Canada is the second-biggest country of the world (by area), extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Located in the northern part of North America, the total landmass of Canada is 9.98 million square kilometres, which is only next to the Russian Federation. The country shares 8,891 km long border with the United States which is also the longest land border between any two countries in the globe. Canada is a very popular trade and tourism destination in North America and people from all across the world come and settle here. 

This is the reason that the country has a very diverse culture and differences are respected here. It also reflects in the politics and other key institutions of the country. According to the statistics from 2019, the travel and tourism industry contributed nearly $40 billion to Canada’s economy. From beautiful lakes to lush green valleys, gardens, majestic cities and snow-clad mountains, Canada has got all it takes to be called a top tourist destination. It is also the home to the famous Niagara Falls that is a world-famous tourist attraction. This is the reason that tourists from all across the world come to visit Canada. The welcoming nature of people in Canada attracts more and more travellers every year. The 8 best places to visit in Canada are

8. The Yukon: Canada is one of the few places where you can witness the breathtaking view of northern lights. If you are up for a once in a lifetime experience, head to the Yukon and you can spot the northern lights in their full glory from Whitehorse or Dempster highway. It is better to visit this place during the winters as chances of witnessing the northern lights are higher in the winters. You can reach the Yukon by taking a boat cruise from Vancouver. Do visit the Takhini hot springs.

The Yukon

7. Bay of Fundy: The Bay of Fundy in one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada. It represents untouched natural beauty. The highest tides in the world can be witnessed here and that is why the place is famous for experiencing the ‘walk on the ocean’. The Bay of Fundy is located in New Brunswick and the only way to reach there is through the railways. You’ll get to click whales up close in the Bay of Fundy. The best time to visit the Bay of Fundy is between June and August.

6. Yoho National Park: Located amidst the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Yoho national park is a must-visit spot with beautiful landscapes and majestic waterfalls. Wapta and Takakkaw are two massive waterfalls that add to the beauty of the place. The beautiful Emerald lake is the highlight of this picturesque holiday destination where you can reach only through private cabs. You can also enjoy a bike ride on the Yoho valley road for an adventurous experience.

5. Okanagan Valley: Canada is not just about snowclad mountains and gigantic waterfalls. It is also the home to some lush green valley spread along with breathtaking sceneries. Okanagan Valley is just the kind of place we are talking about. Popular for its wineries and fruit orchards, it is one of the most beautiful and clean places in Canada. Taking a walk through the marvellous landscapes will make your day. You should also take a wine tour while in the Okanagan valley. You can reach here by taking a cab from Kelowna International Airport.

4. Churchill: A small town on the Hudson Bay, Churchill is famously known as the polar bear capital of the world. It is a perfect spot for wildlife lovers and adventure junkies. Not only the majestic polar bears, but other animals are also found here. You can enjoy underwater activities in chilling water. Activities such as Snorkelling are very popular here where you can also spot Beluga whales. Do not forget to visit the Fort Prince of Whales. You can reach here by taking a cab from the Churchill airport. 

3. Niagara Falls: This is the most popular and probably the most visited tourist destination in Canada. People from all across the world fly to Canada to soak in the beauty of Niagara Falls. Located in Ontario, it is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world where you can click pictures. Sightseeing is one of the most popular activities here. The waterfall looks extremely beautiful at night. You can also spend some quality time at MarineLand. The waterfall is located at a 40 minutes distance from Buffalo-Niagara International Airport.

2. Whistler: Whistler is another prime tourist attraction in Canada. Being one of the largest ski resorts in North America, Whistler attracts adventure junkies and tourists from all across the globe. It is known for adventure activities like skiing, snowshoeing, and tobogganing. The town is a blend of culture, art and beauty. You can also try your hands at snowmobiling while in Whistler. The beautiful destination is at a 2.5 hrs drive from Vancouver.

1. Vancouver: Vancouver is the largest city in Canada. Located in south-western British Columbia, the city is famous for its seafood pot culture, nightlife, gardens, waterparks and everything else you can think of when talking about a developed city. It is one of the best cities in the world to live in as it has both beaches as well as ski slopes that keep the balance between nature and development intact. The city is also regarded as the ‘Hollywood of the North’.