Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Canada

1. Niagara Falls, Ontario

Bordering the USA and Canada and sandwiched between Ontario and New York, the Niagara Falls is a major tourist attraction for generations for its breathtaking and powerful water flow and mists. Niagara is a combination of three waterfalls and the largest is the Horseshoe Falls in the Canadian territory. It is best known for the old ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat cruise that operates from both sides of the falls. It takes the tourists up to down below the falls for a splendid view and thrilling experience. The tourist can also enjoy the mighty falls abroad a catamaran or chartering jet boats. You can also have sunset cocktail tours and night tours to have a nice view of the illuminated falls.
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2. Jasper National Park, Alberta

It is the largest National Reservation of the Rocky Mountains and was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is a major tourist attraction with its splendid natural beauty, waterfalls, Pyramid Lake, mountains, and Athabasca glaciers. Tourists can also enjoy hiking, fishing, rafting or camping in the National Park. Glacier Skywalk is the most exciting of all. You can feel your adrenaline shoot up as you stroll over the Skywalk. This semi-circular glass-bottomed walkway stays out of the cliff wall overlooking the scenic beauty and takes you to a place where the birds tweet under your feet and there are glaciers above your head. It is a perfect balance of experience where you can see the most astounding ecosystem in the world.
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3. Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish

Lying between Vancouver and Whistler, Squamish is a beautiful tourist destination with many outdoor activities and spectacular scenic beauty. Squamish is also the place where you can enjoy the sea to sky gondola. It is a speedy aerial tram that will take you to the massive granite monolith on the mountain plateau in while you enjoy the surroundings. As you reach the top, you can have a magnificent view of the Coastal Mountains and the Howe Sound Fjord. Besides enjoying the astounding scenic beauty of the surroundings, the tourists can also follow different hiking trails suitable for all age groups and fitness levels. This is also an ideal place to start rock climbing and mountain biking in the summer and skiing during the winter.
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4. Old Quebec

Spreading across both the upper and lower town of Quebec and containing the most historic buildings of the city, Old Quebec is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Though Quebec City is the capital of the Quebec province, it looks more like a European village due to its strong French heritage, language and architecture. Perching on the 100 meters high cliff the upper town has the rich heritage of many generations with century-old houses, historical sites and unique surroundings. The lower town on the St. Lawrence River is the original settlement area and houses the famous Château Frontenac that has been converted to a prestigious hotel. Being one of the most popular Canadian historical areas, it is visited by many tourists.
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5. Ripley’s Aquarium, Toronto

Located in the downtown Toronto, the Ripley’s Aquarium is the largest indoor aquarium of Canada that houses several aquatic exhibits including exotic sea and freshwater specimens. While in the aquarium, the tourists can walk through the Danger Lagoon, a unique underwater glass tunnel with a moving sidewalk for seeing sharks, green sawfish, and green sea turtles swimming overhead. The aquarium also houses a discovery center where tourists can watch clownfish, palette surgeonfish, horseshoe crabs, etc. Interested visitors can also pay a visit to the Rainbow Reef full of fascinating corals and jelly fishes. The aquarium has a strong learning component done is such a funny way that none would feel that they are actually going through a learning process during the visit.
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