Canada is the second largest country in the world, so it isn’t surprising that this wonderful country has a huge plethora of sights to enjoy and things to experience. Today we are going to look at some of the amazing places you can visit in this country, and also places which you could get to by private jet if you decide to rent one. Here you will see the Top 5 Airports for Private Jets in Canada, so that you can enjoy luxury travel in privacy before you enter this stunning area to explore its landscape.
1. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is very possibly the most famous waterfall in the world. And is situated an hours drive away from Toronto. Niagara Falls is a stunning spot which attracts millions of tourists every year, which isn’t surprising when you see this beautiful sight. The falls drop 57 meters and you are able to stand at the top of the falls and view them from above. The falls are located in a park which also contains the niagara gorge, which is accessible by forest trails. It is the perfect place to come for any intrepid explorer and anyone who wants a photograph to put on their Instagram account. Climb Clifton hill to reach this sight and then visit the adjacent town which is bustling with people and life.
2. Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains
Banff National Park lies within the Rocky Mountains and is located in the province of Alberta. If you want a place which makes you doubt what you see before you, this is the place to be. Looking out onto crystal clear waters, snow capped mountains and glaciers will make you think you’ve stepped into an oil painting. Lying in the centre of the park is Lake Louise, which visitors can take a walk around and enjoy a picnic as they look out onto the blue waters.
3. Toronto’s CN Tower
Lake Ontario is the home of the CN Tower, which is one of the tallest structures in the world, as well as one of Canada’s most famous landmarks. The tower stands at 553 meters and houses a revolving restaurant, just in case you wanted to eat your meal in the sky. View the city from above and stare out over the lake and buildings of the city below. If you dare, why not try the CN Tower Edgewalk!
4. Old Quebec (Vieux-Quebec)
Old Quebec is a place where you can step back in time for a short while during your stay, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains some of Quebec’s oldest buildings. You will be able to visit the museum, where artwork is displayed, plenty of shops and restaurants, and even visit the original settlement in the city.
Only two hours away from the city of Vancouver lies the ski resort of Whistler. Whistler is famous in the winter sports world and is a place popular with those who love to be in the snow. After being one of the main locations of the 2010 Winter Olympics, this village has gained international attention and is now even popular in the summer months. When skiing isn’t as much of an option, many still visit to come mountain biking and play golf in the village.
6. Ottawa’s Parliament Hill
Ottawa’s Parliament Hill was built in the 19th century and is admired for its neo-gothic style. Towering over the city surrounding it, it is an impressive landmark in the area. The Ottawa river runs alongside the building and you can take a walk on the trail beside it.
7. St. John’s Signal Hill National Historic Site
Signal hill is the location in which the first wireless signal was received in 1901 all the way from England.It marks a huge part of history and was also integral during France’s seven year war. One of the most significant parts of signal hill is the Cabot tower, which was built in 1897 to mark the 400th anniversary of the discovery of Newfoundland.
8. Old Montreal
In the same way old Quebec celebrates their history, old Montreal does the same thing. Full of historical buildings, cobbled streets and stunning architecture: this part of the city welcomes visitors from all over to come and learn more about the history of this part of Canada. It is certainly an ideal place to come if you have an interest in history and culture.
9. Polar Bears of Churchill, Manitoba
We all know that one of the animals which Canada is famous for is the polar bear, and the Canadians celebrate this in the perfect way by opening its doors to these creatures every year. Polar bears migrate during the fall, and Churchill opens its community gates to let the creatures pass through. Tours will even take people out to see these magical creatures in caged vehicles so that people are able to see this spectacle up close.
10. Bay of Fundy
The Bay of Fundy is located near Nova Scotia is is known for the way it’s tides form. The tides that we see in our seas are formed by the magnetic pull of the moon, and in this spot there is the largest pull in the world. Because of this visitors will be able to see the tide change and measure up to a whopping 19 meters. To really see this spectacle at its best, you can visit the cliffs at home well hill and look on from above as the tide rises and falls throughout the day.
11. Victoria’s Inner Harbour
Victoria has worked harder than most cities to preserve and develop its waterfront, and the inner harbour shows the work which has gone into this scene. If you love a good day by the water, then Victoria is a great option for you. You can spend the day walking along the water, shopping, acting, relaxing or even cycling. Perhaps the most impressive feature of the harbour is the Empress hotel which stand proudly in the centre of the scene, and boasts stunning architecture.
12. Gros Morne National Park
If you don’t want to stay near the city, you can travel out to the Newfoundland area and visit one of the most remote locations in the entire country, the Argos Morne National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site, and features some stunning rock formations, cliffs and waterfalls for visitors to explore. There are several ways you can explore this landscape. You could decide to go hiking through the forest and up mountains, take a boat ride through the river, and even rent a kayak to explore the waters. In the winter the park offers skiing for its visitors and allows you to stay in ski huts.
13. Vancouver’s Stanley Park
Stanley Park is one of the most treasured locations in Vancouver, it spans 495 hectares and is surrounded by the ocean. If you love the tranquility of nature and love to view wildlife, this is the perfect spot to do it. The park is full of red cedar trees and Douglas fir trees, along with a whole host of animals who make it their home. The park is perfect for walkers and cyclists, and if you are feeling fit you can even take a turn through the scenery. The park contains a seawall from which you can view the city, surrounding landscape and the ocean. It is the ideal place to pack a picnic and spend the day enjoying the fresh, seas air as you walk around the park.
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