Canada Tourism
A Amazing Experience


Canada Tourism is a wide concept to summarize in one article. Here we are going to enumerate the most important cities and sights chosen by millions of tourists that visit this fabulous country.

Canada is the second largest country by total area and stretches from the Pacific to the Atlantic bordering the United States in the south and the Arctic Ocean in the north. It consists of ten provinces and three territories. It is officially bilingual at the Federal level.

Here the most visited attractions in Canada.




Beautiful city of Montreal Quebec Canada

Beautiful city of Montreal Quebec Canada


Montreal Quebec

Located in the Province of Quebec, this is a bilingual city where French dominates the scene. It is by far one of the top attractions of Canada Tourism

  • Old Montreal - Vieux-Montreal is where it all started
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is Montreal’s most prestigious museums
  • Montreal Botanical Gardens - Jardin Botanique de Montreal with large greenhouses divided by theme
  • Jean-Talon Market is a free attraction
  • St. Joseph's Oratory - Oratoire Saint-Joseph an important religious site
  • Montreal Biodome - Biodome de Montreal - Zoos and Aquariums
  • Notre-Dame Basilica - Basilique Notre-Dame
  • Parc du Mont Royal – A free recreational park
  • Museum of Archaeology and History -(Pointe-a-Calliere Museum
  • La Ronde Amusement Park – Located on Ile Sainte-Hélène




Quebec City is a must when visiting Canada

Quebec City is a must when visiting Canada


Quebec City Quebec

This is the real and original Quebec Province. Here you feel like you are in of the cities of France without leaving America. You will enjoy many attractions like:

  • Montmorency Falls
  • Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré
  • Gourmet Train Ride from Quebec to the Charlevoix Region
  • Gourmet Train Ride from Quebec City to Baie-Saint-Paul
  • Dolphin & Whale Watching | Night Cruises
  • Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise
  • Quebec City Sightseeing Tour
  • Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise
  • Quebec City Walking Tour


Impressive tides of Bay of Fundy in Eastern Canada

Impressive tides of Bay of Fundy in Eastern Canada


Bay of Fundy    

Located between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in Eastern Canada, it is known for its amazing tides, making the variations between high and low in this spot the largest in the world, measuring up to 19 meters.

The most popular locations and sights along the Bay of Fundy are the cliffs and rock formations at Hopewell Cape, Fundy National Park, the Fundy Trail Parkway, and Grand Manan Island.


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Niagara Falls between the United States and Canada

Niagara Falls between the United States and Canada


Niagara Falls Ontario

This is the Canadian side of the world-famous Niagara Falls shared with the United States.

Besides spending hours looking at this natural wonder, there are a few attractions for children and adults.

  • Maid of the Mist
  • Whirlpool Jet Boat tour
  • Niagara Botanical Gardens
  • Skylon Tower for the best view around
  • Greg Frewin Theatre Magic Show
  • Spend a morning playing at our award-winning golf courses
  • Sipping Chardonnay on a Niagara wine tour in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
  • Take a ride on one of Niagara Helicopters


Toronto Ontario is the largest city in Canada

Toronto Ontario is the largest city in Canada


Toronto Ontario

This is the largest city on Canada and capital of the Province of Ontario. It is located on the southern part of the province near Lake Ontario. Here are the top attractions:

  • The Eaton Centre is a bright and airy shopping mall in the heart of Toronto's downtown that houses more than 250 stores.
  • CN Tower is the # 1 attraction of Toronto. Go up to the 1,815 feet high observatory for a breathtaking view of the city and surroundings.
  • Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) with more than forty galleries of art, archaeology and natural sciences.
  • Centre Island is a place for recreation and relaxation away from the bustle of downtown Toronto.
  • The Distillery District is set amidst fabulous heritage architecture and is devoted to promoting arts and culture.
  • Yorkville is Victorian architecture tucked inside Toronto downtown featuring restaurants, boutiques and art galleries.


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Ottawa is the picturesque Capital of Canada

Ottawa is the picturesque Capital of Canada


Ottawa

This is the capital of Canada, and the fourth largest city in the country. Located in Ontario it borders Gatineau, Quebec and together they form the National Capital Region. It has many attractions:

  • RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest is one of the continent's most important music festivals. It is features in July every year.
  • Bytown Museum is complete history and construction of the Rideau Canal.
  • ByWard Market is a typical farmers’ market and shopping district during the day and restaurants and clubs by night.
  • Calypso Waterpark where you’ll find state-of-the-art water rides, a huge wave pool, a river run, slides galore, a white-water experience and Zoo Lagoon.
  • Canada Day is celebrated every July 1st on Parliament Hill.
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum houses one of North America's finest collections of aircraft.
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization celebrates Canadian and world cultures.
  • Canadian Tulip Festival
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
  • Canadian War Museum
  • Casino du Lac-Leamy
  • Christmas Lights across Canada
  • Gatineau Park
  • National Arts Centre
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Parliament Hill
  • Rideau Hall
  • Rideau Canal



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Banff National Park in the Province of Alberta Canada

Banff National Park in the Province of Alberta Canada


Banff National Park

Located in the Province of Alberta, this is Canada’s first National Park, consisting of 6,641 square km of amazing mountain scenery in the heart of the Canadian Rockies

Millions of visitors come here to marvel at the emerald waters of Lake Louise, the Sunshine Meadows and the Icefield Parkway.

There are infinite number of summer and winter activities, or you may want to relax. This is the place to visit this year.


Butchart Gardens in Victoria Island British Columbia

Butchart Gardens in Victoria Island British Columbia


Victoria Island, British Columbia

The unique blend of old world charm with the modern world makes this Island destination a must visit when in the vicinity of Vancouver. It has been designated as one of the Top Ten Islands in the World by Travel & Leisure Magazine in 2012.

Heritage Architecture, colorful gardens mixed with an afternoon tea, British style, combined with the marvelous view of the Pacific Ocean and the rainforest against a backdrop of the Olympic Mountains makes this for a number one destination in Canada.


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The important port city of Vancouver on the Pacific Ocean

The important port city of Vancouver on the Pacific Ocean


Vancouver, British Columbia

This city located in the Far West of Canada on the shores of the Pacific Ocean is an historical, cultural and natural center in the area.

It is the gateway of many cruises to Alaska that start and end here, making it a must stop for tourists. All of these tourists take advantage of the many attractions offered by this amazing city. Here are a few of the main attractions:

  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Stanley Park
  • Harbour Cruises & Events
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden
  • Telus World of Science
  • Burnaby Village Museum
  • Minter Gardens
  • Hell's Gate Air tram

I achieved with this article to open your eyes to Canada Tourism. This neighbor to the north is a friendly country that welcomes its visitors with a smile.

As we continue with this site, I’ll write many more articles about Canada.



Facts about Canada

  • Official name – Canada
  • Population – 37 million
  • Area – 10 million sq km
  • Capital City – Ottawa
  • Language – French and English
  • Currency – Canadian Dollar


The flag of Canada

The flag of Canada


Often referred to as the Canadian flag, is a national flag consisting of a red field with a white square at its center in the middle of which is featured a stylized, red, 11-pointed maple leaf.


 

Map of Canada and its provinces

Map of Canada and its provinces



For more information visit Canada Official Tourism Website


images credits for Canada tourism

Montreal n/a
wuebec city by martin st amant
Niagara by paul bica
Toronto by paul bica
Ottawa by Rafael castro
Victoria by Edward tamil
vancouver by tal moreno
tulip by Federico lorca

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