Canada, located in North America, is composed of three territories and ten provinces. It lies to the Atlantic Ocean in the east toward the Pacific Ocean and Arctic Ocean in the north. Its vast area is 9.9 million square kilometers even bigger than the United States, with a population of more than thirty four million as of 2011. Ottawa is the country’s capital though its largest city is Toronto. Canadians mostly speak English, but some part of Canada uses French as the main language. Despite of the very cold climate, the country is still endowed with rich natural resources. Some of the popular festivals held yearly are Manitoba Summer Fair, Midway Lake Music Festival, Windscape Kite Festival, Festival du Voyageur, Winter City Festival, Okanagan Fall Wine Festival and Montreal Classic Boat Festival.
Bay of Fundy
Bay of Fundy is so popular due to having the tallest tidal range of 16.2 meters and billion tons of sea water flows in and out of the bay. Currently, it is selected to be one of the twenty eight finalists to the New 7 wonders of the world competition. It is situated in the middle of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick with a small area touching the US territory. The unusual tides create a diverse marine ecosystem where several plant and animal species can be found. Some scenic views you can find in the area are national museums, hiking trails, light houses and tide harbors.
Niagara Falls is located in the borders of Canada and United States in the middle of two cities named New York and Niagara Falls. It is known to be the biggest waterfall in the continent basing the volume of water present, which is at 168,000 cubic meters every single minute during the high season. This large waterfall is actually composed of three smaller falls including Bridal Veil Falls, American Falls and the Horseshoe Falls which is the biggest among the three at 790 meters wide.
Nahanni National Park
Nahanni National Park, which is located I the Northwest Territories of Canada, protects a part of the Mackenzie Mountains with an adventure of wilderness rivers, alpine tundra, canyons and gorges. The area’s center is the South Nahanni River where four canyons can be found reaching a depth of 1 square kilometer each. There are three cities near the national park, and they are Fort Liard, Nahanni Butte and Fort Simpson. Established in 1976, the vast area of the national park is at 11, 602 square miles. Most importantly, this is the first place to be given the recognition as World Heritage by UNESCO.
Della Falls is a waterfall located in 37 miles from Port Alberni, British Columbia. It is known to be the tallest waterfalls in the country with a height of 1443 feet. The area is not easily accessible by any form of transportation except for a helicopter which is the fastest way. A boat ride is also possible, but you need to cross the Great Central Lake first. If you are to take land transportation, you can take the road which is located at the other side of Strathcona Park, and then take a cross for 21 miles, followed by a 9 mile camping area which is already the base of the Della Falls. Due to the complexity of the route, only professional hikers are encouraged to trek and explore the area.
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park, situated in the west coast of Newfoundland was proclaimed as a national park in the year 1987. It is a vast area of 697 square miles with magnificent natural wonders like mountains, wildlife, glaciers, camping sites, cliffs and lakes. It is known to be the second biggest national park in Canada which was established in 1973. There is a very diverse wildlife in the park and some animal species include arctic hare, moose, sea ducks, bear, lynx and caribou. Not only wildlife is present since animal wonders are also available like trout, eels, smelt, stickleback, char, sea lamprey, shad and sturgeon.