5 Most Popular Attractions
Where to find best locations on your trip to Canada
There are a multitude of wonderful destinations to explore in the
beautiful country of Canada, and the following are just a few of the unique memorable experiences that you and your
family can enjoy:
1. Niagara Falls
|Located on the border between the USA and Canada are
one of the most popular attractions in both countries.
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The powerful falls are on the border of Canada and the United
States and actually are composed of the three Bridal Veil Falls, American Falls, and Horseshoe Falls,
which is also known as Canadian Falls. Combined, these have the world's highest flow rate of any waterfall with, as
is said, over a million “bathtubs” of water plummeting over the edge each second. After dark each night, the falls
are illuminated by a spectacular light show, which is great to see on a night cruise.
How to view the falls:
Hornblower Niagara is the most popular Canadian cruise
option, and the Maid of the Mist on the USA side is one of the oldest attractions in the
area. Some Canadian tours offer cross-border transportation to the boat’s departure point.
Journey Behind the Falls. You walk through tunnels that
are 130 years old onto an observation deck behind the Horseshoe Falls.
Skylon Tower, which is a 520-foot observation tower with
sweeping views of Niagara Falls as well as a revolving restaurant and an arcade.
2. Whale Watching
Mammoth whales frolic around the Gulf Islands and in the Strait of Georgia, so you can see them when you visit
Vancouver in British Columbia. The season runs from March through October as thousands of whales are migrating
through the area. The most common whales are resident orcas that feed on migrating salmon and transient orcas that
hunt mostly for seals and porpoises. You may also see gray whales. Be sure to bring your camera to record them
leaping through the water and often right beside your boat.
3. Lake Louise and the Icefield Parkway
|The Rockies are amongst the most spectacular scenic
locations, not only in
Canada but in the world, where you will find many picturesque places.
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The Rockies boast some of Canada’s most spectacular scenery, but the rugged terrain poses challenges that are
best handled by taking a sightseeing tour. The guide will take you to explore the picturesque Icefield Parkway,
Lake Louise, and also Moraine Lake and Bow Falls. National park fees are included. This spot is a great match if
you’re planning an RV rental in Edmonton. A 5-hour drive from Edmonton is what separates you from this beautiful
4. Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge
These are two more of Vancouver’s major attractions.. Take a walk through the forest at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Ride the Grouse Mountain Skyride, which is North America's largest
aerial tramway, and see the amazing views from the top. Bring walking shoes and a rain jacket. The park entrance
fees and taxes are included in the tours, some of which also stop at the Capilano River hatchery.
5. Old Montreal City Walking Tour
Most of the major cities offer walking tours of different lengths with a local and knowledgeable guide to give
you stories and facts, and Montreal is no exception. The historic centerpiece
is Old Montreal with its culture, architecture, and history in the oldest area of the city. You will see famous
sites and squares like Bonsecours Market, Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal City Hall, Champ de Mars, Place d'Armes,
and Notre-Dame Basilica where admission is included.
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