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5 Best Places in Canada You Should Visit On Your Next Trip

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A country as beautiful as Canada surely has some beautiful and best places to visit. These places are scattered in the whole country and you will be overwhelmed after reading about them.

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Thinking of places to visit in Canada when you arrive, then this is for you. Check these  places out;  

1. Banff National Park 

Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park, established in 1885. Located in Alberta’s  Rocky Mountains, 110–180 kilometres west of Calgary, Banff encompasses 6,641 square kilometres of mountainous terrain, with many glaciers and ice fields, dense coniferous forest,  and alpine landscapes. The best times to visit Banff are June to August and December to  March. Nature lovers will want to get to the park when the weather is warm and welcoming.  It is famous for its surreally coloured lakes, majestic mountains and endless outdoor adventures. 

2. Vancouver 

Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest,  most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery is known for its works by regional artists, while the Museum of Anthropology houses preeminent First Nations collections. Because of its proximity to both mountains and ocean, Vancouver is famous for offering every kind of outdoor sport and adventure, from skiing and snow sports in the winter to kayaking and water sports in the summer, and hiking, camping, and biking year-round. 

3. Niagara Falls 

Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge, spanning the border between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United  States. The largest of the three is Horseshoe Falls, also known as Canadian Falls, which straddles the international border of the two countries. The smaller American Falls and Bridal  Veil Falls lie within the United States. Bridal Veil Falls is separated from Horseshoe Falls by  Goat Island and from American Falls by Luna Island, with both islands situated in New York.  Located on the Niagara River, which drains Lake Erie into Lake Ontario, the combined falls have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North America that has a vertical drop of more than 50 m. Niagara Falls is famed for its beauty and is a valuable source of hydroelectric power. 

4. Montreal 

Montréal is the largest city in Canada’s Québec province. It’s set on an island in the Saint  Lawrence River and named after Mt. Royal, the triple-peaked hill at its heart. Its boroughs,  many of which were once independent cities, include neighbourhoods ranging from cobblestoned, French colonial Vieux-Montréal – with the Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica at its centre, to bohemian Plateau. Montreal is North America’s number one host city for international events and it is home to the famous Cirque de Soleil and hosted the Summer  Olympics in 1976. Montreal also played host to Expo 67, considered to be the most successful world’s fair in the 20th Century. 

5. Toronto

Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario. It is a major Canadian city along Lake  Ontario’s northwestern shore. It’s a dynamic metropolis with a core of soaring skyscrapers,  all dwarfed by the iconic, free-standing CN Tower. Toronto also has many green spaces, from the orderly oval of Queen’s Park to 400-acre High Park and its trails, sports facilities and zoo.  The city is known for being a Canadian metropolis with towering buildings, bustling streets,  and a famous waterfront skyline dominated by the CN Tower, but that’s not all. The city is also known for its ethnic and cultural diversity, its world-famous professional sports teams,  and its competitive universities.

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