When most people think of travelling to America, they think of the cliche route 66 road trip, Miami beach etc. But one gem people sometimes overlook is Canada. It’s full of beautiful landscapes, picturesque lakes and of course, they’re famous for being crazy about ice hockey. Let’s see what incredible things Canada can offer you.
Banff National Park
This absolutely stunning national park is located in the province of Alberta and is famous for containing the 10 peaks, hot springs, and caves offering adventure for all ages. Directly in front of the 10 peaks is the Moraine Lake, one of the most picturesque sites the eye can ever see. With tonnes of activities such as white water rafting, rock climbing and canoeing, it’s easy to get lost in this beauty of the national park. Once you’re done exploring the park, Banff town is right outside the national park with plenty of restaurants and hotels to get some good food and rest. The park is so big you can spend days exploring, so a stop over for a night or two is highly recommended. Another cool feature the park offers are events and festivals. From music to food festivals, the park truly does have something for everyone.
It goes without saying that if you visit Canada you need to try and visit the Niagara falls. From one beautiful site to another, it’s clear to see why so many people fall in love with Canada. This beauty is in the area of Ontario. Just like with Banff, there are nature walks and some truly incredible photos to be taken. You can spend the day exploring yourself, or there are boat tours which can get you even closer to the falls. To top of a perfect day exploring, there is also a restaurant located within view of the falls, which makes for a perfect romantic meal. There are also some excellent camping and lodge facilities nearby which truly complete the nature experience. Many companies offer different packages, one being ResortsandLodges.com, there are also hotels and B&B’s close by if lodging doesn’t tickle your fancy.
Notre Dame Basilica
So from stunning natural beauty, to truly breathtaking manmade architecture. This incredible piece of history is located in the state of Montreal. It’s the oldest Catholic church in Montreal. It is known for it’s truly amazing architect and peaceful setting. It’s drawn in people from all over the world. There are options to take group tours of the Basilica which are highly recommended due to the sheer knowledge that can be gained. Until you have visited the site itself, you can’t truly comprehend how it’ll make you feel.
So, there are just three of the things that Canada has to offer, there are many more places of outstanding natural beauty. Canada truly does have something for everybody. So whether you’re planning or travelling solo, or have a family trailing behind you, it’s highly recommended that you put these three stops on your list. If you have any more to recommend, let us know!