Visit Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls and more!
The most populous province in Canada, Ontario is home to Ottawa, the nation’s capital city, Toronto, the nation’s largest city, and some of the most incredible natural beauty in the world, including Niagara Falls and Algonquin Park. Tourists have easy access to Ontario’s largest urban centre via the Toronto Airport; from there it’s simple to navigate to any one of Ontario’s impressive attractions.
Natural wonders of Ontario
Vast wilderness areas and kilometre upon kilometre of outstanding natural landscapes are just some of the highlights of any holiday in Ontario. A visit to the mighty Niagara Falls is certainly a must, but the falls are only an introduction to Ontario's spectacular beauty. Tourists can also hike among maple forests and alpine lakes in Algonquin Park, or relax on the white sands of Wasaga Beach, a popular fresh water beach location with a number of recreational activities and panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment. Alternatively, a day cruise along Lake Huron is an excellent way of discovering more of Ontario's scenic beauty.
History and culture in Ontario
Ontario's rich cultural and historical heritage is evident in every corner of the province, from the imposing architecture of the Ottawa Parliament to the Museum of Civilization, which provides a fascinating insight into the province's history. In Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario or the Gardiner Museum are excellent destinations for art lovers, while sports fans are certain to enjoy a trip to one of the city’s major sports venues. Toronto also hosts the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival, a summer festival celebrating Caribbean culture and traditions that draws more than a million tourists per year.
City life in Ontario
Toronto's multicultural atmosphere and ultra-modern infrastructure make a visit to this city a memorable experience. Here, skyscrapers and trendy neighbourhoods coexist with parks and beaches. The city has a great shopping scene and many opportunities to wine and dine in style. Meanwhile, in the province’s capital of Ottawa, a tour along the picturesque Rideau Canal is the perfect way to spend a summer’s day. Finally, Stratford, Ontario is a historical location packed with fine examples of Victorian architecture. The city boasts an exciting nightlife and a thriving cultural scene that is marked by the Stratford Festival.
Ontario affords tourists a wide range of new experiences and exciting adventures. Book a flight with Air Transat today to see all that this Canadian jewel has to offer!
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