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Canada is located in the northern part of North America, bordering the United States of America to the south, the North Atlantic Ocean to the east, the North Pacific Ocean to the west and the Arctic Ocean to the North. This multicultural nation is the second largest country in the world and covers a vast area, with six different time zones, and has ten provinces and three territories.

There is an abundance of accommodation in Canada to suit all travelers including budget lodging, travel lodges, bed and breakfast and luxury hotels. Those planning a Canadian holiday will soon find that places of interest are numerous, meaning that there is something to suit everyone. Visitors to major Canadian cities and tourist destinations can expect to find sporting venues, museums, art galleries, theme parks, beaches, landmarks, hiking trails, national parks, monuments, festivals, top entertainment and quality shopping.

Canada has a long and rich heritage, with a wealth of famous attractions and places of interest to visit, including the Canadian Mountains, Niagara Falls, St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Vancouver, Manitoba and Alberta.


Alberta - British Columbia - Manitoba - Nova Scotia - Ontario - Quebec

World Guide to Banff, AB, Canada
The Banff townsite may be fairly small, but its tourist appeal is huge. Known as the capital of the Canadian Rockies, the town is part of the enormous Banff National Park, a World Heritage Site offering a host of recreational activities.
World Guide to Calgary, AB, Canada
One of the largest and youngest cities in the country, Calgary is close to the Canadian Rockies, in Alberta. The city's downtown area contains many impressive high-rise skyscrapers, together with walkways high over the busy streets.
World Guide to Edmonton, AB, Canada
Edmonton is one of the country's most northern cities and is spread around the North Saskatchewan River, which snakes through the center. The downtown area has been greatly redeveloped and features many notable buildings.
World Guide to Halifax, NS, Canada
Nova Scotia's capital city, Halifax is best known for its magnificent natural harbor, which is one of the world's largest. Founded in the mid-18th century, Halifax is a relaxed, hilly city, with a selection of seaside towns and resorts nearby.
World Guide to Jasper, AB, Canada
The Jasper townsite stands at the confluence of the Athabasca and Miette rivers. Located in the center of Alberta's Jasper National Park, a World Heritage Site, the town offers plenty of hiking trails and stunning mountain views.
World Guide to Lake Louise, AB, Canada
Lake Louise is amongst the most-visited destination within the Banff National Park and enjoys a spectacular backdrop provided by the Canadian Rockies. The resort of Lake Louise Village is just minutes away from the shoreline of the lake itself.
World Guide to Montreal, QC, Canada
Montreal is a vast metropolis and Canada's second-largest city. Situated in the state of Quebec (QC), Montreal is known for its distinct English / French flavor and the city's skyline features many spectacular glass skyscrapers.
World Guide to Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
One of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Niagara Falls attracts around five million tourists every year. Nearby, the city of Niagara Falls has been greatly developed with tourism in mind and features many top museums.
World Guide to Niagara on the Lake, ON, Canada
One of Ontario's most charming and attractive tourist destinations, the town of Niagara on the Lake lies just a matter of minutes downstream from the world-famous Niagara Falls and is located on the scenic shore of Lake Ontario.
World Guide to Ottawa, ON, Canada
The city of Ottawa is situated in Ontario, at the meeting point of the Rideau, Gatineau and Ottawa rivers. Surrounded by a greenbelt, Ottawa offers an array of cultural activities and an extensive calendar of superb festivals.
World Guide to Quebec City, QC, Canada
Quebec City is the very heart of the country's French culture and stands alongside the St. Lawrence River, offering a rich past. The Old Town area is surrounded by historic fortifications and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
World Guide to Toronto, QC, Canada
The largest city in Canada, Toronto is home to the world's tallest free-standing structure, the CN Tower, which towers over many other stylish buildings nearby. Toronto is a vast city and is often simply known as the 'Megacity'.
World Guide to Vancouver, BC, Canada
A sophisticated and cosmopolitan city, Vancouver lies in the state of British Columbia and is one of Canada's most appealing cities. Close to snowcapped mountains and the ocean, the city's port is based around the Burrard Inlet.
World Guide to Victoria, BC, Canada
Located on the far southerly side of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and attracts around four million tourists annually. Victoria is home to an especially busy harbour and enjoys some of Canada's finest weather.
World Guide to Whistler, BC, Canada
Ranking amongst the very best ski resorts in North America, Whistler has much to offer, whatever the time of the year. Summer hiking and winter skiing are to be found around both the Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain areas.
World Guide to Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Standing at the point where the Assiniboine and Red rivers meet, Winnipeg is a diverse city, known for its seasonal weather. Summers here are particularly hot and appealing, while in winter, cross-country skiing becomes popular.

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