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With areas of outstanding natural beauty, alongside a wealth of interesting tourist attractions, it is not surprising that so many people flock to the second largest country in the world, Canada, every year. With so much to see and do, it can often be difficult to figure out which to include in your itinerary. Here are some of the top attractions that you need to visit during your holiday to Canada:
Glacier National Park
A visit to the Glacier National Park will make you feel like you’ve stepped straight into your holiday brochure. The park is magnificent! With breath-taking views of rugged mountains, glass-like lakes and impeccable forests, the park is one of Canada’s best beauty spots, which will contribute to some fantastic holiday snaps. The park is a great place to choose if you’re planning an active holiday. There are over 740 miles of trails that will interest keen hikers, along with boating, biking and even skiing opportunities. While you’re there you may even spot some of the incredible animals that the park plays host to, from grizzly bears to mountain goats to brown bats. Overall, the Glacier National Park is a must-visit for all tourists to experience everything that Canada has to offer.
Located just outside Toronto in Ontario, is Canada’s Wonderland, the perfect attraction for all adrenaline junkies. If rollercoasters are your thing, this is the place for you. With no less than twelve rollercoasters, including Leviathan, which is one of the biggest and tallest coasters in the world, this theme park is not for the fainthearted. If spinning is more your thing, there is a number of exhilarating thrill rides to keep you happy. However, the theme park caters for more than just adrenaline junkies. There is a great range of family and kids rides too, plus there is even the Splash Works Water Park, which provides all of the thrills of the theme park but with the added element of water. All in all, Canada’s Wonderland is a great day out for visitors of all ages.
No holiday to Canada would be complete without a trip to Niagara Falls. Comprising of three breath-taking waterfalls, everyone should visit Niagara Falls at some point in their life in order to appreciate their natural beauty. There are a number of ways you can experience the falls, from a helicopter ride over them to a boat ride, to an observation deck located behind the falls themself. But if you thought that Niagara Falls were just a collection of waterfalls, you are sorely mistaken. There is so much more to this place than meets the eye. There is a number of brilliant attractions nearby, like the Niagara Skywheel and the unique Upside Down House. A visit to Niagara Falls is guaranteed to be like no other.
For a family day out, your first stop should be the Toronto Zoo. With around 5,000 animals comprised from over 500 different species, the zoo has one of the greatest collection of animals in the world. With giraffes, gorillas and even an African elephant, the zoo is a great place to learn about the earth’s creatures, great and small. There are a number of food outlets too that are perfect for refuelling after a long day exploring. What is great about the zoo is that they are committed to animal and environment conservation, so you can be sure that the animals are treated correctly.
With a wealth of different attractions to visit, you should seriously consider making Canada your next holiday destination.