There are few people who have no intention of every traveling to Canada, however it’s one of those destinations that get put off because people assume they’ll need a really long time to see the sights.
This country has some of the most diverse scenery and incredible sights in the world, which is why you should spend a week or two in Canada and see some of this beauty up close.
Here are the top places to travel in Canada:
This is the capital of Ontario and also the most populated city in the country. Many people are unaware that Toronto is also one of the largest cities in North America, making it a diverse place to visit and a great place to explore cultural districts like Chinatown, Little India and Little Italy.
If you’ve got a friend who worked in the ski fields in Canada, it was probably somewhere like Banf. Picture a European skiing village (only Canadian) with beautiful scenery, small-town charm and a lot of backpackers looking for a party. It is, of course, an excellent place to do some skiing or snowboarding before relaxing in your hostel or hotel at night.
Gros Morne National Park
Located in Newfoundland, Gros Morne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also considered to be a geological wonder. For people interested in getting outdoors or even those who like geology, this is the perfect place to visit since you can actually see a part of the earth’s mantle (it’s exposed) and then explore the beautiful park which boasts waterfalls, lakes, cliffs and greenery.
Many people visit the Niagara Falls on the side of the United States, however this spectacular sight is actually much better on the Canadian side. Whether you’re visiting with your significant other, friends, or the kids, there are plenty of great hotels to choose from so you can relax after a day of exploring.
The people in Halifax will have you wanting to pack up and move to this town, as they’re famous for their warm, welcoming hospitality. Here you’ll find plenty of fishing villages to check out, along with interesting architecture, sandy beaches and charming stores.
Whistler is one of the most famous ski destinations in the world, but don’t despair if you visit in summer, as there are lots of little villages and other tourist attractions throughout the year, along with snowboarding and skiing waiting for you in the winter.
This unique city is famous for its quaint scenery, historic sites and interesting energy. Since it has both French and English influences, it’s a great place to see that dual culture in action and learn more about the history of Canada.
If you’ve always wanted to see polar bears up close, head to Churchill, Manitoba. Polar bears are so prevalent that they even have a “polar bear jail” to keep residents safe from wandering bears.