10 beautiful places in Canada
Canada is a beautiful country. There are countless different places to visit, and we’ve listed ten. If you are an international student in Canada you may have the opportunity to visit some of these beautiful places listed below!
1. Niagara Falls
Niagara falls is a city located in southern Ontario Canada. In the city is where the world famous ‘Niagara Falls’ are located; a very large waterfall on the Niagara river. Across the river is Niagara Falls, New York. The falls are a great tourist destination for both Canadians and Americans. The falls is one of the world’s major tourist attractions. There are many hotels and shopping areas near the falls.
Prince Edward Island (PEI) is one of the Maritime Provinces located in Canada! This amazing province consists of the island – Prince Edwards Island, and many smaller islands. PEI has a beautiful landscape and water views. There are beautiful beaches and many historical architecture located here. PEI is the home of the famous novel “Anne of Green Gables.”
3. Banff National Park
Banff is a national park located in the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. Banff is Canada’s oldest national park. This park is 6,641 square kilometres, including mountains, glaciers, forests and alpine landscapes. Banff is a very popular travel destination. There are many different types of animals located in this area as well such as the grizzly, cougar, wolverine, elk, bighorn sheep and moose. There are many things to do in this park, like biking, hiking, going to the hot springs pool, visiting the Vermilion Lakes and so much more!
The Yukon is the smallest territory in Canada. The Yukon is part of Northern Canada and has very cold temperatures. The temperature has
dropped down to −60 °C (−76 °F)! All though it’s cold there are many things to do here. You can explore the outdoors. There are many ladn and water activities.One of the best things about the Yukon is that this is one of the best place to view the northern lights!
5. Peggy’s Cove
Peggy’s Cove is located in Nova Scotia. It is famous for the amazing views around the area. It is also know for the historical lighthouse (Peggys Point Lighthouse). This lighthouse was built in 1915! The community here was previously based on fishing but now Peggy’s Cove is a very popular tourist destination! The lighthouse is one of the most popular tourist destination in the province.
6. Jasper National Park
Like Banff, Jasper National Park is located in the Canadian Rockies and has 10,878 square kilometres of mountain wilderness. This park is located North of Banff in Alberta Canada. Jasper is the largest national park in the Rockies. You can go dog sledding and horseback riding in this area! Skiing is also a very popular activity in Jasper National Park.
7. Churchill, Manitoba
Churchill is a town in Manitoba, Canada located on Hudson Bay. This location is famous for the polar bears that live in this area! In the
summer you can see beluga whales here. Like in the Yukon, in Churchill you are able to see the Northern Lights. This area of Canada can be very cold! So if you ever decide to visit Churchill, dress warm!
8. Quebec City
Quebec City is located in the province of Quebec. Quebec is a mainly French speaking province and it’s Canada’s 10th largest city! This city is filled with amazing architecture. In the city you can take walking, bus, bike and horse drawn-carriage tours around the city. You can also take boat and plane tours to see this beautiful city from a different view!
9. Avalon Peninsula
The Avalon Peninsula is a popular place to see icebergs in Newfoundland and Labrador. You canview the 10,000 year old iceberg from multiple points on the coast. Half of Newfoundland’s population live in the Avalon Peninsula. There are tourism spots for you to shop and experience the Avalon Peninsula area.
10. Tobermory, Ontario
Tobermory is a small city in Ontario in the Bruce Peninsula area. Tobermory is a popular tourist destination. It’s famous for the Flowerpot Island which has the ‘flowerpots’ on it, which are big sea rock formation that look like flowerpots! You can take a boat tour to the island and also see the sunken ships just off the coats of Tobermory. There are many great hiking trails around the Tobermory area. This is a great travel destination for an adventurous person.