The largest city in Alberta, Calgary is situated between Canadian Prairies and the famous Rocky Mountain foothills. After the discovery of oil around 1900, Calgary had a growth boom; it is now one of the largest metropolitan areas. It is famous for its rodeo events.
Situated at the convergence of the Ottawa, Gatineau and Rideau rivers in Southeast Ontario, Ottawa is the capital of Canada. As capital of the country, Ottawa is the home of many of the financial, commercial and federal establishments. Running through the heart of the city, is the Rideau Canal, the star attraction of Ottawa. In the winter, the canal is converted into the largest ice skating rink in the world.
Thanks to a spectacular pair of mountains, Whistler and Blackcomb, Whistler station is the largest and most famous alpine ski destination in North America. Whistler also offers activities all year long and charming towns full of tourist attractions.
Vancouver Island, named for the British explorer George Vancouver, is the largest island on the west coast of the North American continent. Situated on the other side of Washington State, it is accessible by ferry through the San Juan de Anacortes Islands of Port Angeles in the Olympic peninsula of the State, or through Vancouver on the continental part of British Columbia. It is famous for the picturesque city of Victoria, the beautiful Butchart Gardens, the surf city of Tofino and the dessert in the north, where you can catch a ferry to Prince Rupert, and another to Alaska from there.
Quebec may be the capital of the Province of Quebec in Eastern Canada, but its French ancestry, the architecture, and the language makes it more like a charming European town. Icon of the city, the impressive Chateau Frontenac, is considered the most photographed hotel in North American and offers tours without even spending the night.
Capital of Ontario, Toronto is the most populated city in Canada, and is also one of the largest cities in North America. It has a large number of ethnic neighborhoods such as Chinatown, Little India and Little Italy. Toronto is also one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.
The second largest city in Canada after Toronto, Montreal is the cultural and financial capital of the Province of Quebec. With the largest French community outside of Paris, France, Montreal is a bustling metropolis made up of a downtown district, old town, leisure zone and various distinctive neighborhoods.
Niagara Falls is a series of three impressive waterfalls situated on the border of Ontario, Canada and New York, U.S.A. In spite of often being called the “Honeymoon Capital of the World”, Niagara Falls has lately been developed as a popular destination for families and adventure vacations.
Situated in the Province of Alberta, Banff National Park is not only the first National Park of Canada, it is also one of the largest and most visited national parks in the country. Impressive landscapes and fauna attract many tourists each year and all along the Trans-Canada Highway, that travels through the park.
Situated between the mountains on the coast and the Pacific Ocean, in British Columbia, Vancouver is favored for its majestic landscapes that present a natural park, where tourists can swim in the ocean, skate through scenic parks and snow ski in the mountains in one single day. The third largest metropolitan area in the country, Vancouver is one of the most popular places to visit in Canada.