When planning a vacation, Canada is one of the more popular countries to visit. The country is diverse with beautiful landscapes and numerous cultural opportunities.

Montreal

The second largest city in Canada, Montreal’s official language is French with more than half its residents speaking French. The city is also the home to the largest Canadian casino, Casino de Montreal. Made up of six floors, the casino caters to both high rollers and amateur gamblers who may have only gambled online at site such as http://www.gamblinginsider.ca. There are over 3200 slot machines alone here. Expect to find all the popular table games with more than 115 tables. A Keno center can also be enjoyed here.

Image by Domenic Scaturchio on Flickr

Image by Domenic Scaturchio on Flickr

The Yukon

In the far northwest part of Canada is the Yukon which is home to the highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan. Sporting fans can enjoy a variety of physical activities here such as canoeing or kayaking in lakes and rivers. Skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing and dog sledding are other possibilities.

Photo by Arthur T LaBar on Flickr

Photo by Arthur T LaBar on Flickr

Vancouver

This bustling west coast city in the province of British Columbia has a lot to offer travelers. Stanley Park is a large public park that is a popular tourist attraction. The park is almost entirely surrounded by the Vancouver Harbour and English Bay. Forest trails, lakes, beaches and children play areas can also be found here as well as the Vancouver Aquarium.

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Quebec

Quebec City is one of the original settlements in North America and boasts a rich history. Take a tour of Chateau Frontenac or some of the other historical buildings found here.

Image by Michael McDonough on Flickr

Image by Michael McDonough on Flickr

Toronto

Canada’s largest city is probably the most recognizable. Many people compare Toronto to New York City. A modern city, Toronto has skyscrapers as well as some top of the line shopping areas in the Bohemian and Yorkville Districts. Another site to take in while in Toronto is the CN Tower, which is one of the tallest in the world rising to 1815 feet. Next time you are planning a holiday in Canada, consider visiting one of these venues.

Toronto Skyline and CN Tower