Canada, being the world’s second-largest country in area, is rich in gorgeous landscapes and interesting sites for visiting students to discover. The country is home to dynamic and culturally rich cities as well as amazing natural beauties from one coast to another.

Aside from its high-quality education and top-notch institutions, when you study and live in this country, you are guaranteed to have a wonderful time. Since the country offers a wide range of places that you can visit, why not take the opportunity to plan an itinerary and immerse yourself in Canadian culture during your free time?

To help you out, take a look at our list of some attractions in Canada for inspiration as you plan your trip.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the most iconic natural wonders in Canada, attracting millions of visitors yearly. These massive falls are a little over an hour’s drive from Toronto on the American side of the border. Visitors can admire these breathtaking waterfalls from a close distance which makes it ideal for photography.

Banff National Park and the Rocky Mountains

Banff National Park lies near the vast, pristine wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and it showcases one of Canada’s most breathtaking sceneries packed with vibrant lakes, majestic mountains, and limitless outdoor activities. These natural wonders have a long history as one of the world’s most impressive mountain locations.

The busy town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise brings you a much more immersive experience in the Canadian wilderness being at a unique location within the National Park.

Toronto’s CN Tower

Enjoy a treat in the revolving restaurant in Canada’s biggest city at the top of its famous CN tower. This impressive tower dominates the skyline of Toronto, which makes it one of Canada’s most popular sights. The Glass Floor and the Look Out give you stunning views of the entire location. The tower is also lit up in various colors at night.

Old Quebec (Vieux-Quebec)

One of Canada’s finest historic beauties is Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These historic sites are well developed for tourism, spreading across the lower and upper town with many places for tourists to visit. The Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, as well as countless other gems, are located in the Lower Town, which is located along the St. Lawrence River. In the upper town, we have The Citadel, the Plains of Abraham, Place d’Armes, and the Parque Historique de l’Artillerie. 


Whistler is Canada’s most famous ski resort and village, being only a two-hour drive from Vancouver. Whistler has traditionally been a renowned winter sports destination, but it has also grown in popularity as a summer destination, with plenty of several activities to do throughout the year.

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