Banff National Park:
Situated in the province of Alberta, the Banff National Park is Canada's first national
park. In fact, it is the country's largest and most visited national parks. The park's awe-
inspiring scenery and wildlife draw many tourists and wildlife explorer every year.
Sited between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean in British Columbia,
Vancouver is loved for its majestic landscapes that present a natural playground where
tourists can swim in the ocean, snow ski in the mountains all in one day and rollerblade
through scenic parks. With third largest metropolitan area in the country, this place is
one of the most popular places to visit in Canada.
The largest city in Alberta, Calgary is located between the foothills of the Canadian
Rockies and the Canadian Prairies. After the oil was discovered nearby in the early
1900s, Calgary boomed into one of Canada's largest metropolitan areas, attracting
thousands of travelers every year to its world-famous rodeo event, the Calgary
A town of 1,000 residents, Churchill draws huge crowds every year who come here to
see its most famous inhabitants, 'the polar bears'. Therefore, this place is nicknamed as
the "Polar Bear Capital of the World,". Churchill is situated in the Manitoba province on
the Hudson Bay shore.
Other Popular Attractions:
Apart from these, Ottawa, Whistler, Quebec City, Toronto and Montreal are some of the
other famous attractions of Canada, which you must explore when in Canada.
Best Time for Holidaying in Canada
You can visit Canada at any time during the year, as the country has something in store
for every season. There are four distinct seasons in Canada - spring, summer, autumn
and winter. The best time to visit this country is during Spring, Summer and Autumn,
encompassing the months of April to October. In fact, the summer season is the peak
tourist season in Canada. So, you should plan your Canada trip during this time and
enjoy the fullest.
Must Buy Things from Canada
As far as shopping is concerned, you can get many a things from Canada ranging from
delicious foodstuffs to fine wines & whiskies, aesthetic paintings and sculptures, to fine
handcrafted articles and magnificent textiles. You can find great variety for smoked and
fresh salmon, Quebec for maple syrup & maple sugar and Niagara for exclusive wines.
Also, don't forget to buy up a bottle or two of Canada's great Rye Whiskey on your
Canada travel! Apart from these food items, Hudson's Bay blankets, prints by Canadian
artists in Quebec, British Columbian jade products, Native arts and crafts and rugs
handmade in Nova Scotia. And of course, there are numbers of kitschy mementoes
like miniature plastic beavers and Mounties at tourist spots like the Niagara Falls. So,
choose whatever you want to bring from your next Canada tour.
Explore Options to Reach Canada
Before booking your Canada holiday packages, you must know about the ways to
reach this beautiful country. To know more, read on:
You can reach Canada by air by landing at any of the three major airports of Canada,
Dorval airport Montreal, Pearson Airport Toronto and Vancouver International Airport.
Many major British, European, American and Australian airlines fly into Canada.
The Amtrak runs four services to Canada - New York City to Montreal, Chicago to
Toronto, New York City to Toronto, and Seattle to Vancouver.
You can easily travel to Canada by car as the highway system in the USA meets up
with its Canadian counterpart at various points. Friday and Sunday are extremely busy
times at these international crossings – so be prepared to wait or avoid crossing in
to either country on those days. However, the roads are good with good landscape
offering remarkable travelling experience. Bus services connect most major US cities
with important destinations in Canada but you may have to change buses en route.