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Why Visit Canada?

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Whether you love rustic, natural landscapes or the hustle and bustle of the city, Canada has something for you on your next vacation. Here are some reasons why this incredible country should be your next travel destination!

Nature

Canada has some of the most incredible natural attractions in the entire world. Most popular is Niagara Falls, which holds the title of most-visited attraction on the globe. With over 30 million visitors each year, you’ll understand why this place is so popular the second you catch your first glimpse. While this attraction is indeed natural, you’ll get more of a tourist vibe here, with fun activities and rides for the whole family to enjoy. If you’re looking for a more rustic experience, head to the other side of the country for a trip to Banff National Park for some incredible outdoor adventures. Here, you can ski, hike, kayak, or ride a gondola through the mountains and get a look at some of the most breathtaking sights in all of Canada. If you’re a winter sports enthusiast, you should also check out Whistler for some of the most exhilarating ski slopes you’ll ever experience. 

Food

Real foodies will love traveling to Canada. It is hard to define Canadian cuisine, as it pulls from so many different cultures that have influenced the country. Toronto is famous for its abundance of Italian food, and it’s the perfect city to head to if you’re looking for a delicious pasta dinner. For a French Canadian classic, you need to pick up some poutine, an iconic side dish of the nation. Check out one of the many Smoke’s Poutinerie locations for some of the best in the country- there’s sure to be one near you on your journey! Other must-try foods on your trip are Canadian bacon, butter tarts, and “BeaverTails.” Oh, and don’t forget maple syrup!

City Life

The big cities of Canada are full of life and have so much to offer all year long at any time of day. Toronto is full of exciting bars and clubs, where you can enjoy a quiet drink with friends or dance the night away until the early hours of the morning. Montreal has a quaint, old town vibe. Here, you can enjoy a nighttime ride on the Montreal Observation Wheel or take a nice bike along the port. Montreal also has a thriving LGBTQ+ community within its Gay Village, a historic area of town important to the city’s culture. Vancouver also has a great city vibe, with five different nightlife districts to explore on your next visit.

Culture

Canada has an abundance of culture within its borders. From French to British to the cultures of the Indigenous Peoples of this area, there is so much diversity to be explored during your time here. The most diverse areas of Canada are Toronto and Vancouver, where acceptance is key and the expression of culture is encouraged and thriving. These cities are also close to the United States border, so residents also get to enjoy the experience of being able to access both countries. Check out some Toronto or Vancouver houses for sale – maybe you’ll fall in love and never want to leave!

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