn more about Canadian culture and admire numerous collections that include; sculptures, dinosaur skeletons, fossils, and meteorites among others. There are educational programs for everyone who wishes to learn more about culture, history, and art. There is also a well-stocked gift shop and the Druxy’s ROM Cafe. Those that visit will attest that the Royal Ontario Museum is one of the world’s most visited history museums.
Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal
A visit to Montreal would not be complete without seeing the mesmerizing Notre-Dame Basilica. As you admire its architecture from inside, you will discover 32 bronze panels that represent life, birth, and death on the altar. On the western tower of the basilica, there is a huge bell that vibrates your whole body when you ring it. Whether you are a religious tourist or not, you will love the Notre-Dame Basilica, which has become popular with weddings. Weddings take place at the Wedding Chapel otherwise known as the Sacred Heart Chapel.
Banff National Park, Alberta
If you are a nature and wildlife lover, you will absolutely fall in love with Banff National Park. Maybe one of the best national parks in North America, it’s breathtaking views and incredible natural features will have you lost for words. Lake Louise’s’ turquoise waters encompassed by snow-capped mountains make it a photographer’s dream. On top of the beautiful views, those who are more active can enjoy lots of hiking trials and some great bike rides. In the winter, skiing is the most popular activity. Animal lovers will be keen to spot the diverse wildlife to be found here, including wolves, caribous and grizzly bears.
From the stunning natural features to the diverse and cultural cities, Canada is certainly a must visit destination. Don’t just take our word, take the word of the millions of people who flock to this wonderful country each year.
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