Canada is divided into ten provinces, with Ontario being one of the largest, second only to Quebec [the French part of the country]. Some of the country’s main attractions are located there, being the perfect itinerary for those who enjoy nature without giving up easy access to a big city.
To inspire you to get to know the country of the cold, we made an itinerary with 10 places to visit in Ontario.
Fallsview Casino Resort
The largest and most opulent gaming resort facility in Canada, Fallsview Casino Resort, is built on a rock overlooking the renowned Horseshoe Falls. Fallsview features a world-class casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 130 gaming tables. This Niagara Falls casino is the gem in the crown of Niagara’s breathtaking variety of wonders. For those who want to start enjoying the casino from your home, you can check out the list of online casinos legal in Ontario.
The resort also has a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa, a fitness center, numerous boutiques, a modern entertainment theatre with a cozy 1,500 seats, and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.
With more than 120 waterfalls, Hamilton, on the border between Canada and the United States, is one of those cities that pass by, but travelers should dedicate a few hours to. Indeed, the Canadian climate is not conducive to a waterfall bath, but admiring the waterfalls and their beauties is reason enough for a visit. To extend the tour, the tip is to visit the Royal Botanic Gardens, considered the largest Botanical Garden in the whole country. You can see an immense variety of flowers and plants up close.
The border between the United States and Canada is marked by one of the most famous tourist spots in the world: Niagara Falls. Altogether there are three massive falls, which promise a lot of entertainment for tourists. It is possible to enjoy the landscape through strategically located viewpoints or by taking a delightful boat ride.
On the edge of Lake Ontario, Toronto is that city that many Brazilians love. It is very similar to New York – outlets, outdoor walks, snow during the winter, and many buildings are some of the attractions. Best of all, the city has a different climate each time of year: in the summer, people go out onto the streets and occupy the green areas, while in the winter, the restaurants tend to boil.
The CN Tower, located in Toronto, is a tourist and communications tower 553.33 meters tall, making it the third tallest tower in the world. The attraction is one of the main postcards of the city, as it offers an incredible view that allows a 360º view of the city and region.
About 270 km from Toronto is the charming city of Kingston. The main attraction there is the Mil Ilhas National Park. It is an area with more than 80 km of extension, with 1800 islands, where tourists can visit the main ones and take great photographs. The tour reveals beautiful castles and palaces built on islets and modern houses that stand out from the historic landscape.
Canada is mainly known for its incredible parks and natural attractions. Algonquin Park is one of those surprising places worth visiting – especially in autumn when the landscape turns orange. Located in the province of Ontario, between Toronto and Ottawa, the place has trails, lakes, and many options for activities. If you’re lucky, you might find some animals that live there.
Blue Mountain is a charming town in rural Ontario that offers the best retreat to enjoy nature at any time of year. During the summer, the place is the right choice for hiking and resting in the peace of heart. The space becomes one of Canada’s most popular ski resorts in winter.
Bruce Peninsula National Park
For those who want to visit one of those places that look like they came out of a movie, the tip is to visit Bruce Peninsula, National Park. With about 156 km in length, the site is home to rare animals, such as black bears. It is ideal for those who want to hike (in safe places) and admire nature. Many adventurers often choose the place to camp or spend the day.
Fathom Five is a marine park whose main attractions are on the water. There is a shipwreck there, so many adventurers decide to go snorkeling or scuba diving to explore this wonder. For those who don’t want to get wet, it’s possible to practice stand-up paddle or kayak and get to see details of the old ship.
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