You will agree with me that Canada is a top tourist destination, with natural attractions sprawling in all three territories. If you are looking for the best holiday destinations, you came to the right place. We have listed the top five best places to visit in Canada.
Located in Downtown Toronto, the CN Tower is a major landmark, an observation and communication tower. Standing at 553.3 meters high, the CN Tower was the world’s tallest structure until the completion of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai. Today, it is still an iconic monument and is considered one of the modern wonders of the world. What’s in it for you? You can choose to dine in the revolving 360 The Restaurant at the top of the tower, gazing at the stars at night or enjoying the picturesque view of the city.
Gros Morne National Park
This is the remotest national park in Canada, and while it might be very taxing to get there, it’s worth the money. The park is actually the setting for Assassin’s Creed Rogue, a 2014 videogame. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gros Morne National Park covers 697 square miles and features cliffs, unique rock formations, bogs, beaches, forests and waterfalls, among other attractions. Also known as Newfoundland, the park is also home to red foxes, black bears, whales, and other creatures.
Banff National Park
Located in Alberta, Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park and covers 2,564 square miles. The geography of Banff National Park constitutes massive glaciers and icefields, mountain ranges, and of course, Lake Louise. When it comes to wildlife, the park boasts cougars, wolverines, grizzly bears, elks, and white-tailed deer, to mention a few. The region is also famous for winter games. However, Canada failed to clinch the coveted position of hosting the 1964, 1968, and 1972 Winter Olympics.
This is a popular destination amongst skiing fans. Whistler is a well-known winter sports destination. Lately, it has also been attracting mountain biking enthusiasts, golfers, snowboarders, and summer tourists. It was among the places where the 2010 Winter Olympic Games were hosted when Canada held the event. Other activities to engage in include eating, drinking and dancing, arts and culture, health and wellness and shopping.
One of the best natural features in Canada is the Niagara Falls in Ontario. It’s the most popular waterfall in North America and attracts millions of tourists worldwide. Niagara Falls has also featured in pop culture with the movie Niagara released in 1953, among other mentions. There are lots of things to do in Niagara Falls, especially during the summer. There are guided trips along the falls and to Goat Island, as well as helicopter tours for more panoramic views of the region at large. You will also enjoy boat cruises; for example, the Maid of the Mist boat cruise, the best attraction after the falls itself.
There you have it, folks, the best places to visit in Canada. Other worthy mentions include Old Quebec (Vieux-Quebec), Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, St. John’s Signal Hill National Historic Site, Polar Bears at Churchill in Manitoba, and the Bay of Fundy. But it doesn’t end at choosing the best destination; the right travel agency is also essential. The travel company on your wishlist can be the holidaymaker or breaker.