Nestled in North America, Canada is the most sought-after destination among travellers. Lively cities, beautiful waterfalls and untouched landscapes of Canada are sure to make your holiday a memorable one. Best months to explore Canada are September and October, the autumn season when the weather is pleasant. On your sightseeing tour, you will feel the places have jumped right out of a story book. This is the right time to capture shots of the changing colours of the fall foliage. So, book your flight tickets to this magnificent country and experience one of your best vacations ever.
1. Banff National Park
If snow-capped peaks and turquoise lakes fascinate you, then the Banff National Park will delight you. Located in the province of Alberta, the highlight of this park is Lake Louise. You can see the reflection of the surrounding mountains in the turquoise waters; enjoy a stroll around the shores to take in the beauty of this paradise. You can also visit the town of Banff which is dotted with shopping, and dining options. During winters, you can indulge in ski activities at the Lake Louise Ski Resort.
2. British Columbia Parliament Building
Nestled in Victoria, the architecture of this Parliament building is known for its grandeur. This Neo-baroque building houses an impressive statue of Queen Victoria and a golden statue of Captain George Vancouver. Guided tours of this place can be taken throughout the year.
3. Niagara Falls
Your trip to Canada is incomplete without experiencing the Niagara Falls. This splendid waterfall comprises of three waterfalls: the Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls. If you drive from Toronto, it will take you an hour to reach this place. Approximately 51 meters in height, this natural attraction is a crowd-puller. For all you adventure enthusiasts, the WildPlay Niagara’s Zipline is a must-visit.
4. Quebec City
The Quebec City is popular for its grand winter festival and Château Frontenac, the grand hotel adorned with gorgeous architecture. In 1980, the Château Frontenac was declared a National Historic Site of Canada. Due to its magnificence, it is also one of the most photographed hotels across the globe. This place is believed to give travellers, a European feel; French is the dominant language here.
5. The Toronto City Hall
One of the famous landmarks of the city, the Toronto City Hall has modernist architecture. Situated at Nathan Phillips Square, this building was featured in one of the episodes of Star Trek. For all you selfie addicts, click one during the night, when the ‘Toronto’ sign is lit, displaying various colours.
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur