There are a lot of interesting places to visit in Canada. Many people visit famous locations such as Niagara Falls, Old Quebec and Vancouver Island. Canada also has six hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered.
Underground City, Montreal, Quebec
One of these hidden gems is really hidden. Visitors can eat in restaurants and go shopping beneath the streets of Montreal. They can also watch a movie, attend a concert or wander through an art museum. There is a public square with a fountain where people can sit and rest.
Ardagh Bluffs Natural Area, Barrie, Ontario
There are more than 10 miles of trails covering 254 acres in this wooded area in southwest Barrie. The area has four main trails and a number of smaller trails. Maps of the trail system are placed at the beginning of the trails. People who are tired after a day of hiking can stay at Monte Carlo Inns in Barrie.
Bay Bulls, Newfoundland
There are more hiking trails near this small town. The trails here take hikers through forests and to the top of cliffs overlooking the ocean. Other things to do here include bird watching and whale watching. Whale watching tours are available. Icebergs are visible in the area during the winter.
Kananaskis Country, Alberta
Hiking, horseback riding and biking are some of the things to do in 51 parks in this recreation area in southern Alberta. People who visit during the winter can go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Those who want to stay overnight can bring tents and camp in designated areas. Water activities here include kayaking, canoeing and windsurfing.
Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta
This park in northern Alberta is the largest national park in Canada. Visitors can hike along trails through the forest or take a canoe along a winding river. Camping and fishing are permitted here. Bison, beavers, moose and foxes are a few of the animals that make their homes here. The aurora borealis is visible from the park during the winter.
Fernie, British Columbia
This town’s location on the banks of the Elk River in the Rocky Mountains makes it an ideal vacation destination for people who enjoy outdoor recreation. Summer visitors can go hiking, boating or rafting. Those who visit during the winter can ski, snowboard or go ice fishing. People who are hungry after a day of athletic activity can dine on steak or sushi while they admire panoramic views through a local restaurant’s windows.
People who visit these six hidden gems during their Canadian vacation will have a unique experience. They will cherish the memories of their unusual vacation.
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