Canada Travel Guide : Experiences, Things To Do, When To Visit

Thinking of immigrating to Canada? Good choice, if you ask me. But, before you pack those bags and hit the road, there are a few things you should know.

There is a saying. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. For this reason, it makes sense to do some research on what you are up against, what to expect, etc.

In this article, we will be sharing a brief Canada Travel Guide. We will be talking on things to to, when to visit and a few popular spots you can hang out when you arrive there.

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Just before we go into those details, let’s understand a few facts about Canada.

Where is Canada?

Canada is a country in North America. The country stretches from U.S in the south to the Arctic circle in the north. There are quite a handful of city in Canada. We probably can’t list all of them at this moment. However, we’d be more than happy to list our some of the major cities in Canada.

The major cities in Canada includes Massive Toronto, West coast film centre Vancouver, Québec City, french-speaking Montrél and the capital city Ottawa.

Things You Can Experience?

Canada has a lot of fun packed places for fun events. There is a lake-filled Banff National Park in the rocky mountains in Canada’s vast swaths of wilderness. This is also home to Niagara Falls which is a famous group of massive waterfalls.

At Niagara Falls, people can take a boat ride through the mists. Other notable experiences include hiking newfoundland’s coastline for views of iceberg alley. People can also explore Québec’s European-style cities.

Dogsledding expeditions take visitors to see the Aurora Borealis in the far north which is an atmospheric light phenomenon. There are also a few cultural highlights to experience in Canada.

This includes Toronto’s professional theatre, the Calgary stampede rodeo and winter festivals and ice-hockey games.

Things You Can Do In Canada

There are quite a handful of things you can do in Canada. However, when it comes to being a visitor and the experience, there are a few places you should have on your to-do-list.

Stanley Park

With a current rating of 4.8 over 5, Stanley park is Vancouver’s largest urban park. The park boasts of beaches, trails, scenic seawall & family-friendly attractions.

CN Towers

With a rating of 4.5 over 5, CN tower is an iconic tower with a revolving restaurant. The tower features a landmark of over 553-metre with a glass floor and a revolving eatery with panoramic views. This is definitely a place to check out if you get to Canada.

Capilano Suspension

With a current rating of 4.5 over 5, Capilano suspension is a landmark bridge perched in the treetops. It was built in 1889 and features a length of 137 metres. On this bridge, you can get a scenic views of the forest. If you are terrified of heights, you should probably rule this out.

When To Visit Canada?

While it’s okay to visit Canada anytime, there are a few times that can make a different. For example, should you decide to visit Canada in the mild summer months (Jun – Sep), you’d be able to explore the cities and national parks as this is the popular time to do so.

During these times, big event happen including the Montréal international Jazz Festival (June/July), the Calgary Stampede, a massive rodeo held in July, and Vancouver’s celebration of light in June/August. There are also other events like a pyrotechnics competition with musical fireworks displays over the water.

There is also the ski season which runs from Decemver to March, when temperatures are very cold in most parts of the country.

Canada Destinations

Although already mentioned during the course of this article, below are some of the most popular Canada destinations:

  • Vancouver
  • Toronto
  • Banff
  • Montreal
  • Quebec City
  • Whistler
  • Niagara Falls
  • Victoria
  • Calgary

Hope this covers insights to Canada travel guide as we’ve talked on a few things to experience, things to do, and the best time to visit. Questions? Do not hesitate to ask using the comment session.


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