The 6 Best Landmarks to Visit in Canada

Canada is bursting with natural beauty and remarkable landmarks. When you’re planning your next visit, there is no shortage of things to see and do. Keep reading to learn about some of Canada’s best and most beautiful landmarks.

Niagara Falls – Ontario 

Though this landmark straddles the border between Canada and the United States, the most impressive views can be found due north. Made of three waterfalls, Niagara serves as a popular tourist attraction and as a source of hydroelectric power. It can get quite busy during the summer months, but the falls are a site to see 12 months out of the year. Plan your visit during the offseason to beat the crowds.

Bay of Fundy – New Brunswick 

The Bay of Fundy has a tidal range of 50 feet thanks to the 160 billion tons of water that move in and out twice a day. Because of this, you can either visit the bay during high tide using a raft or kayak or walk the ocean floor during low tide. Visiting during low tide gives you the best view of Hopewell Rocks. Many of these naturally eroded pillars feature keyholes and arches, and they are topped with lush greenery. If you visit during high tide, the foliage is the only thing you’ll see peeking out above the ocean waves.

Hôtel de Glace – Quebec

This hotel may be made of ice, but it’s so cozy that it could convince you to visit an immigration lawyer in Montreal. At Hôtel de Glace, the ice is clear enough to resemble crystals, and the rooms feature cozy sleeping bags to keep you warm and comfortable during an overnight stay. If you’re not brave enough to snooze in snow, you can also drop by for a quick visit.

Banff National Park – Alberta 

Just outside of Calgary in the Canadian Rockies lies Canada’s first national park, the beautiful Banff National Park. Banff boasts 6,641 square kilometers of breathtaking scenery, hot springs, and opportunities for adventure. When you’re tired from a long day of exploring, you can enjoy a number of shops, restaurants, and lodges.

St. John’s – Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s is the only major city in this province, and it is surprisingly colorful thanks to the brightly painted buildings and homes. While visiting, you can enjoy a number of cultural attractions, such as museums and galleries, as well as outdoor activities.

Auyuittuq National Park – Nunavut

If you’re itching to experience the Arctic, Auyuittuq National Park is certainly the place to do it. You’ll find glaciers, granite mountains, icy waterways, and incredible wildlife, such as arctic foxes, snow geese, ringed seals, and narwhals. Though there’s a lot to do and see here, perhaps one of the most notable landmarks is Mount Asgard, a 2,015-meter-high peak that’s named after Scandinavian mythology’s kingdom of the gods.

You could seriously spend a lifetime exploring this expansive and diverse landscape. From large cities like Toronto to the wilderness of the Yukon, there is plenty to do and see all across Canada.

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