Learn About Canada
Although having a very small population compared to its size, Canada is highly respected for its diverse economy, quality of life, and level of freedom.
Thinking about the biggest countries of the world, people often do not consider them as travel destinations, instead choosing smaller regions or even cities by themselves. Such is the case with Canada, a magnificent country but rather overlooked by many travelers that usually associate it with cold weather and vast icy spaces. The truth is that only the northern side of Canada is covered by ice and snow for the majority of the year, but even then it represents an enchanting place to experience.
The second largest country in the world after Russia is truly overwhelming for tourists, how to choose among the many beautiful places and attractions it has. Truth is that most people choose to visit the most southern cities, close to the American border, but the wild landscapes of Canada make for truly memorable experiences. Apart from the cities and the wilderness, Canada is also a culturally rich destination, with a charming European heritage, many festivals, great cuisine and so on.
Although having a very small population compared to its size, Canada is highly respected for its diverse economy, quality of life, and level of freedom. From a tourism point of view, the primary destinations are the major cities, with some exceptional examples...
Toronto is the largest city of Canada and the cultural and economic capital. It also has plenty of attractions and landmarks that include the CN Tower, the waterfront that faces Lake Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Rogers Center, Casa Loma and many others, including a large number of museums, art galleries, theaters and parks.
Vancouver is a city of great diversity with plenty of interesting attractions. Host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is best known for the outdoor adventures that can be found near the city.
The wonderful city of Montreal is also extremely appealing, with its Old Town that harbors countless historical buildings and museums.
The countryside of Canada is among the most enchanting and wild areas on the planet. Huge parts of the country have remained practically untouched, presenting some of the best hiking and trekking routes in the world. Much of this territory is included in national and natural parks, with some of the most scenic outdoor destinations in the world. The Banff National Park is among the biggest and most popular in the world, featuring dramatic mountain landscapes with tall snow-capped peaks and mountain lakes, endless forests and teeming wildlife. Niagara Falls is another famous destination - divided between USA and Canada, it is a wonder of the natural world and a key place to visit. And then Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies, that includes glaciers, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains. Wildlife in this park includes elk, caribou, moose, deer, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, grizzly bears, coyotes, beavers, grey wolves and mountain lions!
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