Top 5 Places to Visit in Canada


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Canada has many features that stretch from the peaks of Mount Alberta, to its busy streets in Toronto. Planning where to visit can be hard since it has so much to offer. Its breathtaking lakes, beaches, and mountains attracts millions of tourist each year.

A natural phenomenon that Canada is popular for are the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights. The astonishing light captures the attention of hundreds of tourists each year, and it is the best to go watch them during winter. The city of Whitehorse in Yukon is probably the best place for tourists to go and enjoy the light as there are many tours that will help them  get the best experience possible.

A trip to Europe can be expensive, but Quebec City is more  affordable, and much closer. Quebec has many attractions such the Aquarium du Québec, and Parc de la Chute-Montmorency,  a waterfall 30 meters higher than Niagara Falls. Old Quebec is also a very popular part of Quebec. Many tourists say that being here  it feels like being in Europe. Winter always seems like the best time to visit since the snow makes it look even more beautiful.

Toronto is one of Canada’s biggest cities, and is also one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Half of the population was born outside the city. Greektown, Little Italy, Koreatown and Chinatown are all places tourists  can visit and can make feel like all over the world. Toronto also has many skyscrapers. One of the world’s top tourist destinations is the CN tower. With over 553.33m (1,815ft. 5in.) in height and more than 1.5 million visitors each year. The CN’s most popular attraction is the EdgeWalk, being as it features the world’s highest outdoor walk on a building.

Canada has over 45 national parks. For those who like sandy beaches, lakes, or breathtaking forests, Canada has them all. One of its beautiful lakes is Moraine Lake, which is just outside of the Village of Lake Louise. The Moraine lake lodge is a wonderful place to stay with friends and family. Visitors can even go horseback riding, canoeing   on Moraine Lake, golfing and even go on one of the Icefield Helicopter Tours.

Old Montreal is known for its old style. Horse pulled carriages and vintage looking houses are part of its signature look. A calm stroll through the old-fashioned  town is  very relaxing. One of Old Montreal’s most popular attractions is the Old Montreal food tours. This tour takes tourists  around one of the most European neighbourhood with , gluten-free,fancy poutine sweets, craft beers, and many other things.

Over all Canada offers many great places for vacation with the family. There are plenty of things to do something for everyone.