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    Top Things to do and See in Canada
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    Canada shares America’s longest land border. With a variety of tourist attractions, you will rarely find a country having so much variety and natural beauty like Canada. It has highest tides in the world at the Bay of Fundy to the temperate rain forests. Ensure that you visit CN tower from where you will get a look of Toronto by standing on the edge of the tower with a harness.

    Niagara Falls in Ontario

    It is one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. Niagara Falls is less than two hours from Toronto. Actually, it has two sets of falls: The Horseshoe Falls and The American Falls. One of the excellent ways to see Horseshoe Falls is either via Maid of the Mist boat, which carries you right up to the falls via turbulent American Falls. The other way would be to go behind the fall, walking through the tunnels to get the close view of Horseshoe Falls. You can see Niagara Falls from the Skyline tower as well.

    Visit Clifton Hill as it is a huge entertainment path, Bird Kingdom, marine land and Whirlpool Aero car.

    Getting to Niagara

    You can reach Niagara Falls from Toronto by bus, train or car. Budding wine region outside Niagara is worth exploring.

    Quebec

    It is the largest province in Canada and its capital, Quebec City is on the eastern coast. Quebec is a romantic city with a lot of attractions and plenty of exclusive boutiques. From the art, food and music, this area of Canada is specifically French Canadian. To familiarize yourself with the historic Colonial France you must visit the Quebec City, which is the single city in North America that is stone walled.

    Toronto

    It is one of the international cities in the world and one of the top Canadian Attractions. You can experience the incredible diversified culture in the city from art, cuisine, fashion and entertainment. Toronto is the largest city in Canada having skyscrapers, swanky shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts Queen Street. It is known for its CN tower, one of the world’s tallest towers; 1815 feet tall. The tower gives a picturesque view of the great lake surrounding Toronto. Canadian reinvention of Times Square is Dunda’s Square, which is lesser in size and stature. You can even attend some of the famous festivals including Caribana, the third largest Caribbean festival in the world. The festival is one of the best things to do in Canada.

    When to go: Spring is warm but summers are hot with 25 degree centigrade in July and August. Autumn is attractive with warm days, cool evenings and bright colored flora. Winters are exceptionally cold.

    Halifax

    Nova Scotia is famous for its seafood, natural heritage and moderate climate. Halifax is its capital and can be best seen on foot. So, park your vehicle and start walking. Make sure to plunge yourself in Halifax’s affluent history at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Catch some live music by walking into any of the Halifax's bars and restaurants. You just need to visit Halifax and experience the friendly and cheerful culture. There is a huge variety of activities according to tourist’s preference. Some of the activities include:  bike ride through some of the nicest trails, guided nature and history tour of Mc Nab’s island, wagon ride in a rural Hatfield Farm, drive to scenic Peggy’s cove, and visiting the stunning Nova Scotia Art Gallery in Halifax for local and international art.

    Things to do in and around Halifax

    a) Do white water rafting down the Shubenacadie River, the longest river of Nova Scotia.

    b) Just wander Mac Cormack’s Beach and discover Fisherman’s Cove.

    c) Rent a sea kayak and paddle around 100 wild islands, Tangier.

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