Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Canada, America

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Canada, America

Canada is one of the major North American countries comprising of ten provinces and three territories, geographically positioned at 45°24′ N 75°40′ W. It is the second largest country in the globe with an area of 9,984,670 sq. km. Ottawa is the capital city and Toronto is the largest city of Canada and the currency of Canada is Canadian Dollar (CAD).

Canada has a parliamentary democracy system with two official languages English and French. It is a developed country ranking 9th in per capita income and 11th in Human Development Index. Canada is one of the member countries of NATO, NAFTA, OECD, WTO, G7, G8, G20, United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations and many other international organizations.


Etymology and History of Canada:

The name of Canada derives from the St. Lawrence Iroquoian word ‘Kanata’ which means ‘Village’. It is believed that, Aboriginal people were the one of the earliest settlers of present Canada. Canada was colonized by the British and French during the beginning of 15th century. After the end of French and Indian War, United Kingdom conquered Canada and other North American colonies from France. Canada was formed as a federal dominion of 4 provinces in 1867 and Canada Act came into existence on April 17, 1982.


How to reach Canada?

The major international airports of Canada are located in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is well connected with Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and many other foreign locations. Air Canada is the major national air service provider.

Also Canada has a good road and railway network all around the country. Bus, car and RV are the primary mode of transportation vehicles operating public services.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Canada:

Canada is a multicultural and multiethnic country housing the population of different religions and Christians are higher in majority. Ice hockey is one of the popular sports.

The national food of Canada includes Poutine, Butter tarts and Kraft Dinner. Country’s most of large shopping malls and world class food corners are located in the capital city Ottawa and the largest city Toronto.


Places to see in Canada:

Canadian War Museum:

Canadian War Museum is located in the capital city, Ottawa featuring lot of information on the war of Canada against French and British and World Wars. Admission fee is $12 for adults.


Canada Agriculture Museum:

Canada Agriculture Museum is open from 9AM-5PM every day. Entrance fee is $7 adults and $4 children. The museum is located in Ottawa.


Canadian Museum of Nature:

Canadian Museum of Nature features different galleries of fossils, mammals and birds. It is placed at McLeod Street of Ottawa.


Other places of interest near Canada include:

  • Parliament Hill
  • Mosaika Parliament Hill Sound & Light Show
  • The Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Science and Technology Museum
  • National Gallery
  • Supreme Court of Canada
  • Canada Aviation Museum
  • Bytown Museum
  • Rideau Hall
  • Spadina House
  • Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Bata Shoe Museum
  • Canadian National Exhibition
  • Black Creek Pioneer Village
  • Toronto City Hall
  • Toronto Zoo
  • Toronto Aerospace Museum


Best time to visit Canada:

Between April and October is the ideal time to visit Canada.


Accommodation Options in Canada:

Canada is one of the developed countries in the world housing plenty of world class hotels that provide top class accommodation facilities to the tourists visiting the place throughout the year. List of best hotels and resorts in Canada (Ottawa and Toronto) include:

  • The Westin Ottawa
  • Brookstreet Hotel
  • Minto Suite Hotel
  • Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • ARC The Hotel
  • Ottawa Marriott Hotel
  • Mckellar Park Suites
  • Strathmere
  • Ottawa Backpackers Inn
  • HI Ottawa Jail Hostel
  • Camp Hither Hills
  • Barryvale Lodge Resort
  • Candy Residence
  • Auberge Templeton Inn
  • Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
  • Ritz-Carlton Toronto
  • Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
  • The Hazelton Hotel
  • Windsor Arms Hotel
  • Drake Hotel Toronto

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