11 Things to do in Canada

by admin on November 5, 2012

Things to do in CanadaCanada, at being the 2nd largest country in the world has much to offer when it comes to all the things that one can do when they visit Canada. This country provides with a huge temperate forest while providing the view of the Canadian Rockies. The top things that one should do when they visit Canada are listed below;

  • A visit to the CN Tower or what is known as the world’s tallest building is a must in the itinerary of anyone who is visiting Canada. At 553 meter above sea level the top of this building provides with a great view of Toronto and the other neighboring areas. This structure is also in the list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.
  • Rocky Mountaineer is the next best thing which one should try when they are in Canada. One can travel throughout the length and breadth of the country via this rail service and see the beauty of the Rocky Mountains that leave no stone unturned to impress you and attract you with their breath taking beauty.
  • Banff National park is declared as the World Heritage Site and should definitely be included in your itinerary. This falls right in the centre of the Rocky Mountains and provides tourists with lots of ways to enjoy and spend their time amidst the beauty of the place.
  • Whistler Blackcomb is undoubtedly the largest ski resort in the world with some 8000 acres of terrain at your service. The Whistler village provides with lot of hotels and good restaurants for you to stay in, and this ski resort was a part of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
  • The world’s biggest winter festival is held at Quebec City every year and is popularly known as Carnaval de Québec. This festival is organized at the end of January and goes on for almost 3 weeks and provides the visitors with the opportunity to try slide runs, concerts, ice fishing, Ice tower, skating and other various sports.
  • The Polar Bears are another attraction for tourists who plan to visit the small town of Churchill near northern Manitoba. These bears pass this town around the month of September every year and are a good attraction for locals and tourists alike.
  • The annual Calgary stampede event is another great tourist attraction and is attended by thousands of tourists every year.
  • Peggys’ Cove and the light house that was built in that area are another great tourist attraction. This is based in Nova Scotia and the light house falls under the most photographed structures in Canada.
  • Canada’s Wonderland is a well known theme park and has over 200 attractions for the tourists and locals alike. This park has a 20 acre water park and is operational only during the summer season.
  • Niagara Falls is another must have on the itinerary of anyone who is visiting Canada. The Canadian side falls is shaped like a horse shoe which provides the falls with added attraction.
  • Quebec province is on the must visit places that one should not miss if they want to see a totally different culture. The art, the music, the food all will make you feel as if you are around a French community. This is the only city which is stone walled, in North America.

Though the above list is not exhaustive and there are a lot many things that one can do and see in Canada, still one should try to cover all that is mentioned to have a memorable time in Canada.

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This is a Guest Post by Rajkumar Jonnala travel geeky blogger and blogs at http://travelnize.com/.

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