The east borders on the Atlantic Ocean, provinces consist of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick which form Atlantic Canada with its’ strong economic, historical, and cultural bonds to the sea. These points of interests can be best viewed by cursing, says American Express Cruises. West of here is Québec. This province has a deeply treasured heritage that is treasured by its people, with strong ties to its French roots. Another amazing sight is Montréal, considered by some to be one of North America’s most luxurious cities. Just west is the providence of Ontario. Considered the heart of Canada, Ontario is best known for its beautiful parks and lakes, the giant metropolis of Toronto and the city of Ottawa, Canada’s capital.
Western Canada reaches from Manitoba westwards across the prairies of Saskatchewan and Alberta. The most well known and the dynamic cities of Calgary and Edmonton are also located here. The Canadian Rocky Mountains straddle the Western border with British Columbia. The West Coast of B.C. and of Canada lies on the Pacific Ocean. The highlights include the city of Vancouver, the luxurious floral gardens of Victoria, and the rugged breathtaking beauty of Vancouver Island and the country’s interior. Not to be forgotten are the more remote regions of Northern Canada with untamed and unspoiled lands and a wealth of attractions for the adventure traveler.
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Insiders on: Canada
- Geography: Canada is vast, with eight forest regions, glaciers, lakes, mountains, streams, and miles of coastlines.
- Currency: Canadian dollar
- Weather: Winters are year-round in some regions; other inland regions see very hot summers while the west coast has a more temperate rainy climate.