Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America, just above the United States. It comprises of ten provinces and three territories and extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and Northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada’s common border with the United States is the longest land border. Although Canada has a very large land area, considered as the fourth largest country by land area, yet it is sparsely populated. Even so, Canada is a well-developed country and considered by many as one of the wealthiest country in the world. Despite being very wealthy, as with every other country, Canada tourism and attractions are still present in the country.
Although tourism is not exactly the lifeblood of the country, it does contribute to the success and profit of many businesses located on areas with tourist attractions. If you are planning to visit Canada in the near future, here are some of the tourism and attractions that Canada has to offer that you want to list on your bucket list:
- Niagara Falls – Niagara Falls is possibly Canada’s most famous natural attraction as it brings millions of visitors to the site each year. The natural attraction is located just an hour’s drive from Toronto along the American border. Visitors to the site can see the massive falls drop from a distance of around 57 meters, and at astoundingly close distance. For over a century now, Niagara Falls and the Niagara Gorge have attracted tourists as well as daredevils. In fact, there have been numerous attempts to plunge over the falls and survive it; not many were lucky though. There have also been tightrope walkers along with other spectacles. If you visit Canada, make sure to stop by Niagara Falls as it is a place that is definitely worth visiting.
- Toronto’s CN Tower – the iconic CN Tower on the shores of Lake Ontario is possibly one of Canada’s most famous landmarks. The CN Tower peaks across Toronto’s skyline as it stands 553 meters high. Until this day, the tower is still considered as one of the tallest structures in the world. The best part is that the tower also boasts a revolving fine-dining restaurant where you can enjoy a fine meal while getting a good 360 view of the lake and city. Visitors to the tower can also enjoy the LookOut and Glass Floor where they can enjoy beautiful views and sceneries of the city and that of beyond.
- Old Quebec – if you are into something more traditional, then visiting the Old Quebec may be up your alley. The Old Quebec is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and comprises of historic buildings. The Old Quebec is Canada’s most popular historic areas that have been developed for tourism. Aside from just the historical sites you will see in the area, you will also find artists displaying their pieces. There are also different shops and restaurants should you have a need for souvenirs or get hungry while roaming the scenic streets of Old Quebec.
- Calgary Stampede – if you are more into events, then the Calgary Stampede may be the one for you. Held during summer, the event lasts only for ten days. The event actually showcases Calgary’s love for cowboys and similar stuff. There are games, rides, food, and cowboy events that will give thrill to those who participate in the event.