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Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Canada

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a gigantic waterfall straddling the US-Canadian border between the Ontario Province and New York State. While they are neither the steepest nor the largest waterfalls in the world, Niagara Falls may arguably be the most famous, attracting nearly 20 million visitors each year. They have been variously described as enchanting and awe-inspiring, and since the 1850s, have been among the most visited tourist attractions in the world.

Niagara Falls consists of three waterfalls – Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the Falls, the American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls on the U... read more arrow

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Historic Quebec City
Historic Quebec, now a neighbourhood of larger Quebec City, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old city. Many attractions and mostly all buildings within these walls are of historical nature. This is why the complete neighbourhood itself is one of the top attractions in Quebec, Canada and even North America and declared an World Heritage Site by UNESCO.... read more arrow
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CN Tower
The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing infrastructure in all of Canada. Resembling the Space Needle in Seattle, the CN Tower is considered as one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Visited by millions of locals and tourists from all parts of the world, the CN Tower is situated right in the heart of the beautiful and multi-cultural cities of Toronto in the province of Ontario, Canada, the CN holds the Guinness Book of World Record title of being the most visited landmark in Canada today.

The idea behind the construction of the CN Tower dates back to the late 1960s when the Canadian National Railway decided to build a television and radio platform to serve the greater area of Toronto... read more arrow
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Bay of Fundy
The Bay of Fundy is one of Canada's greatest natural treasures. It is a 170 mile long swath of coastline that stretches from Nova Scotia to New Brunswick. The main pull of this area is that the Bay experiences the highest tides in the world. In a single day the tides move more water than exists in all the freshwater sources across the entire world.

There are many ways that you can experience the Bay of Fundy. There are provincial and national parks full of coastline hiking. There are also natural history museums sprinkled along the way... read more arrow
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Banff National Park
Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada offers activities in summer and in winter that will likely please nearly everyone in the family. If you decide to stay in the National Park there are thirteen campgrounds to choose from. Each one is operated by Parks Canada. There is also a commercial lodging option in the area.

In addition to a number of information centers being open year-round to help you better enjoy your stay, there are also the Upper Hot Springs which enjoy extended hours during the holidays. Once you have arrived in the area you may want to use the bus service to explore the tri-town area of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise... read more arrow
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Dinosaur Provincial Park
Don't you just sometimes wish life didn't move quite so fast? What if you could step into a different world? A world in existence a very long time ago: .70+ Millions years ago to be more specific. This is a place marked with harsh landscapes that have been carved by centuries of semi-tropical temperatures, wind and rain. This is a place of buried secrets of a long-ago world. Those that lived here once are gone now, but they left the evidence of their existence behind. Where is this other world? It's located in spectacular Alberta, Canada, (a mere 2 hours drive east from Calgary) at Dinosaur Provincial Park. This is your chance to take a break from the hurried pace of our world and step into one from millions of years ago and ponder what life must have been like when dinosaurs roamed here and around the globe... read more arrow
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The Rideau Canal is an engineering masterpiece that permits boats to navigate on the Rideau River against the downward elevation towards Ottawa. It was originally built in order to offer an alternate route and access to the St. Laurence River from Kingston in case of an American naval embargo.

The Rideau Canal is about 125 miles (200 kilometres) long and it's historical locks are still in operation today. The canal connects through many lakes along its path and about 12 miles (19 km) of its waterway is human-built.

The Rideau Canal waterway has been declared a World Heritage Site and is the oldest operating canal in North America... read more arrow
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The Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal is a beautiful historical and religious masterpiece.... read more arrow
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The Jardins botanique de Montreal often offers splendid garden style themes.... read more arrow
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The marché Jean-Talon is a vibrant and locally popular semi-outside market located in the central-northern part of Montreal.... read more arrow
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Mount Royal is a natural distinctive landmark of the city of Montreal that can be seen from many miles away when driving toward the city. Downtown Montreal is located at between the bottom of it's east-southern side and the St. Laurence River.
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Pointe-à-Cailliére is a very popular historical and archeological museum about the Montreal region.... read more arrow
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Founded and built by Fr. André in the 1920's, The St.Joseph Oratory is a very popular Catholic pilgrimage site devoted to St. Joseph. It is located on the north-western side of Mount Royal. It has a small church/chapel at it's lowest floor, a museum at an higher floor and an impressive contemporary church at it's top floor that is topped by a large, recognizable from miles away, dome.

Many hundred thousands of pilgrims from all over the world visit the St. Joseph Oratory every year... read more arrow
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An historical shipyard converted into a leisure and walking area. It also hosts an IMAX theatre and is located in a natural prolongation of the Place Jacques Cartier and surrounding old Montreal District. ... read more arrow
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Notre-Dame-du-Cap, west of Trois-Rivières by the St. Laurence River, is a very popular Catholic pilgrimage sanctuary that is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.... read more arrow
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The district of Old Montreal (Vieux Montréal in French), in Montreal, Quebec, was once a walled district in what is today considered as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Located along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the district was established under the name of Ville-Marie in the 17th century, the city of Old Montreal is a district that prides itself for its rich historical and cultural heritage. During the 19th century, the district of Old Montreal was considered as a bourgeois center as the entire city of Montreal became the central hub of politics and commerce. After the Second World War, Old Montreal was forgotten momentarily as the surrounding districts were developed, leaving Old Montreal as it has been over the centuries... read more arrow
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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Fort Macleod in Alberta, Canada. It is a "buffalo jump" that was used by the Blackfoot peoples up until contact with the Europeans. In case you are not familiar with a buffalo jump, it is a cliff that the people would heard buffalo over in order to process their bodies. This particular jump is no higher than 10 meters at any point, however it has been reported that up to ten meters of bones have been found at the bottom of the cliff. The buffalo bodies would then be taken and processed after their fall. This particular buffalo jump was used more than 5,500 years ago... read more arrow
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is the home of the annual Folklorama festival; featuring two weeks of multicultural events. This festival celebrates the ethnic heritage of the region with wonderful food, folkdances, arts, crafts, and music. 2010 will see the 40th Anniversary of the Folklorama festival, which was intended to be a one-time celebration of their centennial. Fortunately, it was so successful that it became an annual event.

Since the festival runs for two weeks, half of the pavilions are operating the first week, and the remainder the second week – mostly in the evening hours... read more arrow
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There are so many wonderful museums in Alberta, but one of the favorites of everyone who visits is the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton, formerly the Provincial Museum of Alberta. This museum contains exhibits of native culture, local wildlife, and contains a number of collections that are interesting and informative. Their mission is to simply tell the story of the people, places, and culture of Alberta.

The Royal Alberta Museum supports several galleries that include:

1. The Syncrude Gallery of Aboriginal Culture that contains more than 3000 artifacts of the First People of the area spanning 11,000 years, and is said to be an amazing story of "triumph and survival"... read more arrow
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Stampede Park is a grouping of a number of seemingly disparaging businesses. Included in the park are a hockey arena, a convention facility, an agricultural building, and some other buildings. There is the more recent Stampede Casino on the site as well. It is located southeast of downtown Calgary, in Alberta, Canada, but access is convenient from Calgary via Calgary Transit's light rail system. This location and easy access make it a convenient attraction to visit anytime you are in the area. It also makes Calgary a convenient point to stay when you are attending functions or events at Stampede Park... read more arrow
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Ever want to visit a Ukrainian village, but the thought of distance to the Ukraine, not to mention the cost, prohibits undertaking that journey? The solution is the Ukrainian Cultural Center east of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Depicting the lives of Ukrainian Canadian settlers between 1899 and 1930, this village provides some interesting cultural and heritage information for visitors.

This very interesting village that is divided into three areas, the Farmsteads, the Rural Community and the Town, and it contains the homes of three of the original settler's families, and a variety of things to observe relating to Ukrainian life.

1. The Farmstead includes the homes of Iwan Pylypow, from Austrian Galicia who was the first Ukrainian to immigrate to Canada and was a logging contractor looking seeking a better life... read more arrow
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The History of Transportation Museum is part of the Western Development Museums found throughout Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located on Diefenbacker Drive in Moose Jaw. It is open from nine to five year round, however from January to March it is closed on Mondays. The prices are $8.50 for adults and $5.75 for students. You can get a discount if you travel as a family or pre-book your group. You can also find discounts through community coupons in the Moose Jaw area.

This museum showcases all the means of transport that were utilized in Canada from its earliest settlers up to the modern aviation age... read more arrow
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La Ronde is an popular amusement park in Montreal that is operated by Six Flags. It is more precisely located on Notre-Dame Island (or Parc Jean-Drapeau) southeast of downtown Montreal.... read more arrow
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There is such a great variety of activities in the Canadian Rocky Mountain area, with another interesting facility being the Fort McMurray Heritage Park, which is approximately 234 miles north of Edmonton. This historical village depicts Canadian life in the early 1900's, and has the following activities available:

1. Heritage Park contains an assortment of historic buildings and relics from this community's distinct past. Walk through the trapper's hut, the drugstore, and a Catholic Mission and learn some moving specifics about their history.

2. Ft. McMurry also has supports a museum that has a number of fascinating objects, such as the two railroad cars, several historic buildings, the collection of handcrafted items from the early 1900's, and an Historical Resource Center... read more arrow
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Nahanni National Park is located in the Northwest Territories region of Canada near Fort Simpson. You can visit the park's headquarters there and many people take a small plane to one of the headwaters found within the park. Overland access into the park is very challenging and must be done through Tungsten in the Yukon. In order to have an overnight visit in the park you must get a permit from the park office. Permits are by reservation only; if you plan to travel in July or August you should book well in advance. You must return to the park office to turn in your permit when you have safely completed your stay... read more arrow
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The Canadian Pacific Rim National Park, located in British Columbia,Canada. It spreads across 511 km sq surrounded by Vancouver Island Ranges and the Pacific Ocean. Popularly described as temperate rainforests, the park is open between mid March and October to the amalgamation of three regions - Long Beach, the Broken Group Islands, and West Coast Trail. The weather here is humid with coastal climate and home to wildlife, marine mammals and over 300 species of birds. It's a perfect setting – beaches, wildlife, flora and fauna a well as history with archeological sites... read more arrow
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Hailed as the archipelago between the sea and the sky, the Iles de la Madeleine is an archipelago situated right at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and defined as part of Quebec in Canada. It is comprised of about 12 different islands, six of which are connected together by sand dunes. The location of the different islands forming the archipelago provides the Iles de la Madeleine a mild maritime climate, allowing warm summer breezes to continue blowing into the islands as late as the month of September.

The healthy, fresh, salty sea air and the pristine beaches have made the Iles de la Madeleine a favorite destination for Canadians and travelers from other parts of the world... read more arrow
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Marché Bonsecours is an historical indoor market located in Old Montreal. It now hosts fine boutiques. ... read more arrow
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The Musée de Beaux Arts is one of the most famous Art museum in Montreal and even Canada. It often hosts many different expositions originating from around the world.... read more arrow
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Places d'Armes is an historical military training spot that has been converted into a plaza.... read more arrow
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The Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel is an historical, 350-years old church that has been loved by many generations.... read more arrow
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The Atwater market is a popular and vibrant market located in western downtown Montreal.... read more arrow
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The Montreal Biodome is an indoor eco-habitat animal conservatory. It features, for example, a rainforest zone, boreal zone and arctic zone that each include related animals and species.... read more arrow
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The Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral impressively replicates Vatican's / Rome's St. Peter's Basilica. Although it has been built to a smaller scale that the original model, it is still one of the largest church in the country.

It is located in downtown Montreal in the heart of the business district next to the Place Bonaventure, Place Ville-Marie, the Marriott & Queen Elizabeth Hotels and the Bell Center to name a few. ... read more arrow
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The museum features a series of interesting exhibitions about the history of Montreal, Quebec and Canada.... read more arrow
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The Insectarium hosts an impressive collection of insects from around the world that was collected by the famous entomologist Georges Brossard.... read more arrow
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Place Jacques-Cartier is an old Montreal town square (or plaza) that is surrounded by historical buildings, restaurants and terraces. Next to it is an "Allée des artistes" (artists alley) where painters and hand illustrators demonstrate their art and sell their creations. ... read more arrow
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The Château Ramesay is an historical house that was transformed into a museum. Throughout the building, you can see historical re-creation of room objects and settings that replicates what an elite house life looked like a few centuries ago.... read more arrow
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The olympic park was originally built and dedicated for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games. Th large land area also includes the Olympic stadium, the Biodome, the Arena Maurice Richard and Montral's Botanical Gardens.... read more arrow
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The Château Frontenac is one of the most distinctive landmarks in Quebec City and located within the historical district and visible accross the St.Laurence River as the highest of Quebec's higher city monument. Visitors can walk through the hall and visit some lower floor boutiques. The Chateau Frontenac is now operated as one of Fairmont's luxury hotel.... read more arrow
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Just a the feet of some of old Quebec's fortifications is the Petit Champlain neighbourhood. It offers one of the most charming historical walks and small brick road sights in North America. ... read more arrow
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La Citadelle is an historic military fort, overlooking the St.Laurence River, that was built to train forces and defend Quebec City.... read more arrow
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Historic site of the épic "Plaines d'Abraham" battle of September 13th 1759 between the british forces and the defending Nouvelle-France one. The area as been conserved as a commemorative open field park. It is located next to La Citadelle de Quebec, west of the historic district and near the St-Laurence River.... read more arrow
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The Civilization Museum of a href="/north-america/canada/quebec/quebec-city/">Quebec City offers a large variety of inspirational exhibits that are open on the world or more focused about Quebec City's region and history. To these exhibits are added interesting cultural activities.... read more arrow
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The fortifications of Quebec City were built in the 17th century. The newly born city founded by Samuel de Champlain was strategically located on a hill overlooking a narrowing the St.Laurence River. The fortifications were to defend the city in case of wars but also to enhance it's authoritative control, by embedding long range canons, over ships wanting to pass by.... read more arrow
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The Terrace Dufferin is the most elevated plateau behind Quebec City's fortifications. It is the main spot where historically, military generals would oversee the naval activity on the St. Laurence. It is located by the Chateau Frontenac.

Archeology display pits were made recently accessible to the public. They expose how part of the fortifications was structured behind the 17th century wall.... read more arrow
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Notre-Dame de Québec is the church of the oldest parish in Canada. It is located in the heart of the city's historical district.... read more arrow
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Notre-Dame-Des-Victoires is a very charming small church that is part of the popular historical Petit Champlain neighbourhood. It's name, "Our Lady of Victory", was given after the victory of the French defending forces in the 1690's Battle of Quebec. It was then changed to "Our Lady of Victories" when another attacking British fleet was sunk because of a storm in 1759.... read more arrow
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The Artillery Parc of old Quebec display how artillery components and powders were managed in the 17th century. It is located in small historical stone building near the entrance of the old Quebec City district and close to the parliament.... read more arrow
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The Promenades des Gouverneurs is a hilly walking path that goes from the Terrace Dufferin, near the Château Frontenac, to the Plaines d'Abraham. It offers a great view of the historical district of Quebec City and of the St. Laurence River.... read more arrow
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The Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is a Catholic sanctuary that receives more than 500,000 pilgrims every year.

The popularity of this pilgrimage site in the honor of Ste. Ann is due to many alleged miraculous healings that happened following a visit to this sacred site.... read more arrow
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The Festival of New France (also Fêtes de la Nouvelle France) is an annual festival that takes place in the historical district of Quebec City for about a one week. During that time, visitors can see people wearing historical costumes and role playing which creates a great visiting ambiance. ... read more arrow
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Quebec City's annual Winter Carnival showcases great winter ambiance in a greatly well preserved historical setting. There are parades, slides within some of the historical districts's street, ice sculpture displays and much more.... read more arrow
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The Fort Chambly is an historical fort built by the New France forces to control and protect the access to the Richelieu River.... read more arrow
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The Pierced Rock (or Roché Percé) is an impressive rock wall that was left standing after thousands of years of costal erosion. It has an gateway hole near it's seaside extremity that can be visited a few hours a day by foot when the tides permit it.

It is located in Percé at the far east of the Gaspésie peninsula and a few stone throws away of the Bonaventure Island.... read more arrow
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The Beers and Tastes Festival is annually held in Chambly. It offer visitors a great selection of micro-brewed beers as well as a nice variety of cheese, wines and cider made by local artisans. This is all held in the charming historical setting of the old Fort Chambly by the Richelieu River. ... read more arrow
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The Canadian Railway Museum in Saint-Constant, Quebec, displays old trains and locomotives that were used from the beginning of the industrialization boom of the 1800's to the late 1900's. Some of these locomotives and wagons can also be visited from the inside.... read more arrow
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The Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien (or St. Felicien's Wilderness Zoo), hosts an impressive number of North American animals. The animals are contained within naturally landscaped areas that can be observed by near walking paths or by mini-train.... read more arrow
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The Granby Zoo contains a larger and interesting number of world animals that are grouped by themes. A ticket to the zoo can also entitles you an entrance to the Amazoo, a recreative pool and water games area.... read more arrow
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The Château Montebello is a luxury hotel made of an impressive and visible wooden rotunda structure which is accessible for public viewing. The hotel complex is located by the charming Outaouais River in Montebello in southwestern Quebec.... read more arrow
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The Omega Park is a "Drive-in" wildlife park that contains thousands of animals that are free to move around the enclosed nature and vehicle paths. It is an impressive sight to see all these animals moving and laying around as you drive slowly by. ... read more arrow
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The Montreal Casino is located on the Ile-Notre-Dame (Notre-Dame Island), south of downtown Montreal, and by the Gilles-Villeneuves car racing track. It can be accessed through the Jacques Cartier Bridge or through the smaller La Concorde Bridge if arriving from the Old Montreal District. ... read more arrow
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The Manoir Richelieu is a luxury hotel that is set next to the St. Laurence River in the charming Charlevoix region. The Charlevoix Casino is located within the same luxury complex.... read more arrow
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The Casino de Charlevoix is located on the western hills of La Malbaie in the Charlevoix region of Quebec. It was built right next of the prestigious Manoir Richelieu.... read more arrow
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The Royal Military College of Canada Museum collects and protect historical artifacts related to military life in Kingston, Ontario. It is also the ground of real-life military cadets training. Visitors are welcomed to visit and experience a blend of the past and present military life at the college.... read more arrow
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The Penitentiary Museum located in Kingston, Ontario, displays many historical tools and items that were often used in penitentiaries over time. It also showcases many inventive weapons and escape aids that prisoners were secretly able to create out of their allowed daily objects.... read more arrow
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The Marine Museum of the Great Lakes showcases a large number of items and docking structures from the past centuries. It displays the historical steam engines and pumping station that was built at the end of the 19th century.

There is also the historical Alexander Henry icebreaker ship that is open for visit and even available as a bed & breakfast.

The museum is located on the shores of the St. Laurence River in Kingston, Ontario.... read more arrow
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The Thousand Islands is an impressive archipelagos of small islands that can be visited by boat tours. Most of these islands are private properties with adapted luxury houses, cottages and even castles built on them.

The 1000 Islands are mostly located between Kingston and Cornwall, Ontario, on the St. Laurence River. The islands are about evenly distributed on Canada's and the United States' (New York State) territory.... read more arrow
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The Bellevue House, located in Kingston, Ontario, is mostly known for being the property of Canada's first prime minister to become, Sir. John A. McDonald, in the 1800's.

The house showcases it's rooms with the same historical setup and items that was used in the 19th century. This gives a clear idea of what life looked liked in Sir. John A. McDonald's time. Adding to the charm of the property are old-fashioned costumed tour guides.... read more arrow
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Re-live what was life in Canada in the 19th century by visiting the Upper Canada Village. Located by the St. Laurence River in eastern Ontario, the sixty acres village hosts forty historical buildings. People role playing in historical costumes enhances the enchantment of the site.

The Upper Canada Village also has been the set of many historical movie and TV productions.... read more arrow
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The Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, is the main national museum of Canadian war history. It displays artefacts and exposes the history of conflicts that happened on Canadian land and in other regions of the world.

The history spans from wars with the indigenous people many centuries ago, through conflicts between British & New France, world wars of the 20th century and up to this day.... read more arrow
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The Parliament Hill in Ottawa is the large property that contains Canada's parliament. The parliament is where Canadian politicians meet for the federal governance of the country.

Guided tours are available for tourists at the parliament. The building and it's large interior chambers & rooms make together an impressive architectural work of art tinted with history.... read more arrow
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The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto is the ultimate "temple" for hockey fans. It is a museum dedicated to some of the most prolific teams and players in the NHL and international hockey history.

You can contemplate the careers of great hockey players that marked their generation like Maurice Richard, Gordie Howe, Jean Beliveau, Bobby Orr, Guy Lafleur, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and many more.

There are also many exhibits and artefacts related to the evolution of hockey equipments and special dedications to some of the great hockey dynasties... read more arrow
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Harbourfront is a neighbourhood by downtown Toronto, Ontario, on the shores of Lake Ontario. On top of docks and Canada Malting Silos, it also hosts park areas like the HTO Park, an urban beach space, and the Harbourfront Centre that is dedicated to culture.

Ferry rides to the Toronto islands are also available at the Harbourfront.... read more arrow
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The Canadian Museum of Civilization that is usually thought to be in Ottawa is actually located in Gatineau and overlooking the Parliament Hill on the other side of Ottawa River.

The Museum is one of Canada's most visited museum and showcases a nice blend of permanent and temporary exhibits. The permanent ones are usually have the country's first people (or Aboriginal peoples) as a theme like the Grand Hall which displays historical totem poles.... read more arrow
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Canada's wonderland is one of the most popular amusement park in Canada. It is located near Toronto, in Ontario.... read more arrow
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Founded around 1880 and moved around during the past century, the National Gallery of Canada has become one of the the top art museum-galleries in the country. It showcases many visual art collections of sculptures, paintings, photography and more.

The current building itself containing the gallery has been voted as one of the top architectural constructions in Canada.
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The Butterfly Conservatory is inside a building on the land of Niagara Falls' Botanical Gardens. Visitors can walk inside a small tropical recreation of nature that encloses thousands of butterflies from many species that fly and rest around.... read more arrow
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Wasaga Beach is a very popular summer destination by the Georgian Bay in middle Ontario, Canada. It offers one of the longest fresh water beach in North America.... read more arrow
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Sand Banks near Picton, Ontario, offer visitors and campers a paradise of beach sand dunes by Lake Ontario. Sand Banks is about 50 miles (70km) southwest of Kingston and the entrance is controlled by Ontario Parks.... read more arrow
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Butchart Gardens is considered as one of the beautiful gardens situated at Brentwood Bay, near the city of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The garden claims to entertain millions of visitors every year.

Butchart Gardens was owned by Robert Pim and Jennie Butchart, husband and wife team that settled in the west coast. Their primary objective was to take advantage of the rich limestone deposits that they needed for their cement production, since Butchart's main business was manufacturing of Portland cement, which they opened in Owen Sound, Ontario in 1888.
In 1904, Butchart family home was finally established near the quarry located at Tod inlet, Saanich Peninsula, Vancouver Island... read more arrow
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Stanley Park is stretched in 1, 001 acres and situated at the border of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is recognized as the greatest park, and in fact has been awarded the sixteenth position as being one of the best around the world, and the sixth in North America.

Stanley Park is the first in Vancouver and the main attractions of the city. The natural atmosphere of the park brought by fir trees, cedar, hemlock, wildlife and lagoons all appeals to many plant lover and environmentalist.

The park opened for public in 1888 by then Lord Stanley, Governor-General in Canada... read more arrow
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Science World, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is an appealing and remarkable science exhibit housed in the Expo Centre geodesic dome from the 1986 World's Fair. After World's Fair closed, with government backing, a massive fund raising campaign began, and in 1988 the new Expo Centre's latest expansion opened to over 300,000 visitors. Old and young visitors alike will find many activities in the feature exhibitions, galleries, OMNIMAX theatre, and science theatre; consequently finding many choices of how to spend the day.

There are several very fascinating exhibits in Science World, and include the following:

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Situated in Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens is an exciting tourist destination to visit! Being the abode of various species such as moths, butterflies, fishes, and birds, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens turns agile for a colorful, exciting visit. Formulated with 12,000 sq ft area, it serves as a riot of aromas, panoramic view and tropical color. This flora land flickers bright with 3000 colorful butterflies where the visitors can enjoy their trip with real pleasure. The mesmerizing beauty of the place, flamingos, exclusive tropical birds, Koi swimming and the multihued butterflies makes the place very special. Victoria Butterfly Gardens will be a real retreat to individuals haunting for a discovery voyage, and as well for the ones who enjoy breathing visual feast!

The garden is completely computer controlled for maintaining the light, moisture, mist, temperature change, and humidity level... read more arrow
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Sea to Sky Highway, being winded with 5 trenchant biogeoclimatic zones starting in Vancouver, Mountain and Coast region of BC through costal rain forest on the Horseshoe Bay, all the way via Squamish, Provincial Park, and finally the Resort Municipality of Whistler. With intense picturesque look, Sea to Sky Highway intersects 2 significant and historic routes namely the Pemberton Trail and as well the Gold Rush Heritage Trail.

Sea to Sky Highway, otherwise called as Hwy 99 gives a complete outdoor fun, wherein you can spend your time with gratefulness. Also if you are a history buff and crave to know about those BC's era, this place will be worth visiting. Situated in the British Columbia in Canada, this Hwy 99 endures from West Vancouver to Whistler... read more arrow
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Situated in the Fitzsimmons Range in British Columbia, Canada, the Whistler Mountain is originally called as London Mountain. This awe-inspiring mountain range covers 4500 acres of terrain ski flip, which is proudly defined as one among the highest ski resorts in North America. Whistler is most familiarly known during summer months, since Mountain Bike Community visit here to have real fulfillment in this Mountain Bike Park.

On making your visit here, you can enjoy fun-filled activities such as dining, cross country skiing, heli skiing, snow shoeing, skiing, ice skating, mountain biking, fishing, biking, shopping, horseback riding, helicopter riding, swimming, nightlife, parasailing, fishing, kayaking, snowmobiling and many more... read more arrow
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Barkerville is one of the best and largest historical destinations situated in British Columbia, Canada. With the thirst to experience the rich heritage attraction, thousands of travelers come here and cherish their moments along with their family and friends. Over 100 conserved historic buildings, Barkerville is defined as an interpreter of Victorian Gold Rush Era. Though this heritage attraction is open all around the year, visitors are allowed only from the mid of May until September. The site is planned to open on May 14th and has engaging festivities with special events throughout... read more arrow
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Granville Island peninsula / shopping district, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, was named one of the world's greatest places by the Project for Public Spaces in 2004. Originally the area was connected to the mainland in 1919. It quickly became a manufacturing district. By 1949 the government began evicting people as a result of typhoid cases and a murder in the area.

Beginning in the 1970's the site began to be redeveloped by the federal government. The renovation maintained a focus on creating a people-friendly space. Plans included housing, parks, and exhibition space. It now stands as a famous tourist attraction. There is a large market as well as numerous malls... read more arrow
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This history museum was dubbed royal by Queen Elizabeth II in 1986. The history museum is the home to three permanent galleries and an IMAX theater. It is located in the tourist district between the Empress Hotel and the Legislature Building in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The third floor is the home of Century Hall. This permanent gallery gives visitors a look at the history of the past century. The gallery tour concludes with a walk down a replica early 20th century cobblestone street. The street is complete with a number of the time's features including a silent movie theater... read more arrow
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Twenty-eight floors high, the Harbour Center's Lookout offers a singular vision of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. There are two ways to experience Vancouver from that vantage. There are free guided tours that provide you with interesting information about the various panoramas. There are also a number of installations that provide information for you to view on your own. Either way it is a view of Vancouver that many simply do not leave the city without experiencing, and you may never see the city the same once you have.

You can visit the indoor heated deck day or night... read more arrow
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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a full-sized Chinese garden situated "outside of China" in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This garden states the primeval techniques of Ming Dynasty. This classical park was inaugurated in the year 1986, April 24th. The tranquility of the mountain, hills, valleys and pelts of the urban sanctuary is enjoyable to visit, and as well sipping a cup of hot and flavored Chinese tea will favor the moment overlong.

For a relaxing vacation, this Chinese garden is recommended outright... read more arrow
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Gwaii Haanas National Park and Haida Heritage site in British Columbia, Canada, stretches on 1470 sq km area or about 15% of Queen Charlotte Islands. It is located approximately 100 km from the main British Columbia coast and comprises of 138 islands. These islands are inhabited by Haida who are famous for their rich culture and legendary existence since ancient times. In 1958, this area was declared as a provincial park and 1988 saw its merger with the national park system. There are no roads in the Gwaii Haanas area. There are no stores or fueling stations. Access to the area is limited to airplane and boat.

The marine environment over here is extremely rich in protein content and the Queen Charlotte Islands has abundance of flora and fauna including some endemic species which have actually evolved here... read more arrow
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The park is located in British Columbia, Canada. It is a Rocky Mountain Park situated along the western slopes of the Continental Divide.

Yoho National Park offers individuals something of both nature and civilization. In addition to a wide variety of activities, this National Park also offers accommodations that are accessible for individuals with disabilities. These include interpretative displays and theaters, as well as camping sites, picnic sites, washrooms and TTY service.

For those that are interested in more than camping there are opportunities for scenic drives and photography... read more arrow
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Outside of the town of Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada you will find the glacially fed Moraine Lake. The lake's water is known to have a distinct blue appearance. The lake water reaches it high point in June.

If you enjoy scenic environments and outdoor recreation, you may find that a visit to Moraine Lake is a fulfilling one. Around the lake there are numerous trails to explore. Sometimes the trails are closed due to grizzly bear activity, so take caution. Among the most notable is The Rockpile Trail. This trail is approximately three-hundred meters in length and covers an elevation change of twenty-four meters... read more arrow
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Established in 1907, Jasper National Park, in Alberta, Canada, is the largest National Park in the Canadian Rockies. The park is well-known for the Columbia Icefield and Marmot Basin among other features. There are more than ten different notable attractions and ten different notable regions within the park.

Jasper has three ecological zones, which are home to over 1300 species of plants. Some of the common species are arnica, paintbrush and wild rose. The park is stretched in more than 10,000 sq km area and has Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Glacier.

If you do decide to stay there are numerous options available to you... read more arrow
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Inside the Jasper National Park, you will find a mountain in the valleys of two rivers - Mount Edith Cavell that is located in the Athabasca River and Astoria River valleys in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is known for its magnificent view and the wonderful trails that are accessible via a trailhead at the end of Mount Edith Cavell road. Along the same road you will also find access to the Tonquin Valley trail system which has its own distinct pleasures.

From the trailhead a walk of a little more than two miles will bring you to Cavell Meadows. This is an experience in itself for some, but what nearly everyone enjoys from this vantage point is the view of the hanging glacier... read more arrow

* Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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